News tagged with noise exposure

Noise distracts fish from their dinner

Using underwater speakers to play noise at levels similar to those produced by recreational speedboats, the researchers found that three-spined sticklebacks exposed to even brief noise playback made more foraging mistakes ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Ecology
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Is your convertible damaging your hearing?

Driving convertible cars with the top open at speeds exceeding 88.5 kilometres per hour (55 miles per hour) may put drivers at increased risk of noise-induced hearing loss, according to new research published in The Journal ...

dateJan 09, 2011 in Health
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Restore hearing thanks to new drug

Researchers from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, have discovered that a potent new drug restores hearing after noise-induced hearing loss in rats. The landmark discovery found that injection of an agent called 'ADAC', ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Medical research
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Which Is King Of Clubs In The Noise Stakes?

(PhysOrg.com) -- New generation thin-faced titanium golf clubs can produce sound levels nearly twice as loud as traditional steel clubs when they hit a ball, according to new research.

dateSep 30, 2009 in Health
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Noisy roads increase risk of high blood pressure

Traffic noise raises blood pressure. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Environmental Health have found that people exposed to high levels of noise from nearby roads are more likely to report suffering ...

dateSep 09, 2009 in Health
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