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2014-07-15 23:00:52

Acoustiblok was recently featured on the new National Geographic Channel series, Showdown of the Unbeatables. The episode turned up the volume when Acoustiblok, an award winning thin noise-reduction material that is as effective as 12 inches of solid concrete when added to a stud wall, took on the Nathan Air Chime, multiple screaming train horns that produces the same decibel levels as a jet airplane. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Acoustiblok was recently featured on the new...

2014-06-11 23:01:18

Thanks to an innovative sound engineering solution, a Waterloo restaurant is reaping the rewards. The construction has just finished, and the results are newsworthy. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Noise Pollution is a growing global urban problem. The World Health Organization (WHO) says “it seriously harms human health”. An interesting statistic from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association estimates that 30 million Americans are exposed to dangerous noise levels on...

2014-04-30 23:21:29

In observance of International Noise Awareness Day, HearingPlanet encourages Americans to be aware of dangerous noise levels and take preventative steps to avoid noise-induced hearing loss. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Today is International Noise Awareness Day, and in observation of the occasion, HearingPlanet, a leading national retailer of hearing aids, is encouraging Americans to prevent noise-induced hearing loss by being aware of dangerous noise levels, the warning signs of...

2014-03-21 23:25:20

Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc. of Buffalo, NY the exclusive rights to market and distribute a new bridge joint noise reduction product called Acoustiblok Bridge Joint Isolation Material® in North America. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. have announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc. of Buffalo, NY the exclusive rights to market and distribute a new bridge...

White Noise Makers Help Babies Sleep, But May Damage Their Hearing
2014-03-03 11:21:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Putting your baby to sleep by using a sleep machine could be harming your child, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children in Canada tested how sleep machines are affecting children. Parents use sleep machines, or white-noise makers, to help a sleeping baby fall asleep, as well as drown out outside noises like a fire truck or ambulance. However, the team found that if...

2014-02-18 08:32:36

SEATTLE, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Pharmaceuticals (SPI) has submitted a scientific abstract for presentation at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting in Orlando FL. The Phase 2 clinical trial enrolled 83 subjects with normal hearing or slight hearing loss in an iPod(®) music protocol that induces a slight but temporary hearing loss or threshold shift (TTS). Subjects were randomized in a double-blinded manner to either placebo or three...

2013-10-30 14:05:01

Penn Medicine-led panel reports that noise exposure is a serious public health threat The combined toll of occupational, recreational and environmental noise exposure poses a serious public health threat going far beyond hearing damage, according to an international team of researchers writing today in The Lancet. The review team, including a Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania expert, examined the latest research on noise's impact on an array of health indicators...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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