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2013-11-11 23:02:40

Acoustiblok Inc. is exhibiting the company’s line of products used to mitigate noise for industrial, commercial and residential generators this week at the 2013 POWER-GEN International Show in Orlando, Fla. on November 12-13, 2013. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Acoustiblok Inc. is exhibiting the company’s line of products used to mitigate noise for industrial, commercial and residential generators this week at the 2013 POWER-GEN International Show being held in Orlando, Fla. on...

2013-10-31 23:28:36

Event innovation startup Party Headphones announced the debut of their unique event concept at the Biz Bash IdeaFest 2013 held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, New York. The event showcased presentations by the top event professionals across the country, with Party Headphones offering silent disco – a new trend where live music is broadcast to wireless headphones. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Event innovation startup Party Headphones announced the debut of...

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...

Airplane Noise Cardiovascular Disease Risk
2013-10-09 10:12:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A pair of new studies in the British Medical Journal indicate that individuals who live near a major airport run a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. In one study, scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health discovered that American zip codes with 10-decibel higher aircraft noise averaged a 3.5-percent higher cardiovascular hospital admission rate for adults aged 65 and older. In the other study, a team of...

2013-10-08 23:19:20

Acoustical Solutions, industry leader in soundproofing and noise control, introduces PolyPhon™ - an environmentally friendly and low cost alternative to fiberglass acoustical panels. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 When it comes to architectural acoustic treatment, paneling has almost always been exclusively been made from fiberglass board. Fiberglass has high NRC ratings, is affordable to produce, and can be easily covered by a variety of acoustically transparent fabrics. This...

2013-10-01 23:18:42

Acoustical Solutions, the nation’s largest supplier of noise control products for worship facilities, will attend WFX 2013 to share new products for speech and music intelligibility in sanctuaries. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 WFX, the largest showcase of church-related products and services in America, is in its eleventh year and taking place at the Dallas Convention Center October 2nd to the 4th. As the industry leader in worship facility noise control and soundproofing,...

2013-10-01 08:33:25

RENO, Nev., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The stress of constant noise is much more than an annoyance or a cause for a lack of sleep. It has been independently linked to an increased risk for cardiovascular disease in a German study of more than 4,000 individuals. Experts now see that noise pollution plays a significant role in increasing certain contributors to conditions like atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries. To assess an individual's risk for cardiovascular issues,...

2013-09-27 23:02:30

Acoustiblok Inc. is exhibiting the company’s line of acoustical noise mitigation products used in home theaters and electronics entertainment rooms this week at Booth No. 2422 at the Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) Expo in Denver, Colo. The event is being held at the Denver, Colorado Convention Center from September 25 – 28, 2013. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Acoustiblok Inc. is exhibiting the company’s line of acoustical noise mitigation...

2013-09-03 08:23:50

Offering more than 80,000 square feet of manufacturing space in North America CALGARY, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Noise Solutions Inc., the North American leader of engineered turnkey industrial noise control, announces the close of its new 55,000 square foot manufacturing plant in Sharon, Pennsylvania. The new facility, which is scheduled to open this fall, will help Noise Solutions better service clients in the U.S. and expand its presence into new territories and markets,...

Study Shows Fruit Fly Ideal Model To Study Hearing Loss In People
2013-09-03 08:05:09

University of Iowa If your attendance at too many rock concerts has impaired your hearing, listen up. University of Iowa researchers say that the common fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is an ideal model to study hearing loss in humans caused by loud noise. The reason: The molecular underpinnings to its hearing are roughly the same as with people. As a result, scientists may choose to use the fruit fly to quicken the pace of research into the cause of noise-induced hearing loss...