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2012-10-26 04:02:06

Acoustical Solutions, Inc. returns to the Audio Engineering Society Convention in San Francisco this week with the tools and expertise to create soundproof recording studios with exceptional acoustics. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 According to the AES website, the Audio Engineering Society has been “the largest gathering of audio professionals and enthusiasts on the globe” for over 60 years, “attracting delegates from over 100 countries worldwide”. Starting...

2012-09-21 23:02:04

Tinnitus is defined as a constant noise or ringing in the ears. A common problem, tinnitus affects about one in five people. It is most often caused by age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder. Tinnitus Control offers a homeopathic solution. OverallHealth.org releases its product review (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 Tinnitus is usually caused by constant exposure to loud noise. This loud noise permanently damages many of the small inner cells of the ear. When these...

2012-09-11 22:23:50

The World Health Organization recently recognized environmental noise as harmful pollution, with adverse psychosocial and physiological effects on public health. A new study of noise pollution in Fulton County, Georgia, suggests that many residents are exposed to high noise levels that put them at risk of annoyance or sleep disturbance, which can have serious health consequences. The research is published in the October issue of American Journal of Preventive Medicine. "Our research...

2012-09-07 23:04:17

Antioxidants, dietary supplements and high-tech brain imaging are among some of the novel strategies that may help detect, treat and even prevent noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus among American troops, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 Antioxidants, dietary supplements and high-tech brain imaging are among some of the novel strategies that may help detect, treat and even prevent noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus among...

2012-09-02 23:04:59

An Australian company Noise Complaint Pty Ltd has launched a new website aimed at deterring noisy neighbours who seem to have a complete disregard for the mental anguish and financial damage they cause others. Sydney NSW (PRWEB) September 01, 2012 An Australian company has launched a new website aimed at deterring noisy neighbours who seem to have a complete disregard for the mental trauma and anguish they cause others. The company called Noise Complaint Pty Ltd was started by CEO Larry...

Underwater Noise Pollution Impedes Whale Communications
2012-08-16 06:01:53

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Noise pollution is a problem that plagues us all. Loud cars and trucks, music, airplanes and more create a constant cacophony we have to learn to block out of our conscious mind in order to deal with our lives. However, we aren't the only ones suffering from too much noise. According to a paper published in Conservation Biology, high levels of background noise, mainly due to ships, have reduced the ability of critically endangered...

UC Research Promises Reduced Noise In Automobiles
2012-08-14 12:52:33

UC research featuring a mathematical model for quick-response, noise-cancellation designed to minimize sudden and unexpected noise caused by road hazards — bumps or potholes for example — will be presented in New York City Aug. 19-22. All noise is not necessarily equal — especially when it comes to sound minimization in automobiles. For instance, automakers have long used sound-absorbing materials (passive control) in the design of cars in order to minimize engine...

Whales Coping With Undersea Noise
2012-07-17 18:36:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Because extremely loud noises can travel underwater for thousands of miles, they cause over a quarter-million sea creatures to suffer some kind of hearing loss every year, a number experts warn is on the rise. The good news is that whales are able to consciously decrease their hearing sensitivity and prevent hearing loss if given ample warning of an impending loud noise, according to a pair of marine biologists who published their...


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