Latest Noise pollution Stories
The World Health Organization recently recognized environmental noise as harmful pollution, with adverse psychosocial and physiological effects on public health.
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
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
According to new research, high levels of background noise have reduced the ability of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales to communicate with each other by about two-thirds.
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.
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.
In the United Kingdom, the house sparrow population has been in decline since the 1970s, and noise pollution could be linked to the mortality rate being observed in young house sparrows across the country. Researchers believe man-made noise could keep adult birds from hearing the hunger calls of their dependent offspring.
Communicating with family members is a vital part of staying connected.
If you're concerned about losing your hearing because of noise exposure (earbud deafness syndrome), a new discovery published online in the FASEB Journal offers some hope.