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Noise pollution linked to Type 2 diabetes

Chronic exposure to noise pollution has been linked to type 2 diabetes in animals. So what does this mean for the 29 million people currently living with diabetes in America? Here we look at what this latest study means.

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Noise pollution linked to Type 2 diabetes

Scientists think protection from noise pollution is a human right

Noise pollution is bad for you health. Here, we look at a selection of scientists who, like us, want to find a solution.

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Scientists think protection from noise pollution is a human right

What a fracking nuisance!

Fracking - or hydraulic fracturing – is a type of drilling using cutting-edge technologies which is mostly responsible for surging US oil and natural gas production. But it’s also causing a public health problem. Here we discuss how fracking is causing a lot of noise.

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What a fracking nuisance!

National Save Your Hearing Day, 31st May

A recent study has found that a healthy diet can reduce a woman's risk of hearing loss. But on National Save Your Hearing Day we look at other ways to protect your ears.

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National Save Your Hearing Day, 31st May

A city that never sleeps and we know why

In New York, the 311 non-emergency call service gets 50,000 calls a day, and the number one complaint is noise. Here we look at how noise affects the city and why a study has been commissioned.

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A city that never sleeps and we know why

Noise pollution can drastically affect property value

How does noise pollution affect the value of your property? Here we explain how and what you can do to minimize its impact.

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Noise pollution can drastically affect property value

Noise throws the heart out of rhythm, a new scientific survey has found

Atrial fibrillation is on the rise. Read more about how excessive noise can increase your chance of experiencing it.

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Noise throws the heart out of rhythm, a new scientific survey has found

Sounds like a problem

Regular, frequent exposure to loud noise can permanently damage hearing. In honour of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (28th April) we look specifically at how to reduce the problem in the construction industry.

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Sounds like a problem

Sound advice

On Wednesday 25th April 2018, the world will commemorate the 23rd anniversary of International Noise Awareness Day (INAD). Here, we talk about why this day is important.

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Sound advice

City reviews noise bylaws

Toronto is set to overhaul its noise regulations to help it investigate complaints in order of priority.

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City reviews noise bylaws