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Don’t wave goodbye to your hearing

Every day, we experience sound in our environment. Here we discuss the effects noise can have on you.

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Don’t wave goodbye to your hearing

Sounds like a problem

Inner-city living makes for healthier, happier people - so said a study carried out last year. Here we discuss the problems of inner-city living.

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Sounds like a problem

Heliport hell

New research suggests that noise caused by London’s only commercial heliport in Battersea may pose a health risk to residents. Here we discuss the effects of noise pollution from the heliport

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Heliport hell

Noise pollution… Dolphins aren’t a big fan!

A new project has been launched to cut the noise pollution caused by the installation of offshore turbines. Here we discuss the new project.

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Noise pollution… Dolphins aren’t a big fan!

Rock n’ roll is noise pollution, according to ladybirds

If AC/DC are to be believed “rock n’ roll ain’t noise pollution”. But a recent study has found scientific evidence to the contrary. Here we explain more.

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Rock n’ roll is noise pollution, according to ladybirds

Insects suffer with a swarm of noise

It is well known that noise pollution affects humans. Even birds, whales and fish. But now it’s been found that it can cause stress in insects too.

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Insects suffer with a swarm of noise

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