Health

Air pollution and noise increase risk for heart attacks

Where air pollution is high, the level of transportation noise is usually also elevated. But car, train and aircraft noise also increase the risk for cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, as previous research has demonstrated. ...

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Nighttime noise has damaging effects on Lausanne residents

Researchers at EPFL, the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) and the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) compared the geographical distribution of nearly 3,700 Lausanne residents suffering from daytime sleepiness with the noise ...

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What do we know about the impact of pollution on health?

In a report on the impact of pollution on health, Chief Medical Officer of England, Dame Sally Davies, has called on the NHS—as one of the world's largest employers—to cut its pollutant footprint and blaze a trail for ...

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