• Methods: A nested case-control study was performed that followed a cohort of 7 445 noise-exposed workers in a steel factory of Henan province in China from January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2015. (qxmd.com)
  • Results: The average age of study participants was (40.5±8.3) years and the median number of noise-exposed working years M (P25, P75) was 21.1 (9.1, 27.3). (qxmd.com)
  • The first prescription veterinary medicine for treating anxiety over loud noises - a widespread problem that can send dogs running away in terror and harm both themselves and property - will soon hit the market. (ktvu.com)
  • Fear of loud noises is a common problem for the 70 million dogs in the U.S. and their owners. (ktvu.com)
  • Aircraft and airport noise are complex subject matters which have been studied for decades and are still the focus of many research efforts today.Here you will find information about aircraft and airport noise and who to contact if you have a question, concern, or complaint about noise issues. (faa.gov)
  • The FAA recognizes that aircraft noise issues can be highly technical and complex. (faa.gov)
  • The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pursues a program of aircraft noise control in cooperation with the aviation community. (faa.gov)
  • Noise control measures include noise reduction at the source, i.e., development and adoption of quieter aircraft, soundproofing and buyouts of buildings near airports, operational flight control measures, and land use planning strategies. (faa.gov)
  • Aircraft noise is regulated through standards. (faa.gov)
  • The FAA has an active program, The Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions, and Noise (CLEEN) program, to advance the development of technologies to further reduce noise from aircraft. (faa.gov)
  • The new legislation thus becomes just the first stage in the process and must - crucially - be followed within four years by more detailed EU directives on specific sources of noise such as road and rail vehicles and infrastructure, aircraft, outdoor and industrial equipment and mobile machinery. (europa.eu)
  • The paper presents a concise view of federal regulatory activities in the area of aircraft noise. (sae.org)
  • EU-wide data on exposure to aircraft noise is currently the least reliable, but an estimate of the number of people exposed to more than 55 LDN dB around selected airports gives an indication of the scale of the problem (Table 1.3). (europa.eu)
  • Although studies of exposure to aircraft noise have examined the risk of hypertension, 1 few have examined the risk of cardiovascular disease. (bmj.com)
  • 2 One early study suggested that exposure to aircraft noise around Schiphol airport, Amsterdam, was related to medical treatment for heart disease and hypertension and the use of cardiovascular drugs after adjusting for age, sex, smoking, height and weight, and socioeconomic differences. (bmj.com)
  • The study by Hansell and colleagues (doi:10.1136/bmj.f5432) found an increased risk of stroke, coronary heart disease, and cardiovascular disease for both hospital admissions and mortality in relation to daytime and night-time exposure to aircraft noise in people living around Heathrow airport, London. (bmj.com)
  • A dose-response association was seen between admissions to hospital for cardiovascular disease and the level of aircraft noise. (bmj.com)
  • 27) During the high speed test the blades of turbine 1 were rotated at high speed, which generated a loud noise for approximately a minute, after which a braking system was applied, which generated a different, very loud noise similar in character to the noise of a jet aircraft. (wind-watch.org)
  • The principal sources of environmental noise are surface motor vehicles, aircraft, trains and industrial sources. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers have compared data on daytime and night-time aircraft noise with hospital admissions and death rates among 3.6 million people living near London's Heathrow airport. (www.nhs.uk)
  • With arguments raging about the proposed expansion of Heathrow and other airports to increase UK flight capacity, the possible impact of aircraft noise on health is an important topic for research. (www.nhs.uk)
  • A further study published in the BMJ looked at whether exposure to aircraft noise increases the risk of hospitalisation for cardiovascular diseases in people of 65 or older living near airports. (www.nhs.uk)
  • The US study found a 3.5% higher hospital admission rate in areas with higher aircraft noise. (www.nhs.uk)
  • In this study, researchers investigated the association of aircraft noise with risk of stroke , coronary heart disease , and cardiovascular disease in the general population. (www.nhs.uk)
  • The researchers say that few studies have examined aircraft noise and the risk of heart disease or stroke, although some previous research has found an increased risk of high blood pressure associated with aircraft noise and a higher risk of high blood pressure, stroke, and coronary heart disease associated with road traffic noise. (www.nhs.uk)
  • For night-time aircraft noise (which affected fewer areas), the researchers used three dB categories, in increments of 5dB (50dB or less, 50-55dB and more than 55dB). (www.nhs.uk)
  • We have developed a variety of programs aimed at increasing the understanding of noise impacts, identifying solutions to reduce those impacts, and educating the public on the issues and our ongoing efforts. (faa.gov)
  • These technologies will help achieve NextGen goals to reduce aviation noise and emissions impacts. (faa.gov)
  • How cellular noise impacts metabolic trade-offs remains unknown. (nature.com)
  • Here, the authors use a quantitative single-cell mass imaging strategy to reveal that cellular noise impacts cellular biomass and triacylglycerol accumulation, as well as protein and fatty-acid recycling under starvation, differently. (nature.com)
  • In addition, the impacts of noise are enhanced when they interact with other environmental stressors, such as air pollution and chemicals. (europa.eu)
  • Noise also impacts on wildlife. (europa.eu)
  • Without effective acoustical solutions, experts say, the negative impacts of day-to-day noise in many office environments can also be significant. (steelcase.com)
  • Even in well-designed studies, statistical noise can lead to underestimates of the impacts of child poverty on teaching and learning. (edweek.org)
  • Researchers at Harvard Medical School studied 12 healthy adult volunteers in a sleep laboratory, using noises pre-recorded in an actual hospital -- medical monitor alarms, telephones, staff conversations, and outside traffic -- for three nights. (go.com)
  • Patients exposed to the loudest sounds can lose up to two hours of sleep each night, according to University of Chicago researchers who studied how noise affects the elderly. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Researchers from Johannes Gutenberg University in Germany recently conducted an experiment, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology , to determine the link between noise pollution and cardiovascular disease. (ajc.com)
  • As if those effects aren't bad enough, cognitive impairment is another non-auditory result of noise that researchers have been studying. (steelcase.com)
  • The effects of noise pollution in the oceans, such as from powerful sonars that can make dolphins go deaf, are still being uncovered by researchers. (treehugger.com)
  • Thus, the researchers can obtain a respective confidence interval, or noise level, for each level of signal. (photonics.com)
  • Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Germany and North Dakota State University, USA, investigated the effect of traffic noise on the telomere length of offspring Zebra finches. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The researchers found that zebra finches that were exposed to traffic noise after they had left the nest had shorter telomeres at 120 days of age than Zebra finches that were exposed to noise until 18 days post-hatch (before they had left the nest) and whose parents were exposed to traffic noise during courtship, egg-laying, and nesting. (biomedcentral.com)
  • That's because noise can kill, according to researchers who found that people who live in noisy environments are more likely to suffer an ischemic stroke. (newsmax.com)
  • The threshold is set above the level of the 'noise' and so when there is no main 'signal', the gate is closed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Noise gates have a Threshold control to set the level at which the gate will open. (wikipedia.org)
  • The average noise level of 97.60 dB obtained exceeded the WHO value of 50 dB allowed for residential areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • In his work, he makes compelling arguments about how humans relate to noise on a subjective level, and how such subjectivity is conditioned by culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • Practical plans to tackle the problem could then be formulated at local level but there would be no EU-wide noise limits. (europa.eu)
  • That exemption means the noise level around small airports and a few large ones, most notably Washington National and LaGuardia, will be reduced substantially only when airlines get around to phasing out their existing fleets. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The small study, published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found that as the overall level of noise increased in the hospital, sleep was more likely to be disrupted. (go.com)
  • Active hearing protection and special purpose ear muffs that attenuate sound as the noise level rises, may enable effective performance in moderate noisy environments. (askjan.org)
  • The results were adjusted for area level ethnicity, social deprivation, lung cancer as a proxy for smoking, road traffic noise exposure, and air pollution. (bmj.com)
  • This noise level is similar to the GeForce GTX 1080. (tomshardware.com)
  • We find for a single gene that noise is essentially determined at the translational level, and that the mean and variance of protein concentration can be independently controlled. (pnas.org)
  • when the noise level is increased, the decibel level also increases. (news-medical.net)
  • The level of noise and the duration of exposure to such a noise level have a direct impact on individuals' hearing ability. (news-medical.net)
  • Separate the parties, cut the noise level in the house down to zero, and get them to re-establish a little immediate peace. (psychologytoday.com)
  • This leads us to our noise level measurements. (tomshardware.com)
  • At idle, we measure 31.4 dB(A). This is a good result that's barely above the noise level encountered in a living room. (tomshardware.com)
  • The communities, including Bensenville, Itasca and Wood Dale, are acting to place advisory questions on the Nov. 4 ballot about the level of noise at O'Hare. (dailyherald.com)
  • Note the requirement when to conduct a noise assessment (e.g., dBA level) may vary from jurisdiction. (ccohs.ca)
  • Sleepbuds stream sounds that drown out unwanted noise, taking both bedtime and naptime to the next level. (popsugar.com)
  • About two-thirds of the residents lived in the areas that regularly experienced noise at the 50- to 60-decibel level, and almost half of them had high blood pressure when the study began. (nytimes.com)
  • Whether this is exceeded depends on the level of noise involved and how long a worker is exposed to it. (safeworkaustralia.gov.au)
  • The level of noise for the type of work that is supposed to happen in offices today is also an issue. (steelcase.com)
  • The recommended noise level for intellectual work pertains to participating in discussions and meetings as well as working solo. (steelcase.com)
  • I know I can bang on about it but so much of 'Degraining' and Denoising' involves removing noise AND low level wanted information - and not even noticing we have done it. (soundonsound.com)
  • In audio, recording, and broadcast systems, audio noise refers to the residual low-level sound (four major types: hiss, rumble, crackle, and hum) that is heard in quiet periods of program. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Quiet Communities Act of 1978 promotes noise control programs at the state and local level and developed a research program on noise control. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using a newly developed computational algorithm, Dr. Motter and colleagues showed that molecular-level noise can be manipulated to control the networks that govern the workings of living cells-promoting cellular health and potentially alleviating diseases such as cancer. (genengnews.com)
  • Furthermore, they measure only the total noise level - not the characteristics of the noise. (photonics.com)
  • However, this approach provides only the total measurement noise that corresponds with a single level of fluorescence intensity. (photonics.com)
  • They found that, under similar imaging conditions, the Rollera XR showed a higher total noise level than the Retiga 4000R but that the number of registered photons per pixel also was higher. (photonics.com)
  • It also features an interactive mapping application, NQ Explorer , which allows the user to search for a specific airport and find the related airport website links as well as view the latest airport noise contours, if available. (faa.gov)
  • Now, new research purports to show how hospital noise can possibly harm them. (go.com)
  • The authors also suggest that hospital administrators need to address three key issues to create a restful environment -- the acoustics of the hospital, the routines of hospital staff, and eliminating the noises from medical equipment. (go.com)
  • We built a brand new hospital and took many steps to reduce noise," Alves-Rankin said, adding that the changes include noise-reducing flooring from Sweden and a silent nurse calling system to eliminate electronic noises. (go.com)
  • They are currently piloting a program using special sound masking devices in their noisiest hospital units to decrease noise and increase privacy. (go.com)
  • When the dial on hospital noise is turned down, Solet says, "we can expect decreased lengths of stay and lower rates of re-admission. (go.com)
  • At 3:15 p.m. on a weekday, the busy eighth floor of Chicago's St. Joseph Hospital is buzzing with noise. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Northwestern's Prentice Women's Hospital was designed with multiple smaller nurses stations rather than one central one to enhance privacy and reduce noise. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Today, noise - even more than hospital food - is one of the top hospital complaints. (chicagotribune.com)
  • There are more and more pieces of equipment attached to each patient, so the sheer number of alarms going off has risen exponentially,'' she said in an interview, calling the noise an "invisible source of trauma'' in the hospital. (bostonglobe.com)
  • A variation of a sidechained noise gate used in electronic music production is a trancegate or just simply gate , where the noise gate is not controlled by audio signal but a preprogrammed pattern, resulting in a precisely controlled chopping of a sustained sound. (wikipedia.org)
  • Noise gates are commonly used in the recording studio and sound reinforcement . (wikipedia.org)
  • In audio post-processing , noise gating reduces steady noise sources such as rumble from LP records , hiss from audio tape , static from a radio or amplifier , and hum from a power system, without greatly affecting the source sound. (wikipedia.org)
  • Noise pollution , also known as environmental noise or sound pollution , is the propagation of noise with harmful impact on the activity of human or animal life. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unwanted sound (noise) can damage physiological health. (wikipedia.org)
  • An easy way to become aware of potentially harmful noise is to pay attention to warning signs that a sound might be damaging to your hearing. (webmd.com)
  • Interactive, multi-disciplinary, STEM lessons and activities introduce students and teachers to the study of the New York City sound environment, New York City's Noise Code, and the public health issues, both mental and physical, associated with noise. (nyc.gov)
  • Below are free education materials for students and teachers which include presentations, glossaries, suggested reading lists, worksheets, and much more for the understanding of sound and noise. (nyc.gov)
  • Why Teach about Sound and Noise? (nyc.gov)
  • Crackling noise is a common feature in many systems that are pushed slowly, the most familiar instance of which is the sound made by a sheet of paper when crumpled. (nature.com)
  • To reduce noise in the home, he suggested using carpets which can absorb sound, placing appliances under rubber mats, and caulking windows. (coasttocoastam.com)
  • Environmental noise - an unwanted or harmful outdoor sound - is spreading, both in its duration and geographical coverage. (europa.eu)
  • To block extraneous noise, sound control products such as carpeting, hanging baffles, wall panels or cubicles might be used. (askjan.org)
  • Noise canceling headsets and headphones designed for listening tasks use a combination of passive soundproofing and type of technology called active noise control to reduce exposure to unwanted background noise and improve the signal to noise ration when listening to music or another sound source through the headset. (askjan.org)
  • As usual, the noise measurements are performed using our silent water-cooled PC in our sound-dampened anechoic chamber built for just this purpose. (tomshardware.com)
  • This means the jet engine noise, which is further away from me is reduced to the sound of a kettle boiling in the background, but I can still hear the people sitting next to me and the cabin crew as well as the captain's announcements. (bellaonline.com)
  • The comfortable closed-ear design does an excellent job at blocking out and reducing externals noises and packing your sound with a punch. (seatguru.com)
  • The Bose QuietComfort headphone set offers superb noise cancelling features that limits noise across a wide range of frequencies, leaving you with nothing but clear and lifelike sound. (seatguru.com)
  • The Thinksound High Definition Passive Nose Isolating Wooden Headphones reduce the external noise while isolating all the sound you want to hear, without the added bulk. (seatguru.com)
  • The intelligent auto noise canceling technology further enhances and optimizes sound performance and delivery in a lightweight option. (seatguru.com)
  • Sound is an important, and well developed sense in many fish, more species of which are being threatened by the increase in noise made by oil and gas rigs, ships, boats and sonar. (treehugger.com)
  • And just like environmental extremes can raise tensions, too much noise can create conflict between people because sound is a personal space invader as well. (psychologytoday.com)
  • In offices, irritating noise can come from all kinds of sources: air conditioning, obnoxious ringtones, traffic, nearby construction, unsophisticated sound-masking systems and-especially-from other people's voices. (steelcase.com)
  • Defined by scientists as "unwanted sound"-noise puts a burden on our hearts and brains, as well as our ears, according to Dr. Wolfgang Babisch, a lead researcher in the field of environmental noise and a senior research officer at the German Federal Environmental Agency. (steelcase.com)
  • In offices, irritating noise can come from all kinds of sources: air conditioning, obnoxious ringtones, traffic, nearby construction, unsophisticated sound-masking systems and-especially-from other people's voices, says Julian Treasure, chairman of a United Kingdom-based consultancy, The Sound Agency. (steelcase.com)
  • The best sound and picture transfers give us everything that is on the film or tape that is wanted programme and if they do that they will often unavoidably include some noise. (soundonsound.com)
  • 20/10/09 - Available from Flexshield, Sound Stop sound proof screens are increasingly being used in industry as an effective and versatile solution to noise issues. (ferret.com.au)
  • 19/10/09 - Available from Flexshield, sound proof curtains can provide noise disturbance solutions in a range of environments including manufacturing and industrial. (ferret.com.au)
  • Noise is unwanted sound judged to be unpleasant, loud or disruptive to hearing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acoustic noise is any sound in the acoustic domain, either deliberate (e.g., music or speech) or unintended. (wikipedia.org)
  • This variation from the expected pure sound or silence can be caused by the audio recording equipment, the instrument, or ambient noise in the recording room. (wikipedia.org)
  • a chest piece having a sound diaphragm pickup for receiving the input sound and noise signal connected to acoustic tube to permit a pressure gradient noise porting placed at the back end of the microphone and internally behind the noise port. (google.com)
  • a chest piece having a sound diaphragm pickup for receiving the input sound and noise signal connected to said acoustical tube to permit a pressure gradient noise porting by said noise ports placed at the back end of the microphone which is internally located before the noise ports. (google.com)
  • The noise and the sound signal are then converted to an electrical signal by the circuitry contained within the housing of a standard stethoscope. (google.com)
  • This resulting signal is a distorted reading of the patient's heart rate as background noise is include in the sound conveyed to a physician's ear or to a computer recording the sound of the heart rate. (google.com)
  • Moreover, the sound of the heart combined with the background noise may make it difficult for the doctor or nurse to monitor the heart rate to determine whether shock treatment is necessary. (google.com)
  • Freeman, T. and Weilnau, K., "Golf Cart Noise and Vibration Troubleshooting," SAE Technical Paper 2017-01-1891, 2017, https://doi.org/10.4271/2017-01-1891 . (sae.org)
  • Occupational regulations and standards, noise control strategies, and hearing protective devices. (cdc.gov)
  • A noise gate or gate is an electronic device or software that is used to control the volume of an audio signal . (wikipedia.org)
  • Rock musicians may also use small portable "stompbox" units to control unwanted noise from their guitar amplification systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • HSE considers that, in general, call handlers' daily personal noise exposure is unlikely to exceed the 80 dB lower exposure action value defined in the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005, provided good practice in the management of noise risks is followed. (hse.gov.uk)
  • As you know, city councilors have voted to amend noise control laws and residents living in affected areas must be informed of these changes. (amazonaws.com)
  • Noise from large 'organized' parties and large groups of people are potentially a public nuisance , may lead to criminal damage to property in the vicinity (particularly if the party gets out of control) and a breach of the peace. (nottinghamcity.gov.uk)
  • translational noise control could explain the inefficient translation rates observed for genes encoding such regulatory proteins. (pnas.org)
  • Please see the OSH Answers Noise - Control Measures for more information. (ccohs.ca)
  • Take immediate action to control noise where possible, for example fix loose panels that are vibrating and rattling during machine operation. (safeworkaustralia.gov.au)
  • Acoustica manufactures noise control products and has solutions for soundproofing and acoustic treatments for walls, ceilings and floors for all sorts of applications. (ferret.com.au)
  • Pyrotek Noise Control enables you to control noise in every environment. (ferret.com.au)
  • Flexshield manufacture, install and supply a range of equipment for industrial noise control and soundproofing. (ferret.com.au)
  • 25/09/12 - Pyrotek Noise Control manufactures Wavebar Nonlite, high performing noise control screens provide superior acoustic transmission loss. (ferret.com.au)
  • In 1972, the Noise Control Act was passed to promote a healthy living environment for all Americans, where noise does not pose a threat to human health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both laws authorized the Environmental Protection Agency to study the effects of noise and evaluate regulations regarding noise control. (wikipedia.org)
  • Molecular fluctuations or noise within and among cells can be manipulated to control the networks that govern the workings of living cells-promoting cellular health and potentially alleviating diseases such as cancer. (genengnews.com)
  • To date, attempts to exert such control have been frustrated by the high dimensionality and noise that are inherent properties of large intracellular networks. (genengnews.com)
  • Here we present a scalable, quantitative method based on the Freidlin-Wentzell action to predict and control noise-induced switching between different states in genetic networks that, conveniently, can also control transitions between stable states in the absence of noise," wrote the authors. (genengnews.com)
  • The method lends itself to experimental implementations because it changes the system's response to noise rather than changing the noise itself, which is nearly impossible to control. (genengnews.com)
  • The analysis of intrinsic noise reveals biological roles of gene network structures and can lead to a deeper understanding of their evolutionary origin. (pnas.org)
  • However, reconciling external and intrinsic noise becomes a subtle exercise. (pnas.org)
  • Not satisfied with this, Parliament negotiated hard to tighten up the basic goal of the directive, which is now to "avoid, prevent or reduce" the harmful effects of exposure to noise. (europa.eu)
  • Some types of noise are anti-social behaviour and /or a statutory nuisance but more worrying is that noise can be an element of violent and harmful behaviour e.g. noise from loud music/television can be used to mask the sounds of domestic violence, and shouting and raised voices can be a sign of domestic violence or other potentially violent confrontation . (nottinghamcity.gov.uk)
  • Many people complain about noise, but fewer realize how harmful it can be. (steelcase.com)
  • In this situation, loud acoustic background noise from the siren or from any other ambient noise in the vicinity is received in a standard microphone, usually a omnidirectional microphone, located in the stethoscope housing. (google.com)
  • The second is directly isolating the system from local ambient noise - isolation via distance from the disturbance or by using isolation products. (photonics.com)
  • Previous research had already shown that noise disrupts sleep -- and that these disruptions are linked to high blood pressure, higher rates of heart disease, impaired immune function, increased memory problems and depression. (go.com)
  • If noise traders' beliefs are sufficiently different from those of rational agents to significantly affect prices, then noise traders will buy high and sell low. (nber.org)
  • Noise traders earn high returns because they bear a large amount of the market risk which the presence of noise traders creates in the assets that they hold: their presence raises expected returns because sophisticated investors dislike bearing the risk that noise traders may be irrationally pessimistic and push asset prices down in the future. (nber.org)
  • They believe high and consistent exposure to lots of noise, even when you're sleeping, can eventually lead to the development of heart disease risk factors such as hypertension and diabetes. (ajc.com)
  • In this work we detail the application of a fast convolution algorithm computing high dimensional integrals to the context of multiplicative noise stochastic processes. (repec.org)
  • Airport noise could raise the risk for high blood pressure, a new study suggests. (nytimes.com)
  • The noise emitted by the turbines during this high speed test was frightening to Mrs Milne and to her horse, which bolted. (wind-watch.org)
  • Essentially, by leveraging noise, the team found that the high-dimensional gene regulatory dynamics could be controlled instead by controlling a much smaller and simpler network, termed a "network of state transitions. (genengnews.com)
  • Mechanical noise, for example, can obscure high-resolution images and affect the quality of nanotechnology processes. (photonics.com)
  • While the elderly may have cardiac problems due to noise, according to the World Health Organization, children are especially vulnerable to noise, and the effects that noise has on children may be permanent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Noise poses a serious threat to a child's physical and psychological health, and may negatively interfere with a child's learning and behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the findings of the World Health Organisation (WHO) , noise is the second largest environmental cause of health problems, just after the impact of air quality (particulate matter). (europa.eu)
  • Since this study was based on partial data on noise exposure, the overall health effects in the entire EU are likely to be even higher than currently estimated. (europa.eu)
  • Noise pollution now afflicts a third of the EU's population and has damaging consequences for human health. (europa.eu)
  • But the clamor of modern medicine can harm both patients and staff, a growing body of research on noise and health suggests. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The World Health Organisation is currently developing a study, addressing several health effects of noise . (europa.eu)
  • Excessive noise seriously harms human health and interferes with people's daily activities at school, at work, at home and during leisure time. (nottinghamcity.gov.uk)
  • Below are some examples of types of noise that are likely to have a detrimental effect on the health, well-being and quality of life of those in the locality. (nottinghamcity.gov.uk)
  • Noise from commercial, industrial or licensed premises are investigated by the Environmental Health and Safer Places Team. (nottinghamcity.gov.uk)
  • Environmental noise is an understudied environmental pollutant that has important implications for public health and policy. (bmj.com)
  • Just as our health falters when we're exposed to noise pollution , so too do other living things. (treehugger.com)
  • They looked at people and animals that were exposed to frequent noise from construction, airplanes and traffic as well as their health outcomes. (ajc.com)
  • Mahboubi H, Zardouz S, Oliaei S, Pan D, Bazargan M, Djalilian HR. Noise-induced hearing threshold shift among US adults and implications for noise-induced hearing loss: National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. (medscape.com)
  • The lead author, Klea Katsouyanni, a professor of biostatistics and epidemiology at the University of Athens, said that this is one of the first studies showing that outdoor noise may be bad for cardiovascular health. (nytimes.com)
  • Evidence of the non-auditory effects of noise on health is growing, too. (steelcase.com)
  • It was funded by Public Health England, the UK Medical Research Council and the European Network for Noise and Health. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Closed rooms haven't been shown empirically to unequivocally reduce noise. (chicagotribune.com)
  • You may find this difficult but often people are unaware that they are causing a problem and most will be glad to do what they can to reduce noise. (nottinghamcity.gov.uk)
  • Konopka W, Pawlaczyk-Luszczynska M, Sliwinska-Kowalska M, Grzanka A, Zalewski P. Effects of impulse noise on transiently evoked otoacoustic emission in soldiers. (medscape.com)
  • In audio engineering, noise can refer to the unwanted residual electronic noise signal that gives rise to acoustic noise heard as a hiss. (wikipedia.org)
  • As is to be appreciated, in numerous situations, the presence of background acoustic noise is undesirable for a physician attempting to listen to a heartbeat or systolic murmur from a rapid heart beat of a patient to make an immediate determination or diagnosis of the patient's condition. (google.com)
  • Each of these could potentially excite additional resonances within structures or equipment that would lead to vibration or acoustic noise. (photonics.com)
  • In laboratory environments, air ducts, doorways and machinery all can introduce acoustic noise that could impact beam stability, especially in free-space applications. (photonics.com)
  • Prior to the release of the FHWA TNM, the FHWA Highway Traffic Noise Prediction Model (FHWA-RD-77-108), or '108 model,' was in use for over 20 years. (dot.gov)
  • Given the fact that over $500 million were spent on barrier design and construction between 1970 and 1990, the FHWA identified the need to design, develop, test, and document a state-of-the-art highway traffic noise prediction model that utilized these advancements. (dot.gov)
  • This need for a new traffic noise prediction model resulted in the FHWA TNM. (dot.gov)
  • Noise is associated with many human activities, but it is road, rail and air traffic noise that has the highest impact. (europa.eu)
  • of population highly annoyed by traffic noise of the various modes. (europa.eu)
  • Overall, the external costs of road and rail traffic noise have been estimated at some 0.4 % of GDP (ECMT, 1998). (europa.eu)
  • Traffic noise remains a major environmental problem as transport demand continues to grow. (europa.eu)
  • Applying a similar methodology to recent rail noise data (Lambert, 1998) suggests that about 3 million people are highly annoyed by rail traffic noise. (europa.eu)
  • These standards - newly available to the public - refine technologies and methods used to measure pavement's influence on vehicle and traffic noise. (prweb.com)
  • But traffic noise stresses monarch caterpillars out, a new study finds. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Traffic noise may be associated with an increased rate of telomere loss in Zebra finches that have left the nest, according to a study published in Frontiers in Zoology . (biomedcentral.com)
  • Finches exposed to noise after leaving the nest also had shorter telomeres than those which had not been exposed to traffic noise at all. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The traffic noise used in the study consisted of recordings of street traffic which mimicked typical urban noise patterns. (biomedcentral.com)
  • After reaching its maximum temperature, the GeForce GTX 1060 emits just 35.4 dB(A). Motor and bearing noises can't really be heard above the relatively pleasant swooshing noise produced by the card. (tomshardware.com)
  • Designers and manufacturers of plant must make sure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that plant emits as little noise as possible. (safeworkaustralia.gov.au)
  • Noise is measured in Decibel (dB). (wikipedia.org)
  • The study, in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, found that for each 10-decibel increase in noise at night, the risk of developing hypertension more than doubled. (nytimes.com)
  • He has been trying for two years to get some sort of relief for the airlines from the 1984 noise standards and produced that misguided version which failed last year. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Voters in Bensenville, Itasca and Wood Dale are expected to be asked to weigh in on a series of advisory ballot questions related to the noise from O'Hare International Airport. (dailyherald.com)
  • Several towns near O'Hare International Airport want to send a loud and clear message about their concerns with noise caused by flight pattern changes. (dailyherald.com)
  • Wood Dale voted earlier this month to put several O'Hare noise questions on the general election ballot. (dailyherald.com)
  • Itasca's first question asks if Congress should pass a law requiring the Federal Aviation Administration to revisit the criteria it has used to establish noise and air pollution standards related to O'Hare air traffic. (dailyherald.com)
  • Still, he said the O'Hare noise issue will appear on the ballot in the village. (dailyherald.com)
  • Jet noise from O'Hare is causing problems for suburban residents. (dailyherald.com)
  • Slight changes to flight paths could move airplanes over more highways, industry and parks instead of homes overnight, but that's just one of several vying solutions emerging from a Monday O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission meeting to spare residents from jet noise. (dailyherald.com)
  • Country reviews show that the number of complaints related to environmental noise is increasing in many European countries. (europa.eu)
  • In George Prochnik's book In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise , he quotes John Spencer, a Washington, DC police officer about responding to a typical domestic violence call: "The majority of domestic disputes we get called into these days are actually noise complaints. (psychologytoday.com)
  • This year, the festival generated 249 noise complaints by 190 different residents of about 12 square miles of western San Francisco. (sfgate.com)
  • Outside Lands collected the noise complaints but never provided copies to city staff or to the San Francisco supervisors. (sfgate.com)
  • Noise complaints around Rotorua's eastern suburbs spiked overnight Thursday with 79 complaints received by the Rotorua Lakes Council. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • When it comes to noise cancellation, Bose did more than improve the performance-they evolved how you use it. (apple.com)
  • The new directive on the assessment and management of environmental noise, which took effect on 18 July 2002, applies to environmental noise in built-up areas and public parks, and near schools, hospitals and other noise-sensitive buildings and areas. (europa.eu)
  • Some hospitals are already ahead of the noise-canceling curve. (go.com)
  • We don't know what's best,' said Abram Walton, an assistant professor of industrial technology at Purdue University , who is conducting a pilot study using a noise sensor tied to the lighting systems in Midwestern hospitals. (chicagotribune.com)
  • I have seen the absolutely worst things that can happen with noise anxiety,' Dr. J. Michael McFarland, head of U.S. pet marketing at Zoetis, who formerly worked at multiple animal hospitals. (ktvu.com)
  • While noise typically has detrimental qualities such as interfering with sleep or concentration, it can make people smarter in some circumstances by causing more neurons to fire. (coasttocoastam.com)
  • Research suggests that noise pollution is the highest in low-income and racial minority neighborhoods. (wikipedia.org)
  • This resource provides access to educational material as well as updated content, new publications on noise projects and research, and informational videos and audio. (faa.gov)
  • Continued policy changes are certain as quieter pavements become increasingly utilized - the industry's understanding of road noise is expected to continue developing with ongoing research. (prweb.com)
  • New research now shows that the planum temporale activates automatically when there is noise, even if a person is not anticipating it. (scientificamerican.com)
  • A new directive on environmental noise contains a binding commitment to introduce follow-up legislation to deal with the major sources of noise pollution, including noise from rail, road, building sites and air traffic. (europa.eu)
  • Both the European Commission and the Council of Ministers had originally wanted to limit the new directive to harmonising methods for measuring environmental noise, gathering noise exposure information in the form of "noise maps" and making this information publicly available. (europa.eu)
  • The agreement that MEPs reached with the Council required the Commission to publish a review by January 2004 of existing Community legislation on environmental noise. (europa.eu)
  • Since environmental noise is persistent and inescapable, a significant proportion of the population is exposed to it. (europa.eu)
  • The quantification of the related disease burden of environmental noise is an emerging challenge for policy makers. (europa.eu)
  • The burden of disease from environmental noise has not yet been quantified. (europa.eu)
  • The forthcoming Framework Directive on environmental noise may require all cities with population above a certain threshold (possibly 250 000 inhabitants with a density of at least 1 000 inhabitants per km 2 ) to produce noise maps quantifying noise exposure. (europa.eu)
  • Environmental noise is the accumulation of all noise present in a specified environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • 3 Two linked BMJ studies have investigated the association between cardiovascular disease and airport noise. (bmj.com)
  • For references , please go to https://www.eea.europa.eu/themes/noise/intro or scan the QR code. (europa.eu)
  • https://www.beatport.com/en-US/html/c. (youtube.com)
  • In older buildings, one of the largest noise generators of all can be the air-handling system. (chicagotribune.com)
  • For an autoregulatory protein, we demonstrate that negative feedback efficiently decreases system noise. (pnas.org)
  • One important consideration toward these laudable goals is System Noise Temperature. (netins.net)
  • Now we have an approximation of our current system noise temperature and we proceed with improvements. (netins.net)
  • Look for another discussion in these web pages about link budget calculations and how system noise temperature fits in the larger picture. (netins.net)
  • Stochastic resonance refers to the (apparently) paradoxical phenomenon by which the signal to noise ratio in a thresholded system can sometimes be enhanced following the addition of broadband noise, which may provide additional excitation that allows nascent signals to reach a criterial threshold for experiencing positive feedback. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Lab studies on humans as well as animals have shown that exposure to noise arouses the nervous system, causing rising blood pressure and the release of stress hormones. (steelcase.com)
  • The team began by using noise to define the most-likely transition pathway between different system states, and connecting these paths into the network of state transitions. (genengnews.com)