Archive: Health (346)

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Auditory Processing: Where Microseconds Count

Neuroscience News Auditory Processing: Where Microseconds Matter Neuroscience News May 30, 2017 Summary: Researchers identify a mechanism that allows mammals to perceive minimal differences in timing of signal reception in order to localize sounds. Source: LMU. To … Read On »

La Marca-Ghaemmaghami et al. Mother’s Stress Affects Baby Through Amniotic Fluid

Study reveals corticotropin-releasing hormone can rise in amniotic fluid when the mother is stressed over long periods of time while pregnant Neuroscience News May 29, 2017 Pearl La Marca-Ghaemmaghami, Sara M. Dainese, Günter Stalla, Marina Haller, Roland … Read On »

Evans, A. Environmental Noise Pollution: Has Public Health Become Too Utilitarian?

Evans, A. (2017) Environmental Noise Pollution: Has Public Health Become too Utilitarian? Open Journal of Social Sciences, 5, 80–109. https://doi.org/10.4236/jss.2017.55007 May 12, 2017 Abstract Environmental noise pollution is an ever-increasing problem. The various sources: Aircraft, Road Traffic … Read On »

Bronzaft, A. Impact of Noise on Health: The Divide Between Policy & Science

Bronzaft, A.L. (2017) Impact of Noise on Health: The Divide between Policy and Science. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 5, 108–120. https://doi.org/10.4236/jss.2017.55008 May 12, 2017 Abstract In her chapter “Sources of Noise” in Noise and Health, Annette … Read On »

Weichenberger et al, Altered Cortical & Subcortical Connectivity Due to Infrasound

Altered cortical and subcortical connectivity due to infrasound administered near the hearing threshold – Evidence from fMRI Markus Weichenberger, Martin Bauer, Robert Kühler, Johannes Hensel, Caroline Garcia Forlim, Albrecht Ihlenfeld, Bernd Ittermann, Jürgen Gallinat, Christian Koch, Simone … Read On »

Punch, James A Four-Decade History of Evidence: Wind Turbines Pose Risks

Wind Turbine Noise and Human Health: A Four-Decade History of Evidence that Wind Turbines Pose Risks “The reviewed evidence overwhelmingly supports the notion that acoustic emissions from Industrial Wind Turbines is a leading cause of Adverse Health … Read On »

State Funding For Research Into Turbine Noise Sets Stage For Vermont’s Next Wind Debate

By Peter Hirschfeld August 24, 2016 VPR News Proponents of wind energy say they’re worried that a state-funded research project will be used to misguide Vermonters about the health effects of turbine noise. The debate over ridgeline wind turbines … Read On »