- Noxious noise. // Current Health 2;Dec94, Vol. 21 Issue 4, Supplement p1
Discusses various health aspects concerning noise. Physiological effects of noise; Loud noise as a cause of the loss of hearing; Symptoms of hearing loss due to loud noise; Treatment of hearing loss; Compares various noise sources and their loudness with its possible effects on hearing.
- Dealing With Noise, Dizziness. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Aug99, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p5
Reports on the finding that superior canal dehiscence syndrome (SCDS) is caused by a hole or dehiscence in part of the skull's temporal bone over an inner ear balance canal. Experience of vertigo in response to loud music, the roar of a crowd or even a dial tone; Wearing of ear plugs as treatment.
- Does OSHA's noise standard really protect people's hearing? Rekus, John F. // Occupational Hazards;May98, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p71
Reports on the problems associated with noise exposure, with focus on extra-auditory effects. Highlights on some of the extra-auditory effects; Indication that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) standard does not address to any of the effects; What the OSHA is concerned...
- Sounds like summer. Acosta, Kim; Hammers, Maryann // Shape;Aug2005, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p89
Presents advice to protect one's hearing with disposable foam earplugs, sold at drugstores in packs of 10 for about $3, when near loud noise.
- Change in Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep in Response to Exposure to Ail-Night Noise and Transient Noise. Kawada, Tomoyuki; Suzuki, Shosuke // Archives of Environmental Health;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p336
ABSTRACT. Several experiments conducted by the authors revealed certain characteristic changes in stage rapid-eye-movement sleep in response to noise exposure. Continuous and all-night exposure to noise first decreased the percentage of rapid-eye-movement stage at Leg 45dBA. In contrast, the...
- Fetal hearing loss. // Pediatrics for Parents;1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p1
Cites a report from the February 1, 1993 issue of the American Family Physician indicating that intrauterine exposure to loud noises may cause hearing loss in fetuses. External sounds; Fetal imprinting of sounds.
- Noise-proof your health. LeGro, Bill; Bruce, Doug // Prevention;Jan93, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p50
Advises on how to tune out stress and switch off high blood pressure and headaches in seconds. How noise affects your heart; Noise-related health problems; The annoyance factor; Neutralizing noise with soothing sounds; Solutions. INSET: Soundproofing tips..
- Turn down that noise! Lanpher, K.; Keller, K. // Redbook;Apr91, Vol. 176 Issue 6, p58
Examines everyday noises and the potential dangers they pose to hearing. Gradual hearing loss can go unnoticed for a long time and can be caused by things like baby squeeze toys, computer printers, and garbage disposals. Tells how to reduce risks of hearing loss. INSET: How loud is too loud?...
- Now hear this--if you can. Toufexis, A.; Dolan, B. // Time;8/5/1991, Vol. 138 Issue 5, p50
Comments on a House committee hearing which documented an alarming new trend: more and more of the victims of noise-induced deafness are adolescents and even younger children. Unavoidable clamor and voluntary punishment; Noise in the home; Recreational noise; School buses, cap guns and...
- Facial EMG responses to noise. Kjellberg, Anders // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Dec94, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p1203
Measures facial EMG responses to noise. Effect of unpleasant stimuli on the forehead; Experiment on the EMG activity in the corrugator muscle; Sex differences in the result.