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Study on Road traffic noise and heart attacks

The new study from Denmark by Mette Sorensen et al on “Road Traffic noise and incident myocardial infarction: A prospective cohort study”, shows the link between exposure to long-term residential road traffic noise and increased risk of myocardial infarction. For every 10 dB higher exposure to noise there is a 12% increased heart attack risk.

Last updated on 16 July 2012

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