Traffic noise increases the risk of having a stroke26 January 2011
Exposure to noise from road traffic can increase the risk of stroke, particularly in those aged 65 years and over, according to a study published online today (Wednesday 26 January) in the European Heart Journal.Read the paper: Road traffic noise and stroke: a prospective cohort study
Published in European Heart Journal, Advance Access, 25 January 2011.
Read the press release here.
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