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Noise cancelling gadgets set to solve sleepless nights

Here we look at the development of new noise cancelling gadgets that aim to help those with sleepless nights caused by noise.

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Noise cancelling gadgets set to solve sleepless nights

The ‘Kylie Minogue of roadworks’

It’s been dubbed the “Kylie Minogue of roadworks” because those living nearby just can’t get it out of their heads. And now residents of Gloucestershire living near the A40 have launched a petition to complain. Here we explain more.

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The ‘Kylie Minogue of roadworks’

Heathrow expansion set to bring headache to residents

The proposed expansion of Heathrow is set to receive the green light following a vote in the Commons on Monday. Here we look at the noise implications on the surrounding community.

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Heathrow expansion set to bring headache to residents

Scientists think protection from noise pollution is a human right

Noise pollution is bad for you health. Here, we look at a selection of scientists who, like us, want to find a solution.

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Scientists think protection from noise pollution is a human right

What a fracking nuisance!

Fracking - or hydraulic fracturing – is a type of drilling using cutting-edge technologies which is mostly responsible for surging US oil and natural gas production. But it’s also causing a public health problem. Here we discuss how fracking is causing a lot of noise.

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What a fracking nuisance!

Noise takes its toll on the public purse

Noise is expensive – in terms of time as well as money. To mark Noise Action Week, we look at how raising awareness and promoting solutions to nuisance noise can limit the cost implications.

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Noise takes its toll on the public purse

UK Deaf Awareness Week, 14-20 May 2018

This week is Deaf Awareness Week. Here we talk about the importance of protecting your hearing.

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UK Deaf Awareness Week, 14-20 May 2018

Noise throws the heart out of rhythm, a new scientific survey has found

Atrial fibrillation is on the rise. Read more about how excessive noise can increase your chance of experiencing it.

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Noise throws the heart out of rhythm, a new scientific survey has found

Sounds like a problem

Regular, frequent exposure to loud noise can permanently damage hearing. In honour of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (28th April) we look specifically at how to reduce the problem in the construction industry.

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Sounds like a problem