Why you SHOULD cover your ears when a train goes past: Study shows repeated exposure to noisy transport leads to deafness and depression

Commuters using public transport are exposed to noise levels that could cause deafness if experienced repeatedly and over long periods of time, warns a new study.
Researchers say people should even consider using hearing protection while using buses as well as trains.
And efforts to control noise should focus on materials and equipment that provide a quieter environment, according to a study published in the Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery.
Study corresponding author Dr. Vincent Lin, of the University of Toronto in Canada, said: 'This study is the first to look at and... read more

22 November 2017 in Health, Views: 59
Source: Daily Mail

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