Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Can where you live impact your hearing?

Audio Clinic asks “Can where you live impact your hearing?” In this article they say “According to a joint study between Charite University and a hearing technology company, the place you call home could play a vital role in whether or not you have hearing loss.”  

Noise Pollution Is Secretly Killing You, Says a New Study

This brief from Fast Company says “Noise Pollution Is Secretly Killing You”, according to a study from the the World Health Organization and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre. The report, Burden of Disease From Environmental Noise, claims that western Europeans lose up to 1.6 million years of healthy living annually from noise pollution, compared […]

Best of NJ Noise Pollution

5 Health Effects of Noise Pollution and How to Remedy Them

Katherine Ripley summarizes possible health impacts of noise pollution for The Best of NJ, and suggests some solutions, including, of course, soundproofing your home: 5 Health Effects of Noise Pollution and How to Remedy Them  

Road Noise Could Shorten Life

You cannot ignore all that road noise: It could shorten your life

A study cited in this news article by the L.A. Times suggests that living with road noise can shorten your life. One of the ways the L.A. Times article suggests to minimize the effects of road noise on your health is to muffle the noise: “Muffle the sound at home. Consider whether freeway noise might […]

Living Near a Major Roadway Increases Dementia Risk

Living close to a major roadway could increase dementia risk, study says

Living close to a major roadway could increase your likelihood of developing dementia according to a new study cited by CNN in this article. Researchers found that people living within 50 meters (164 feet) of a noisy road had a 7% greater risk of developing dementia. The level of risk decreases proportionally, they say, with […]

Study Finds Traffic Noise Reduces Fertility

Living near traffic noise could make it harder to get pregnant

An analysis of 65,000 women living in Denmark found that living near noisy roads could make it harder to get pregnant, accourding to this news article from The New Scientist. The research team found that for every 10 decibels of extra traffic noise around a woman’s home, there was a 5 to 8 per cent […]

Recording Magazine

In the Studio – Recording Magazine

Recording Magazine – October 2010 Issue: In general, the most difficult and costly frequencies to address have always been those in the area of 125 Hz and below, which coincidentally happens to be, in our musical world, the power behind most of our music and special effects. Cut off everything below 125 Hz in your mix and see what you have left.