Friday, February 15, 2008

Aircraft Noise Raises Blood Pressure Even While People Are Sleeping, Says Study

ScienceDaily (Feb. 13, 2008) —

Night-time noise from aircraft or traffic can increase a person's blood pressure even if it does not wake them, according to a new study published in the European Heart Journal. Scientists from Imperial College London and other European institutions monitored 140 sleeping volunteers in their homes near London Heathrow and three other major European airports.


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