- Chronic Cortisol Increases in the First Half of the Night Caused by Road Traffic Noise
Institute for Water, Soil and Air Hygiene, Federal Environmental Agency, Berlin, Email
Noise Health 4:13-21. 2002
..Indications of increased risks of asthma bronchial and allergies in noise exposed children with stress hormone regulation disturbances need further clarification..
- Respiratory and dermatological diseases in children with long-term exposure to road traffic immissions
Rheinstrasse 69, D 14612 Falkensee, Germany
Noise Health 5:41-50. 2003
..A comparison with the literature on such effects caused by air pollution alone, showed that traffic noise during the night might have an adjuvant effect on the pathogenesis of the mentioned diseases...
- Health effects caused by noise: evidence in the literature from the past 25 years
Rheinstr 69, D 14612 Falkensee, Germany
Noise Health 6:5-13. 2004
..In future studies on health effects of noise a correct exposure assessment is one of the most important preconditions...
- Low frequency noise and stress: bronchitis and cortisol in children exposed chronically to traffic noise and exhaust fumes
Berlin Centre for Public Health, Germany
Noise Health 6:21-8. 2004
..This seems to be more important than the effect of exhaust fumes on bronchitis symptoms. The results of the present study should be subjected to further investigation using specially designed studies...
- Stress effects of noise in a field experiment in comparison to reactions to short term noise exposure in the laboratory
Umweltbundesant a D, Germany
Noise Health 6:1-7. 2004
..Potential health effects of chronic noise-induced disturbances of activities are discussed...
- Increased catecholamine levels in urine in subjects exposed to road traffic noise: the role of stress hormones in noise research
Department of Environment and Health, Federal Environmental Agency, Berlin, Germany
Environ Int 26:475-81. 2001
..Stress hormones are useful indicators to study associations, mechanisms, and interactions between noise, health outcomes, and effect modifiers in epidemiological noise research...
- Health status as a potential effect modifier of the relation between noise annoyance and incidence of ischaemic heart disease
Federal Environmental Agency, Division of Environment and Health, Berlin, Germany
Occup Environ Med 60:739-45. 2003
..Traffic noise is a psychosocial stressor. Epidemiological studies suggest chronic noise stress to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disorders...
- Exposure to night-time flight noise
Noise Health 6:1-2. 2004
- Reduction in noise-induced temporary threshold shift in humans following oral magnesium intake
Department of Communications Disorders, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:635-41. 2004
..Both human noise-induced hearing loss studies introduced a novel, biological, natural agent for prevention and possible treatment of noise-induced cochlear damage in humans...