People Who Live Near Airports At Increased Risk For Cardiovascular Disease

Most previous research on the health effects of noise has focused on road noise. Now two new observational studies published in BMJ extend the research to noise from airports and provide fresh evidence that people who live near airports are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease.

In the first paper, Anna Hansell and colleagues in the UK analyzed data from 3.6 million people living near Heathrow airport in London. People who lived in the noisiest areas had an elevated risk for stroke, coronary heart disease, and cardiovascular disease. …

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