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Scientists Say Constant Din can Make You Sick

by Rajashri on  October 11, 2009 at 10:28 AM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
 Scientists Say Constant Din can Make You Sick
Noise can affect day to day functioning of individuals and can also lead to a dangerous change in the heart's functioning, scientists have revealed.

RMIT Associate Professor of Biosignals Dinesh Kumar studied the effect of noise to changes in the body.
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Professor Kumar and his students subjected 20 participants to white noise (a mixture of sounds that cannot be identified individually) ranging between 60dB and 95dB and noted their responses.

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Professor Kumar said the experiment showed that long exposure to low-level noise had the same effect as much higher levels of noise.

The Daily Telegraph quoted him as saying: "Even though the noise level may not seem very high, it has an impact on the body."

The study will be presented at a conference in Brazil next year.

Source: ANI
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