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Study links blood pressure risk to road noise

Traffic noise is associated with an increase in hypertension cases, according to research from five European countries People living near noisy roads could have a bigger risk of high blood pressure, a new study suggests. Meanwhile, long-term exposure to air pollution can also increase a person’s risk, experts found. Continue reading...
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