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Study Finds Higher Infertility in Men Exposed to Nighttime Noise

Study Finds Higher Infertility in Men Exposed to Nighttime Noise

SEOUL, April 26 (Korea Bizwire) – A joint study by researchers from Seoul Nation University’s Institute of Health & Environment and the Department of Preventive Medicine revealed that men exposed to a higher level of noise pollution at night are more vulnerable to infertility.  Noise pollution, or unwanted sound that exceeds a certain level, can [...]

Government, Tire Manufacturers Team Up to Fight Noise Pollution

Government, Tire Manufacturers Team Up to Fight Noise Pollution

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – In accordance with a recent agreement with the Ministry of Environment, domestic and overseas tire manufacturers will be obligated to indicate the noise level of their products starting in 2019, a measure that officials expect will significantly reduce noise pollution from vehicles.  Organizations and manufacturers that voluntarily agreed to [...]

Korean Experts Warn of Hearing Loss Dangers

Korean Experts Warn of Hearing Loss Dangers

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – With industrialization, technological advancement, and diverse cultural content infiltrating our everyday lives, our ears are exposed to a constant onslaught of noise and sounds.  But despite the little attention most people pay to the health of their ears, experts claim that potential health implications are high, and that hearing [...]