Study on health risks
Several scientific studies indicate that noise can cause illness. We still know too little, however, about the exact links. This is why the NORAH Study also pursued the question as to which noise exposures can have which consequences for people's health. These investigations were grouped in the study on health risks. For this reason the scientists analyzed data from several statutory health insurance providers with more than one million insured persons in the Rhine-Main Region. This sub-study placed a special focus on the link between noise and cardiovascular disorders.
Read more: NORAH Knowledge No. 6 and No. 12