British Medical Journal: Wind turbine noise seems to affect health adversely and an independent review of evidence is needed

SOURCE: British Medical Journal, www.bmj.com    March 8, 2012
Authors: Christopher D Hanning, honorary consultant in sleep medicine, Sleep Disorders Service, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital
Alun Evans, professor emeritus, Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University of Belfast, Institute of Clinical Science

The evidence for adequate sleep as a prerequisite for human health, particularly child health, is overwhelming. Governments have recently paid much attention to the effects of environmental noise on sleep duration and quality, and to how to reduce such noise.1 However, governments have also imposed noise from industrial wind turbines on large swathes of peaceful countryside.  Read more here

One thought on “British Medical Journal: Wind turbine noise seems to affect health adversely and an independent review of evidence is needed

  1. Not sure if I like the word ‘seems’ in this heading..’Does’ is a better word.

    It would be nice if the Ontario Doctors started shouting about this.Why are they soooo shy?
    Maybe they will when the pay rise doesn’t come!
    …………………………………………………………..
    This is a nasty deceitful industry that will destroy itself, hopefully.

    http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-03-15/china-corporate-espionage-boom-knocks-wind-out-of-u-dot-s-dot-companies

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