Could a Noisy Neighborhood Make You Fat?

News Release Date: 
Friday, June 5, 2015

(HealthDay News) -- Exposure to noise from traffic, trains and planes may be linked to a burgeoning belly, Swedish researchers report.

The increased risk of a larger waist rose with the number of sources of noise someone was exposed to at the same time -- from 25 percent for those exposed to only one source to nearly double for those exposed to all three sources, the scientists added. Read More