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Humans’ ability to hear high-pitched sounds underwater that they can’t detect on
land is a result of bone conduction, which transmits sound directly to the inner ear,
according to a study conducted by the U.S. Navy and presented in May at the annual
meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. The research brings to light possible
occupational risks for Navy divers using underwater equipment. (U.S. News and
World Report, http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/bones-joints-and-
Services in Protestant churches in Brazil may expose priests and congregants to
harmful levels of noise, according to a study published in the International
Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics ( www.ciop.pl/24021.html).
Social distancing was associated with a 29 to 37 percent reduction in influenza
transmission rates in Mexico during the 2009 pandemic, according to research
conducted by scientists with the National Institutes of Health and published in the
May 2011 issue of PLoS Medicine ( www.plosmedicine.org).
Workers who spend more than 10 years in sedentary jobs may be twice as likely
to develop colorectal cancer, suggests a study published in the May 15 issue of the
American Journal of Epidemiology (“Long-Term Sedentary Work and the Risk of
Subsite-specific Colorectal Cancer,” http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/).
Women on shift work may be more likely to have irregular menstrual cycles,
according to a study of 71,000 nurses in the U.S. (Epidemiology, “Rotating Shift
Work and Menstrual Cycle Characteristics,” May 2011).
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