Ryanair to cancel 24 flights on Friday due to strike BelfastTelegraph. The airline had invited representatives of trade union Forsa to a meeting this morning to discuss the ongoing dispute over how holidays, promotions and transfers are allocated among pilots.
A week before the crunch planning meeting when Uttlesford District Council UDC will decide whether Stansted should be allowed to increase its capacity from 35 million to 43 million passengers a year, the campaign group Stop Stansted Expansion SSE has lashed out at Stansted's video campaign, in which it claims to have the support of more than companies, as "a desperate eleventh hour attempt by the airport's spin doctors to influence members of UDC Planning Committee.
SSE Chairman Peter Sanders claims the application, if approved, would have "very serious environmental consequences for this generation and future generations. It would inflict yet more noise misery upon local residents and it would be a recipe for gridlock at Junction 8 of the M11, as well as on many of our key local roads," he said.
It also claims the support of its own employees. But SSE accuses Stansted of "repeatedly badgering all airport employees to trigger automatic computer-generated 'I support expansion' emails. UDC says it has received individually-written letters and emails opposing the expansion proposals, including objections from 47 Parish Councils.
The group claims that "not a single Parish Council has registered its support for the expansion proposals. We do however have the confidence that our elected representatives will not be swayed by the spin. We are confident that UDC Planning Committee will focus on the hard evidence and its duty to the community and, accordingly, will not permit these highly damaging airport expansion proposals.
Has "False Truth" hit Uttlesford? The airport has today released a video showcasing why supporters are backing Stansted's plans to boost passenger numbers from 35 million to 43 million.
I'm backing Stansted Airport because I believe in the youth and the opportunities it's going to bring about. The airport's chief executive, Ken O'Toole, said he been "overwhelmed" by support from a wide spectrum of the local community.
But this is only the beginning of what we can achieve. I would urge those who back their local airport and share our vision of the future to pledge their support and join the hundreds who have already made their views known.
Scientists warned the boosted odds also exist for non-smokers and people who don't have diabetes - who already face a heightened risk. Exposure to environmental noise drives a brain region involved in stress response, Massachusetts General Hospital experts say.
This then promotes blood vessel inflammation, which can lead to cardiovascular problems, such as heart attacks and strokes. Those exposed to chronic noise, such as near an airport, showed more inflammation in their arteries, and a greater than three-fold risk of suffering a heart attack or a stroke and other major cardiovascular events Researchers led by Dr Azar Radfar used people for the study.
Participants had an average age of 56 years old in the study. None of the participants had cardiovascular illness or cancer. Using those images, the scientists assessed the activity of the amygdala - an area of the brain involved in stress regulation and emotional responses.
To gauge noise exposure, the researchers used participants' home addresses and derived noise level estimates from the Department of Transportation's Aviation and Highway Noise Map. To capture cardiovascular risk, the researchers examined the participants' medical records following the initial imaging studies.
Of the participants, 40 experienced a cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack or stroke, in the five years following the initial testing. People with the highest levels of noise exposure had higher levels of amygdala activity and more inflammation in their arteries.
Their risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke was greater than three-fold, compared with people who had lower levels of noise exposure. That risk remained elevated even after the researchers accounted for other risk factors, including air pollution, high cholesterol, smoking and diabetes.
Additional analysis revealed that high levels of amygdalar activity appears to unleash a pathway that fuels cardiac risk by driving blood vessel inflammation, a well-known risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
We believe our findings offer an important insight into the biology behind this phenomenon. They caution that more research is needed to determine whether reduction in noise exposure could meaningfully lower cardiovascular risk and reduce the number of cardiovascular events on a population-wide scale.
In the meantime, however, the new findings should propel clinicians to consider chronic exposure to high levels of ambient noise as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Last month, research also linked traffic noise pollution to a higher risk of depression.
Researchers warned that being regularly exposed to more than 65 decibels, which is quieter than a lorry, can increase a persons risk by two thirds.
The World Health Organisation recommends a guideline level of 30 dB LAeq for undisturbed sleep, and a daytime level for outdoor sound levels of 50dB to prevent people from becoming 'moderately annoyed'.
Physiological effects of exposure to noise include constriction of blood vessels, tightening of muscles, increased heart rate and blood pressure and changes in stomach and abdomen movement.
A number of reports have made direct links between transport noise and cardiac health. A study by Barts and the London School of Medicine in found that people surrounded by daytime traffic noise louder than 60db were 4 per cent more likely to die than those where noise levels were 55db - roughly the level of a loud conversation.
In the first study of its kind, researchers in Denmark in found that for every ten decibels more noise, the risk of a stroke increased by 14 per cent.Ryanair est une compagnie aérienne à bas prix irlandaise fondée en dont le siège social est situé à Swords, en ashio-midori.comr est la première compagnie aérienne en Europe en termes de passagers transportés ( millions en ).Ses bases principales sont les aéroports de Dublin, de Londres-Standsted et de Charleroi Bruxelles-Sud.
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