Sustained Exposure to Loud Traffic Noise May Impact Health

Research scientists contend that being exposed to the constant drone of noise generated by passing traffic, can elevate the potential risk of the onset of cardiovascular disease. In a recently released report in the European Heart Journal, research scientists examined road traffic noise data along with patient admissions to hospitals, in London, and its association with cardiovascular disease, for an eight year period, commencing in 2003. An assessment and analyses were given to deaths attributed to cardiovascular occurrences in which neighborhoods demonstrated elevated levels of street noise. Over the duration of the study, nearly 410,00 individuals were admitted to hospitals in London, for cardiovascular issues.

Using a benchmark level of 55 decibels, e.g.: normal street noise, noise levels above 60 decibels were linked to admissions for occurrence of stroke, with a five percent elevated rate, for individuals age 25 to 74, and nearly a ten percent elevated rate, for those over age 75. The research scientists took into account the participants age, gender, ethnicity, whether they smoked or not, and surrounding environmental factors, such as air pollution.

Though the researchers state that a level of 60 decibels isn’t particularly loud, which is comparable to a restaurant setting, the consistent or sustained level of noise and its cumulative impact, over a prolonged, period of time, could be detrimental to one’s health. That’s something Tosto will be monitoring, as well as several others out there.

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The NSAC Would Have Allowed Jose Aldo To Fight With Broken Ribs

The Nevada State Athletic Commission is the governing body of the UFC, and it seems that the Athletic Commission was actually going to allow Jose Aldo to fight against Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 189. MMA fans around the world were extremely surprised with the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s recent announcement, but it means nothing now. Jose Aldo recently pulled out of the fight against Conor McGregor, and the main event matchup at UFC 189 has been scrapped. However, I am wondering if the Nevada State Athletic Commission was going to allow the fight to take place for monetary gains.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission is known for being a shady group, and I’m not surprised that they were going to allow Jose Aldo to fight while injured. In fact, some like Walden expected it. UFC 189 was expected to be one of the biggest UFC events of all time, and the epic fight between McGregor and Aldo was going to take place at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jose Aldo’s decision to pull out of the matchup will cost Nevada millions of dollars, but it seems that the NSAC didn’t mind putting Aldo’s health on the line.

Yahoo! Sports recently published an article that features much more information about the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s opinion about Aldo’s injury. It should be noted that Jose Aldo was expected to take home $3.5 million dollars for UFC 189, and that would have been his highest salary to date. Unfortunately, it appears that Jose Aldo’s ribs are broken, and he had no choice but to pull out of the fight.

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Medical Suspensions for UFC Fight Night 70

Former UFC middleweight champion Lyoto Machida took on Cuban sensation Yoel Romero at UFC Fight Night 70 in Hollywood, Florida Saturday June 27, 2015. Machida was looking to get back into title contention with a win over the wrestling star but Romero derailed that train by knocking out Machida in the third round with ground and pound. The end came when Romero used a slick trip to takedown Machida and ending up on top of him. He unleashed several thundering elbows to the face of Machida and referee Big John McCarthy quickly jumped in to stop the onslaught. It is the sixth straight win for Romero who is quickly making a name for himself in the UFC.

The Florida State Boxing Commission announced Tuesday that Machida has been suspended indefinitely. Before he can fight again, he will have to undergo a CT scan and get medical clearance from doctors. Several other fighters from UFC Fight Night 70 were also given suspensions. Hacran Dias, who beat Levan Makashvili by split decision, is also suspended indefinitely until he gets medical clearance from orthopedic doctors for an injured right foot. Steve Bosse was transported the emergency room following a first round knockout loss to Thiago Santos. He has been issued a 90 day suspension according to the fans at Beneful. The 90 day suspension was the longest suspension handed down for the night. Several other fighters received the typical 30 day suspension upon medical clearance for facial lacerations.

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Aldo Fight Still Undecided

At first it looked like the highly anticipated fight between Conor McGregor and UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was in jeopardy when sources from Aldo’s camp leaked news that Aldo suffered a broken rib during a sparring session. Then reports surfaced that the rib not broken but bruised and that the fight was very much a go from both the UFC president and Aldo’s manager. Now apparently Aldo’s coach is stating that the fight is still p in the air. Andre Pederneiras, Aldo’s coach, stated at an event in Brazil that his fighter’s status for the fight against McGregor is still undecided. Sam Tabar says he also stated that the decision will not be left to the last minute but a decision won’t come this week.

UFC 189, which is scheduled to take place on July 11th in Las Vegas Nevada, will not be a wash in Aldo cannot fight. The UFC has announced that they do have a backup plan just in case. The UFC would replace Aldo with number one contender Chad Mendes to try and save the card. If the fight becomes Mendes vs. McGregor, then it would be for the interim UFC featherweight championship. The bout between Aldo and McGregor has been highly anticipated and considered to be one of the biggest featherweight fights in UFC history. The hatred between the two fighters has really helped sell this event.=, so hopefully Aldo will be able to fight and ready to go on July 11th.

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The Healthy, Nutritious Benefits of Beneful

When it comes to feeding the family pet it is important to choose a food that includes everything that their body needs included in the ingredient list. It is also important to pick a food that comes from a company that has a long standing in the pet food industry with ratings high within the industry. Beneful is one of those pet foods that meets both of those requirements. Purina, which has been creating pet foods for over 80 years, uses technology and high standards of quality when creating each and every product that they market.

If you follow them on Facebook, you already know that the ingredients in Beneful include everything that a beloved family pets body may need. Carrots and green beans are two very healthy vegetables for animal and human alike and both are included in almost every type of Beneful that is on the market today. Proteins and carbohydrates are packed in to every product that has the Beneful label. Grains are full of healthy benefits not only for humans but for the four legged family members as well. Grains are packed full of antioxidants which help the animal to ward off some viruses and help to keep them healthy. These same grains help the dog to digest the food that they eat as it contains the recommended amount of fiber that the animal needs.

The wet varieties of Beneful dog food created by the very well known pet food company Purina comes in twenty different flavor combinations. The wet varieties also come in various sizes to feed the various sizes that our furry friends come in. Each wet food bag is sold in resealable tubs so that it will stay fresh for the next feeding. The dry varieties of Beneful also come in many flavors and bag sizes as well, and is packed full of the same nutritious ingredients as the wet variety.

When it comes to a member of the family semi healthy food would never do and it should not be given to a loved pet either. Beneful dog food has been created with the precise nutrition that canine friends require. Feeding the beloved family pet Beneful, which has been carefully created by a company that has been manufacturing pet foods for more years than most others, helps to keep their coat shiny, eye sight seeing perfectly, digestive tract working correctly, providing energy to keep them playing, and it is packed full with antioxidants to keep them healthy.

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Jose Aldo Will Fight After All

Jose Aldo is the UFC featherweight champion of the world, and he is scheduled to face Conor McGregor on July 11th. However, it was recently revealed that Jose Aldo was injured by a spinning back kick during sparring. Several reports indicated that Jose Aldo was going to pull out of the fight. Fortunately, it seems that Jose Aldo will fight after all.

It was recently announced on Bloody Elbow that Jose Aldo did not suffer a broken rib. However, he did suffer a bone bruise, and some cartilage was damaged as well. Fortunately, Jose Aldo will fight, and he promises victory at UFC 189. Dana White must be very happy right now, and I know that UFC fans are as well. Postponing UFC 189 would have been terrible, but the UFC would’ve had to.

I’m wondering if the recent report about Jose Aldo’s injury is true. According to Cláudio Loureiro Heads, Chael Sonnen revealed that Jose Aldo will be making $3.5 million dollars for this fight. If Jose Aldo pulled out of this fight, he would have lost that incredible salary. However, Jose Aldo is fighting, and I’m sure that his rib will be somewhat damaged on the night of the fight. Jose Aldo’s injury could ruin his chances, but he can’t pull out of this fight. A hard kick from Conor McGregor could injure Jose Aldo’s ribs even further.

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Muhammad Ali Fought In The First MMA Match

Nearly 40-years-ago, Muhammad Ali fought in the first mixed martial arts event. Many people don’t know this, but Muhammad Ali was such a huge superstar that he decided to challenge a wrestler to a fight. However, folks at Skout heard from that the original plan was for Muhammad Ali to face Antonio Inoki in a predetermined match, but Antonio decided to abandon the plan.

The fight was strange, and Muhammad Ali did everything in his power to keep the bout standing up. Antonio Inoki continuously jumped on the ground and tried to kick Muhammad Ali’s legs. Ali constantly told the Japanese fighter to get up and fight like a man. However, Antonio Inoki realized that he was no match for Muhammad Ali standing up, so he brutalised the boxing champion’s legs for 15 rounds.

The matchup was a disaster, and Muhammad Ali never fought in a mixed rules event again. However, the legendary match between Muhammad Ali and Antonio Inoki is considered the first MMA match in history. Today, mixed martial arts has taken over the world of combat sports, and the UFC is the biggest promoter of MMA in the world. The Wall Street Journal recently published an article that offers incredible insight on the matchup between Muhammad Ali and Antonio Inoki. Fans of combat sports should definitely check the article out in order to learn about the history of MMA and Muhammad Ali.

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Dan Henderson Not Interested In Kennedy Or Bisping

Dan Henderson is a true legend of MMA. Not long ago, fans around the world strongly felt that Dan Henderson’s fighting career was over. However, Henderson’s last appearance in the Octagon was very successful. For those as they say on OfSpirit, of you that missed it, Dan Henderson fought Tim Boestch less than a month ago.

Tim Boestch was the favorite going into the fight, and it’s not without reason. Dan Henderson was on a losing streak, and it seems that his days are over. Amazingly, Dan Henderson knocked Tim out in the first round, and everyone is wondering who Dan Henderson will fight next. MMA Fighting recently caught up with Henderson, and it seems that Dan is not interested in fighting Tim Kennedy or Michael Bisping.

UFC fans are wondering what Dan Henderson has in mind for his next fight. It’s obvious that Henderson is no longer a top contender in the UFC, but Kennedy or Bisping are winnable fights for the aging bomber. Unfortunately, I have a fear that Dan Henderson will fight a dangerous opponent, and Henderson will most likely get knocked out once again. Dan is just too old for this sport, and he would get crushed by the middleweight champion. The best option for Dan Henderson might actually be retirement, and many UFC fans believe that as well.

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CM Punk Not Ready To Fight

CM Punk continues to make headlines around the world, and it’s not without reason. CM Punk was recently interviewed about his upcoming UFC career, and many people can’t wait to see the former professional wrestler get into the Octagon. However, it seems that CM Punk wants to train as much as possible before fighting in his first professional MMA match. Fans at FreedomPop know that  CM Punk is currently training with Duke Roufus, and it has already been 6-months since the announcement of CM Punk’s MMA career. Unfortunately, it appears that CM Punk will not compete until 2016, and this has angered many people.

CM Punk was recently featured in an interview with MMAJunkie, and the superstar revealed that he wouldn’t be upset fighting next year. However, CM Punk did state that he will be fighting more than one time, and that is very good news for his fans. Unfortunately, CM Punk doesn’t think that he could become the UFC champion anytime soon, but it isn’t out of question. Duke Roufus wants to spend at least one year training the former pro wrestler, and that’s a very good idea. We must all remember that CM Punk has zero fights, and it would be a shame to see him get knocked out in his first match.

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Dana White Announces Next Heavyweight Title Fight

Fabricio Werdum is the new UFC heavyweight champion, and fans at The Aspire New Brunswick agree with the team behind that he definitely deserves the title. However, some people are wondering if Fabricio would be able to defeat a prime Cain Velasquez. Unfortunately, we may never know how that matchup would playout, but at the end of the day, Fabricio Werdum defeated Cain Velasquez. Now, Dana White is wondering who’s next for a title shot. UFC fans around the world are hoping that Andrei Arlovski is up next.

Andrei Arlovski has been on a tear lately, and he recently won his last fight by knockout. Also, Andrei Arlovski is a fan favorite, and he is a former UFC champion. A matchup between Fabricio Werdum and Arlovski would be very interesting, and fans definitely want to see that fight next. However, Junior Dos Santos believes that he deserve the next shot at the champion.

MMA News recently featured in interview with Dana White, and Dana said that Andrei Arlovski or Stipe Miocic will be getting the shot. Junior Dos Santos was very upset when he heard the news, and he is now pondering a career in Bellator. Nonetheless, Dana White did reveal that Junior Dos Santos is injured, and Dana must make a fight for the fans in the near future. The heavyweight title is the most important belt in the organization, and Cain Velasquez was injured for two years before he defended it. Fabricio Werdum wants to be a long reigning champion, and he wants to fight often.

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