News tagged with night shift
Most often, people associate circadian rhythms with the symptoms of jet lag that occur after crossing several time zones. Circadian rhythms, which get their cues from light and darkness, can change sleep-wake ...
Medical research Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Working night shifts might increase the risk of developing ovarian cancer, indicates research published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Cancer Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Living against the clock—working late-night shifts or eating at inappropriate times, for example—can come with real health risks, metabolic syndrome, obesity, and diabetes among them. Now, researchers reporting in Current Bi ...
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Shift work is associated with an increased risk of major vascular problems, such as heart attacks and strokes, concludes a study published on bmj.com today.
Health Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Forget bad guys and gunfire: Being a police officer can be hazardous to your health in other ways.
Health Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Standing for long periods during pregnancy may curb the growth of the developing fetus, suggests research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The drowsiness experienced by medical staff who have been on night duty can make their driving dangerous, French researchers have found. The first study to use simulated driving tests on medical staff returning home after ...
Other Jun 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Women who work the night shift more than twice a week might be increasing their risk for breast cancer, Danish researchers find.
Health May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Many American workers get fewer than six hours of sleep each night, putting themselves and their co-workers at risk for serious and sometimes deadly consequences, federal health officials said ...
Health Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study published in Nature Genetics today has found new evidence for a link between the body clock hormone melatonin and type 2 diabetes. The study found that people who carry rare genetic mutations in the receptor for me ...
Diabetes Jan 29, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Women who work a rotating (irregular) schedule that includes three or more night shifts per month, in addition to day and evening working hours in that month, may have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes when ...
Health Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patient handovers have increased significantly as a result of the restrictions on the number of hours residents are allowed to work. Multiple shift changes, and resulting consecutive sign-outs, during patient handovers are ...
Other Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Recent research suggests that the modern day-day-night-night shift pattern for shift workers may not be as disruptive or as potentially carcinogenic as older, more extreme shift patterns.
Health Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Neuropsychiatric disorders are the second largest cause of morbidity and premature mortality worldwide. The scientific community has widely accepted that people who battle neuropsychiatric disorders such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
As many as 25 percent of hospital nurses go without sleep for at least 24 hours in order to adjust to working on the night shift, which is the least effective strategy for adapting their internal, circadian ...
Health Apr 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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