News tagged with shift workers
Caffeine 'can significantly protect against crash risk' for long distance heavy vehicle drivers, study says
Long distance commercial drivers who consume caffeinated substances such as coffee or energy drinks, to stay awake while driving, are significantly less likely to crash than those who do not, even though they ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Disruptions to the circadian rhythm can affect the growth of blood vessels in the body, thus causing illnesses such as diabetes, obesity, and cancer, according to a new study from Linköping University and ...
Medical research Aug 28, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Universite Laval have developed a blue light to help bleary eyed shift workers regulate their internal clocks and get the sleep they need when they need it.
Health Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A new Northwestern University study shows that the biological clock is not the only clock women trying to conceive should consider. The circadian clock needs attention, too.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) reinforces the finding that too little sleep or sleep patterns that are inconsistent with our body's "internal biological clock" may lead to increased risk of diabetes ...
Health Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Coordinating the circadian clock: Researchers find that molecular pair controls time-keeping and fat metabolism
(PhysOrg.com) -- The 24-hour internal clock controls many aspects of human behavior and physiology, including sleep, blood pressure, and metabolism. Disruption in circadian rhythms leads to increased incidence of many diseases, ...
Genetics Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that shift work at a young age is associated with elevated long-term cortisol levels and increased ...
Health Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 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 |