Health

Shift and FIFO workers at high risk of fatigue

Almost all (97 percent) shift workers are unable to adjust their body clocks between day and night shifts and are missing out on quality sleep, it was reported at the Royal Perth Hospital Research Foundation's Pilbara Sleep ...

Diabetes

Shift work increases diabetes and heart disease risk

With over 20% of the population in industrial countries engaging shift work—in sectors such as healthcare and transportation—we urgently need to understand its health burden.

Health

Special journal issue highlights shift work science, solutions

Shift work and non-standard work schedules are increasingly common as employers strive to meet the demands of a 24/7 society. It's estimated that up to a quarter of the workforce in developed countries has non-standard working ...

Health

Women in hospital medicine face major obstacles

Women in hospital medicine face major obstacles during pregnancy, parental leave and returning to work, prompting a discussion about gender equity in medicine, according to a new study from researchers at the University of ...

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