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 ...

Health

European workers fail to hydrate properly

A newly published scientific paper indicates that occupational safety and daily day performance in seven out of 10 workers from several European industries are negatively affected by a combination of heat stress and failure ...

Medical research

Study reveals how shift work disrupts metabolism

Working night shifts or other nonstandard work schedules increases your risk of becoming obese and developing diabetes and other metabolic disorders, which ultimately also raises your risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer.

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