, say researchers, can disrupt the body's internal clock in a similar way to jet lag and has been linked before to an increased risk of health problems such as heart problems and even some cancers.
The study, which took place at the Centre for Study and Treatment of Circadian Rhythms, suggests that though we still don't understand the mechanism by which the peripheral biological clocks adapt to night shift work
, these clocks are believed to depend on the central clock.
My husband found shift work
beneficial as he was a keen gardener.
An international team of researchers investigated possible links between rotating night shift work
and all-cause, CVD, and cancer mortality in a study of almost 75,000 registered U.
He cautioned that this would not lead to weight loss because the total energy expenditure over the three days of shift work
Stopping shift work
led to gradual S recovery - but took at least five years, said scientists.
Today's report in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine says: "Measures should be considered that mitigate the impact prolonged exposure to shift work
, like chronic jet lag, is known to disrupt the body's internal clock and it has been linked to a range of health problems, such as ulcers, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome and some cancers.
Nurses need two nights of unrestricted sleep to recover from shift work
NEW international research from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health claims that night shift work
can lead to an increased risk of workers developing type 2 diabetes - especially for those who swap between day and night shifts regularly.
Washington, Mar 21 ( ANI ): Researchers from the University of Manchester have discovered a new mechanism that governs how body clocks react to changes in the environment, which could provide a solution for alleviating the detrimental effects of chronic shift work
The World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) considers shift work
as a probable carcinogen based on limited evidence in humans and stronger associations in animal studies.
Public employees met with the PASYDY leadership to discuss recent reports of a massive cut in allowances like overtime pay and extra pay for shift work
in the public sector.
impairs physiological rhythms, causes psychological and physical stress and could be linked to cardiovascular morbidity.
Among their topics are the neurochemistry of wakefulness and sleep, evidence from the laboratory for the utility of caffeine, stimulants in models of shift work
and shift work
disorder, cognitive enhancers versus stimulants, light exposure for improving cognition during sleep loss and circadian misalignment, and the use of stimulants in operational settings.