Night job news is often about the health problems associated with shift work. There are a lot of studies that correlate lack of sleep and disruption of the circadian cycle to disease and obesity. If you have worked 2nd shift or overnight shifts, you have probably experienced the effect on your body. Some workers may not realize why they feel terrible. Both employers and physicians should be aware of these studies so that they can put changes in place to prevent poor health and medically treat patients while taking into consideration the nigh work lifestyle. Here are a couple of the latest headlines on this topic.
http://news.google.com Mon, 18 May 2015 08:03:27 GMT
Medical News Today Shift work linked to sleep problems, poor metabolic health Medical News Today The link between shift work and poor health is not new. In July 2014, a study linked shift work - particularly rotating shifts - to increased risk of type 2 ...
http://news.google.com Mon, 18 May 2015 14:17:33 GMT
Madame NoireNew Reports Claim Shift Working Can Lead To Unhealthy LifestylesMadame NoireIn a series of new reports, Reuters Health claims shift work can lead to a poor diet and exercise lifestyle. By tracking airline employees in Finland, researchers ...