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Breast cancer link to working nights: Three late shifts a week ‘doubles the risk of disease’

Jenny Hope Daily Mail Women who work night shifts are at higher risk of breast cancer, warn researchers. Their findings suggest working at night increases the chances of the disease by 40 per cent. Women working more than two night … Continue reading

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Why Shift Work and Sleeplessness Lead to Weight Gain and Diabetes

Alice Park Time Studies show that shift work and other sleep disturbances like jet lag can disrupt your body clock and increase the risks of obesity and diabetes. But, until now, researchers haven’t really been sure exactly how these changes … Continue reading

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Body clock ‘alters’ immune system

James Gallagher BBC News The time of the day could be an important factor in the risk of getting an infection, according to researchers in the US. They showed how a protein in the immune system was affected by changes … Continue reading

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Night Shift Work May Raise Diabetes Risk

Source: Mercola One of the worst things you can do to disrupt your body clock is engage in regular night shift work. However, one-fifth of the work force endures a night shift at least occasionally, and research is now suggesting that … Continue reading

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