Study links rotating night shift work to higher risk of cardiovascular disease in women

January 5, 2015 1:40 PM

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Study links rotating night shift work to higher risk of cardiovascular disease in women

While working the night shift has been previously associated with higher risk for cardiovascular disease and cancer, a new study is also links it to a higher risk in women for all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality, as well as lung cancer mortality.

The study, published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, found that women working rotating night shifts for five years or more appeared to have a modest increase in all-cause mortality and fatal cardiovascular disease. The study also found that women with 15 years or more of rotating n...

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