Tag: Night shift work heightens cancer risk

Night shift work heightens cancer risk

March 10, 2021

Night shift work has been found to cause circadian rhythm disruptions and can alter the expression of tumour-related genes, making one more vulnerable to the DNA damage that leads to cancer. According to Hans Van Dongen, Director of Washington State University’s (WSU) Sleep and Performance Research Center, night shift workers face “considerable” health disparities – […]

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