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Night Shift Work
Garde AH, Begtrup L, Bjorvatn B, et al. How to schedule night shift work in order to reduce health and safety risks [published online ahead of print, 2020 Sep 8]. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2020;3920. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3920 Abstract Objectives This discussion paper aims to provide scientifically based recommendations on night shift schedules, including consecutive shifts, shift...
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Garcia-Saenz A, Sánchez de Miguel A, Espinosa A, et al. Association between outdoor light-at-night exposure and colorectal cancer in Spain (MCC-Spain study) [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 24]. Epidemiology. 2020;10.1097/EDE.0000000000001226. doi:10.1097/EDE.0000000000001226 Abstract Background: Night shift work, exposure to artificial light-at-night and particularly blue light spectrum, and the consequent circadian disruption may increase the risk of...
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Mortaş H, Bilici S, Karakan T. The circadian disruption of night work alters gut microbiota consistent with elevated risk for future metabolic and gastrointestinal pathology [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 30]. Chronobiol Int. 2020;1-15. doi:10.1080/07420528.2020.1778717 Abstract Day and night cycles are the most important cue for the central clock of human beings, and they...
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Mol Psychiatry. 2013 Jul;18(7):751-7. doi: 10.1038/mp.2013.70. Epub 2013 May 28. Abstract Humans and other organisms have adapted to a consistent and predictable 24-h solar cycle, but over the past ~130 years the widespread adoption of electric light has transformed our environment. Instead of aligning behavioral and physiological processes to the natural solar cycle, individuals respond to...
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5 July 2019 The results of the recent IARC Monographs evaluation of the carcinogenicity of night shift work have now been published in The Lancet Oncology. This summary article presents the conclusions of the IARC Monographs Meeting 124. Shift work involving circadian disruption was previously evaluated by the IARC Monographs, in 2007. In this updated evaluation, the Working Group chose the...
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