Search Tag: rotating night shift

Cardiology Management

Rotating Night Shift Increases Risk of CHD in Women

2016 26 Apr

Among female registered nurses, working a rotating night shift for 5 years or more was associated with a small increase in the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a study appearing in the April 26 issue of JAMA . The disruption of social and biological rhythms that occur during shift work have been hypothesized to increase chronic disease... Read more

Executive Health Management

Rotating Night Shifts Increase Risk of CVD and Lung Cancer

2015 08 Jan

According to a report published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, there is a possibility of increased risk of cardiovascular disease and lung cancer in nurses working rotating night shifts. Night shift work has previously been associated with higher risk for cardiovascular disease and cancer. According to the WHO, night shift work... Read more