Shift work

Sleepy Pilots, Train Operators and Drivers

According to the National Sleep Foundation’s (NSF) 2012 Sleep in America® poll, the people we trust to take us or our loved ones from place to place struggle with sleep. It is the first poll to ask transportation professionals, including pilots, train operators,* truck, bus, taxi and limo drivers about their sleep habits and work […]

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By R Kennedy | Shift work . Sleep
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Women Rotating Night Shift Work Linked to Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Women who work a rotating (irregular) schedule that includes three or more night shifts per month, in addition to day and evening working hours in that month, may have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes when compared with women who only worked days or evenings. Research from Harvard School of Public Health (PLoS) […]

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By R Kennedy | Diabetes . News . Shift work
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