Working night shifts does NOT raise the risk of breast cancer: Women who do shifts are 'no more likely to get the disease than anyone else'

They are known to impact on the health of employees, affecting sleep patterns, meal times and people's ability to exercise.
But, despite the rumours, night shifts do not cause breast cancer, a new Oxford University study found.
In 2007,  the World Health Organisation categorised shift work as carcinogenic because it was claimed the unsocial working hours disrupted circadian rhythm or the internal 'body clock'.
The conclusion was based on animal experiments and at the time there was only limited evidence about breast cancer risk in humans.
In this study, by Oxford's cancer epidemiology unit... read more

6 October 2016 in Health, Views: 31
Source: Daily Mail

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