Call for regular screening after research shows women who work nightshift at higher risk of cancer

Call for regular screening after research shows women who work nightshift at higher risk of cancer
 

Women who work nights are more at risk of cancer than those who do days, a study claims.
Scientists found working long-term nightshifts could increase the risk of skin cancer by 41 per cent, breast cancer by 32 per cent and stomach cancer by 18 per cent.
In studies, cases of breast cancer among nurses who work long-term nights were found to be 58 per cent higher than for their dayshift counterparts.
Lung cancer cases in nightshift nurses were higher by a quarter.
The research, at Sichuan University in China, used data from 61 different studies covering nearly
four million people across... read more

 
8 January 2018 in World News, Views: 46
Source: Daily Record
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