Monthly Archives: September 2011
New Research Shift Workers Should Be Aware of…….
Read on if you are interested in identifying whether you might have heart disease, learn about a possible new way to treat sleep apnea, or hear more about sleep disorders Continue reading
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Preventing Cardiovascular Events
Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in the United States. Several studies have reported a higher prevalence of coronary risk factors among rotating shift workers. Continue reading
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Have Heartburn during the Nightshift?
A team of researchers recruited 350 people to look at whether their nighttime eating habits predicted their risk of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Studies have indicated that shift workers appear to have increased risk of gastrointestinal symptoms and peptic ulcer disease. Continue reading