The results of this research suggest the need for health protection programs for long-term female night shift workers
Younger shift workers
had poorer diets and drank more, while older employees reported poorer sleep patterns and lower levels of physical activity.
Another author in the study, Dr Rachel Edgar, said: "This indicates that shift workers
, who work some nights and rest some nights and so have a disrupted body clock, will be more susceptible to viral diseases.
Tables 2 shows significant difference in various neuropsychological tests between night shift workers
and day workers.
It is therefore important to avoid shift work where possible and improve shift work schedules to help shift workers
achieve more normal sleeping and waking patterns.
PASYDY is outright against working hours reform for public workers, while unions PEO, SEK and DEOK blasted the "unilateral" decision to include shift workers
in the new timetable.
Kenyon had been on trial at Liverpool Crown Court for two weeks, accused with four colleagues from Ranelagh Grange in Rainhill, after night shift workers
reported finding residents aged 80 to 100 in an "horrendous state".
In order to plan future preventive interventions in shift workers
, it was the objective of the present study to assess the relationship between shift work and arterial age and to identify predictors of early arterial aging using a noninvasive procedure.
The number of young shift workers
suffering from heart attacks is on the rise.
These events were more common among shift workers
than other people: shift work was associated with an increased risk of heart attack (23 percent), coronary events (24 percent) and stroke (5 percent).
Coronary events and strokes were more common among shift workers
The study found that shift workers
were more likely to smoke, have unhealthy behaviours and come from lower socioeconomic backgrounds than office-hours workers, however the health risks remained consistent even after adjusting for these factors.