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Shift work may damage DNA, increase risk for chronic disease

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HAFAQNA- When people work the night shift, their bodies might have less capacity to repair everyday damage to cells' DNA, a new study found. The research found that people excreted lower levels of a chemical called 8-OH-dG when they worked…

Genetic cause of shift work fatigue was found by scientists

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SHAFAQNA- Some people adapt easily to shift work, but not everyone can handle constant disruptions to their daily rhythm. Finnish researchers have now found that a melatonin receptor gene influences tolerance to shift work. Published in…