New Study on Effect of Night Shift Working and Gene Expression

May 9, 2018

People often struggle if they have to adjust to working the night shift, but their genes have even more trouble.

According to a new study from McGill University, genes that are accustomed to daytime rhythm usually fail to adapt to nighttime rhythm, possibly contributing to health problems such as diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease—disorders that are more frequently seen in night-shift workers.

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