Night shift may put women at increased cancer risk: study

Jan 8:Women who work in night shifts may be at a significantly higher risk of breast, skin and stomach cancers, scientists have warned. Since breast cancer is the most diagnosed cancer among women worldwide, most previous meta-analyses have focused on understanding the association between female night shift workers and breast cancer risk, but the conclusions have been inconsistent. To build upon previous studies, researchers from Sichuan University in China analysed whether long-term night shift work in women was associated with risk for nearly a dozen types of cancer.
They performed a meta-analysis using data from 61 articles comprising 114,628 cancer cases and 3,909,152 participants from North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The articles consisted of 26 cohort studies, 24 case-control studies, and 11 nested case-control studies. These studies were analysed for an association between long-term night shift work and risk of 11 types of cancer. A further analysis was conducted, which looked specifically at long-term night shift work and risk of six types of cancer among female nurses. Overall, long-term night shift work among women increased the risk of cancer by 19 per cent.
When analysing specific cancers, the researchers found that this population had an increased risk of skin (41 per cent), breast (32 per cent), and gastrointestinal cancer (18 per cent) compared with women who did not perform long-term night shift work. After stratifying the participants by location, researchers found that an increased risk of breast cancer was only found among female night shift workers in North America and Europe.
"We were surprised to see the association between night shift work and breast cancer risk only among women in North America and Europe," said Xuelei Ma, from Sichuan University. "It is possible that women in these locations have higher sex hormone levels, which have been positively associated with hormone-related cancers such as breast cancer," Ma said. Agencies
Source: Agencies



MarcosBug says...
where can i buy viagra in london viagra pills 100 mg the pill viagra viagra tablet effet du viagra 100mg viagra online sales vendas de viagra online viagra for sale uk buy viagra pills canada

Donaldfal says...
where can i buy cialis soft tabs generic cialis online without script buy cialis professional 20 mg generic cialis buy cheap cialis super active cialis cheap cialis overnight buy cialis online cheap cialis online pharmacy prescription

RandyEsoge says...
viagra 50 mg 4 viagra on sale viagra 25 mg ausreichend viagra online sales does generic viagra compare buy viagra online arrested buying viagra online where to buy viagra viagra a tale of two pills

Arthurtic says...
viagra ricetta online viagra generic when generic viagra be available generic viagra herbal viagra for sale viagra for sale certified online pharmacy viagra viagra for sale use of viagra tablet

Jamesbeawl says...
cheap authentic cialis cialis generic cheap cialis prices canada cialis generika buy cialis tablets uk cialis coupon buy cialis super active cialis lowest price order cialis for daily use

JorgeEmula says...
what do cialis pills look like generic cialis at walmart buy cialis sydney cialis generic can you buy cialis online cheap cialis buy cialis daily use cialis coupons cialis color of pills

Donaldpause says...
buy levitra and cialis cialis online without script cialis uk buy online cialis online without script buy cialis with dapoxetine cialis coupon order cialis no prescription canada cialis online how do i order cialis

GeorgeAcete says...
buying cialis online uk cialis online cialis 20mg pills cialis online cialis buy in australia generic cialis cheap cialis pills generic cialis cialis canada discount

Claudehor says...
cheapest cialis 20mg cialis without prescription can you cut cialis pills in half cialis without doctor where can i buy cialis soft tabs buy cialis cialis cheap generic cialis buy cialis online us pharmacy

Stuartslalt says...
buying viagra from craigslist generic viagra 100mg pill opposite viagra buy generic viagra buying safe viagra viagra without a doctor can u get viagra at cvs viagra online without script buy viagra us pharmacy

GeorgeAcete says...
generic viagra approved fda generic viagra without script buy viagra in poland buy generic viagra cuantos mg viagra puedo tomar viagra without doctor using viagra to get pregnant viagra online without script cialis online free viagra

ConradVep says...
canadian pharmacies online aarp recommended canadian pharmacies online pharmacy reviews legitimate canadian mail order pharmacies pharmacy direct canada pharmacies online prescriptions prescription drugs online without doctor canada pharmacies online prescriptions canadian pharmacy online

Oliverdal says...
generico del viagra en ecuador viagra without a prescription viagra sales in dublin viagra without prescription diferencia entre viagra y viagra generico viagra generic what does the generic viagra pill look like viagra generic viagra generika schweiz bestellen

Michaelcaupt says...
buy pfizer viagra india viagra for sale uk only cialis viagra generico viagra uk safest place to get viagra viagra pills best price pfizer viagra viagra tablets 75 mg viagra

RobertPaw says...
buy levitra online with prescription cheapest generic levitra cheap canadian levitra levitra generico order levitra professional oo

AndresJom says...
purchasing viagra online buy viagra online buying viagra boots chemist viagra order viagra products sale buy viagra viagra sale toronto buy viagra best place to get generic viagra

Russellagice says...
max viagra pills viagra without doctor using viagra cialis together viagra prices get free viagra samples viagra without prescription sildenafil cuantos mg viagra without a doctor online doctor for viagra

KeithPen says...
se necesita receta medica para comprar viagra en mexico viagra price of viagra tablets in india buy viagra donde puedo comprar viagra yahoo buy generic viagra online how to buy generic viagra in canada generic viagra online pharmacy no prescription viagra online

WilliamHon says...
old do you have buy viagra viagra without doctor generic viagra ok viagra without a doctor prescription trial order of viagra viagra without prescription viagra generico barato viagra without doctor legitimate viagra online uk

LeslieWoort says...
buy viagra pharmacy viagra online pharmacy where to get viagra buy viagra 50 mg sildenafil citrate viagra without doctor buy cialis levitra and viagra over-the-counter viagra annual sales viagra 2010

PeterSaw says...
what should i tell my doctor to get viagra viagra without prescription viagra si puo comprare senza ricetta medica viagra without prescription can i safely take 200mg of viagra viagra without a doctor prescription wunderpille viagra viagra without prescription viagra online pagamento in contrassegno

WendellBeamn says...
cuanto sale una caja de viagra viagra without doctor order viagra from india viagra without prescription cheap generic viagra australia viagra without doctor buy viagra and cialis online viagra without a doctor prescription viagra sale london

Michaelviact says...
how to get viagra for women buy viagra best pharmacy price on viagra buy viagra online viagra uk online prescription cheap generic viagra buy generic viagra and cialis online buy generic viagra online viagra pills take

Davidoxify says...
viagra 6800 mg viagra without a doctor's prescription do you need to be 18 to buy viagra viagra without prescription what do i have to tell my doctor to get viagra buy viagra buy viagra for men and women viagra online viagra tablets how to use

Robertmolve says...
cheap generic viagra uk online viagra without a doctor's prescription order viagra from canada viagra without a doctor prescription viagra levitra cialis for sale viagra online buy generic viagra in us viagra teva sildenafil price

Add Comment


More Health News

Unhealthy and painful: 5 extreme ways to lose weight that you should ..

6 fascinating facts about the human brain ..

- Eye test can now detect early signs of dementia, says study
- From wood splinters to menstruation belt: How sanitary napkins evolved over time
- Decoded: How baby's sex may influence pregnancy complications
- Weight Loss: Top 10 Breakfast Mistakes You Need To Stop Making Today!
- Millennials going overboard to obtain six-pack: Survey
- Sitting for long hours is setting you up for heart risks, diabetes, stress and b
- Express Recipes: 'Bajra Raab'; the natural health drink
- Novel drug may help treat hair loss
- People have realised exercise is best medicine: Zumba star Beto Perez
- Beat the summer heat with this cool 'Orange Cinnamon Tea' recipe
- NHPM set to address health of govt hospitals
- How to lose weight: 6 kinds of easily available foods you MUST eat to shed the k
- Taking vitamin B6 could help you recall dreams
- Laser-based saliva test to help diagnose diseases early
- 170 potential lung cancer drug targets identified
- Is sudden weight loss causing hair loss?
- Kale and beetroot are nutritious ingredients for healthy food
- World Liver Day 2018: Emerging liver health crisis in Kerala, an interplay of ab
- Novel method to help repair damaged ear
- Weight-loss surgery may prevent kidney disease, failure: Study

Related News

Eating hot dogs, bacon may up colorectal cancer risk
Sept 8:Love to gorge on hot dogs, bacon, ham, sausages and salami? Beware, you may be at an increased risk of developing colorecta .. read more
Underweight women at greater risk of early menopause: Study
Oct 27:Women who were underweight as teenagers or in their mid-30s are at greater risk of facing an early menopause compared to le .. read more
Air pollution may up mortality risk beyond lung cancer: Study
Nov 1:Long-term exposure to air pollution may not only lead to lung cancer, but also increase the risk of mortality from kidney, b .. read more
Radiation from smartphones may up miscarriage risk: Study
Dec 19:Pregnant women's exposure to non-ionising radiation from smartphones, Bluetooth devices and laptops may more than double th .. read more
Why women are more prone to suffer stroke decoded
Feb 10:Researchers have found that stroke disproportionately affects women as compared to men due to factors such as fluctuations .. read more

More Related News

- The Real Cause of Cancer: Is it Pure Bad Luck? Science Answers
- Pregnant Women, Think Before Taking Antibiotics as It May Increase Risk of Miscarriage
- Social isolation might raise diabetes risk
- Vitamin in milk could prevent pain caused by chemotherapy
- Women with larger waistline are at higher risk of anxiety
- Strength-based exercises may help you live longer
- Excess body fat increases dementia risk: Study
- Maternal blood sugar may affect baby's heart
- Hormone therapy may boost working memory in women : Study
- Single blood test may detect eight types of cancer: study

More Latest News:

- Musi clean-up gains pace
- TS issues guidelines for implementing Economic Support Schemes
- Telangana will protect sericulture farmers, says Etela Rajender
- Global meet on blockchain in Hyderabad
- 200 check dams coming up in Telangana
- Fighting rain, flood for Medigadda dream
- Break silos, make government seamless for people: President Kovind to newly recruited IAS officers
- PM Narendra Modi wishes former Tamil Nadu CM Karunanidhi speedy recovery
- Ahmedabad 2008 serial blasts accused gets bail
- Congress leader Jairam writes to NMML director over confusion for museum approval
- PNB scam: Fugitive jeweller Mehul Choksi says he took Antigua citizenship last year to expand business
- Eye test can now detect early signs of dementia, says study
- India vs Essex Practice Match: India's frontmen dazzle, sidekicks falter
- Hopeful to be part of England squad in World Cup 2022, says Phil Foden
- Twenty young boys and girls to represent India at Junior NBA World Championship
- Mission: Impossible Fallout box office prediction: The Tom Cruise film will earn Rs 10 crore on Day 1
- Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 movie review: The weakest link is Sanjay Dutt's gangster
- Saudi Arabia joins global pledge to protect disabled rights
- Iran's Revolutionary Guards' chief warns Trump: 'If you begin the war, we will end it'
- Houthis accused of threatening world's electricity supplies
- Youth, woman held for murder
- Rahul Gandhi congratulates ragpicker's son for cracking AIIMS entrance test
- Cows are safer than women in the country, says Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray
- Bihar clears new liquor bill, CM Nitish says prohibition for betterment of poor
- 'Do not stop writing': Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan backs writer Hareesh over novel controversy
This page was created in 0.0392141342163 seconds