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Night work is already linked to higher diabetes and cancer rates.

Study uncovers deep effects of night shift work on body

Working a few night shifts is enough to change gene expression and dampen the body’s ability to fight off attacks, a new Canadian study reveals. Researchers at McGill University simulated a night shift in which eight healthy people faced a 10-hour delay of their typical sleep time over four days. RNA extracted from blood samples…

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