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Irregular sleep patterns linked to cancer

21st July 2015

Study reported in Current Biology, finds irregular sleep patterns lead to cancer in tests on mice.

This recent study lends weight to concerns about the damaging impact of shift work on health.

Researchers say women with a family risk of breast cancer should never work shifts, however, further tests in people are needed.

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Article Information

Title: Irregular sleep patterns linked to cancer
Author: Martine Hamilton
Article Id: 27074
Date Added: 21st Jul 2015

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