Disruption of biological rhythms

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Knuttson et al.
Those who worked in shift work for 15 years + were 3x as likely to develop organ disease
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Soloman
Divorce rates can be as high as 60% for night shift workers
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Reinberg et al.
Those who have changeable rhythms are more likely to give up shift work
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Bambra et al.
Forward rotating shifts more quickly (3-4 days) is better for work/life balance
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Recht et al.
Studied American major league baseball teams and found that those who travelled east-west (phase delay) won 44% of games whereas west-east (phase advance) won 37%
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Boivin et al.
31 male subjects on an inverted sleep wake cycle - exposed to different conditions (v bright = 5hours, then 3,1 and -1 on dim)
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