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Here’s how heart health of shift workers is linked to their body clock – Hindustan Times

At least 20 per cent of employees work atypical hours or shifts, and growing scientific evidence associates these with deleterious cardiovascular outcomes.



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Working hours that deviate from an individual’s natural body clock are associated with greater cardiovascular risk, according to a new research. The research was presented at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
“Our study found that for each hour the work schedule was out of sync with an employee’s body clock, the risk of heart disease got worse,” said study author Dr Sara Gamboa Madeira of the University of Lisbon, Portugal.

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