Shift work linked to reduced fertility

Dr Linden Stocker from the University of Southampton, UK, recently presented the conclusions of a meta-analysis that pooled data from research studies published between 1969 and January 2013 that looked at the effect of shift work on health.
The analysis, which covered nearly 120,000 women, found those working shifts had an 80% higher rate of fertility problems, and a 33% higher rate of disrupted menstrual periods compared to women working regular hours.

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