Night shifts still problematic for female journalists: Expert

Freedom of opinion and expression has to be spread to all parts of the world as a vital element for the promotion of social progress and human dignity, said Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day-2014.

Night shifts and jet lag disrupt genetic rhythm in humans

The daily rhythms of our genes are disrupted when sleep times shift, a new study has revealed.

Working night shifts hazardous to women`s health

Women who work for years on the night shift are at a higher risk of contracting type-II diabetes as well as overweight and smoking, according to two US studies.

Working in night shift ups miscarriage risk

Women working in irregular shifts are likely to experience reduced fertility and greater menstrual disruption than those working in regular shifts, according to a new research.

Long term night shifts could double breast cancer risk

Researchers have claimed that women who had worked in nights shifts for 30 or more years are twice as likely to suffer from breast cancer.

Women working night shifts at high risk of heart disease

Approximately one in five middle-aged women who do shift work have at least three risk indicators for heart disease.

Security of women on night shifts to be enhanced: UP DGP

The Uttar Pradesh DGP
directed police chiefs of the NCR to ensure the safety of
women during night shifts by enhancing their security.