Long workweeks linked to middle-age cognitive decline

01/20/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

A study of middle-aged British civil servants found those working more than 55 hours per week scored lower on vocabulary tests and had a greater decline in reasoning skills compared with colleagues who worked 35 to 40 hours a week. Researchers say work hours should be added to other risk factors that lead to cognitive decline.

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