Study finds higher BMI, cortisol levels in shift workers

10/10/2011 |

Young adults who work on shift schedules had higher body mass index and long-term cortisol levels, compared with day-workers, a study found. These changes could explain the increased cardiovascular risk seen in shift workers, researchers reported in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

View Full Article in:

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Senior Legal Counsel
Fort Worth, TX
Associate Director, Compliance Business Partner I
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Senior Manager, Clinical Affairs - Advanced Technology
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA