New study finds shifted sleep-wake cycles affect women more than men

Posted by on April 18, 2016 8:16 pm
Categories: health

A new study involved the assessment of performance in participants being placed on 28-hour days to shift the sleep-wake cycle out of phase with the brain (circadian) clock. Performance was more affected in women than in men, the results show. Researchers warn that this study has significant implications for female nightshift workers such as nurses, security guards and police officers.

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