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Shift Work Linked To Obesity

Shift work has certainly been making its mark in the media over the past few weeks. Not only have we seen the reports that antisocial hours can prematurely age the brain and dull intellectual ability but a new study has found that night shift work is linked to obesity as employees who sleep during the [...]

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Children’s Book Giveaway

At the Sleep Council we’re passionate about children and sleep and the right bedtime routines so we’re excited to team up with the duo behind a new bedtime story called Pillow People – and we’ve 10 copies to giveaway. Reading is one of the most preferred ways for both children to wind down at bedtime. [...]

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Shift Work Dulls Brain

Scientists are warning that working antisocial hours can prematurely age the brain and dull intellectual ability- that’s according to a new report published in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine. It’s suggested that a decade of shifts aged the brain by more than six years. There was some recovery after people stopped working antisocial shifts, [...]

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