Friday, December 02, 2005

Women who work night shifts may have a greater risk of developing breast cancer

Amy L. Ashbridge, The Daily Star (Cooperstown, NY). December 02, 2005
Women who work night shifts may have a greater risk of developing breast cancer than their counterparts who work during the day, researchers at the Bassett Research Institute announced Thursday. "We have uncovered, for the first time, strong evidence that exposure of humans to artificial light during the night is a new risk factor for breast cancer," said Dr. David Blask, a researcher at the institute in Cooperstown.

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