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Shift work could 'age the brain', new research claims

Working shifts could prematurely age your brain, a new study has claimed.

Research published in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine journal suggests long term shift work is linked to impaired brain power.

However, the four million people in the UK who work shifts will be pleased to know the brain can recover from the strain - but it will take at least five years.

Dr Philip Tucker, from the Department of Psychology at Swansea University, co-wrote the paper and spoke to Felicity Evans.

  • 04 Nov 2014
  • From the section Wales
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