Dating night workers

(CNN) -- Gregory Jones begins his day when his family and the rest of the world winds down and gets ready for bed.

And research has shown melatonin production boosts the activity of the genes involved in the NER pathway.About 16 percent of the workforce participate in a type of shift work."We have to look at the way work is organized so people on the night shift are safe and effective on the job," she said.Shift work has been classified as a probable carcinogen by the World Health Organisation for a decade.Epidemiologist Dr Parveen Bhatti said melatonin regulates the internal body clock, or circadian rhythm.Read more air traffic control staffing under scrutiny "Human fatigue issues are one of the areas being investigated," said the board's statement.

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