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Late shifts and heavy loads at work might impact fertility in women

1/20/2017
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Ovarian function might be affected by non-daytime shifts and heavy lifting at work, a study published by Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) reveals. While occupational hazards have been shown to reduce fecundity, this is the first time biomarkers of fecundity were directly measured in women who have physically demanding jobs or work evening/night/rotating shifts. They were undergoing IVF treatment at a fertility centre, in an analysis conducted over a decade. In this podcast,...

Duration:00:13:38