According to Trib Live, the University of Pittsburgh will be conducting a study that looks at sleep, circadian rhythms, and the health of shift workers.

Are you a retired shift worker or know someone who is? University of Pittsburgh researchers are looking for you. They’re beginning a study that looks at sleep, circadian rhythms and cardiovascular health in retired shift workers and retired day workers. The hypothesis is that shift work can lead to persistent problems in those areas. About 15 percent of the U.S. population are retired shift workers. Dr. Daniel Buysse, UPMC chair in sleep medicine and professor of psychiatry and clinical and translational science, Pitt School of Medicine, answers questions about sleep and shift work.

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