A longitudinal study of the influence of shift work on serum uric acid levels in workers at a telecommunications company.

@article{Uetani2006ALS,
  title={A longitudinal study of the influence of shift work on serum uric acid levels in workers at a telecommunications company.},
  author={Mirei Uetani and Yasushi Suwazono and Etsuko Kobayashi and Takeya Inaba and Mitsuhiro Oishi and K{\^o}ji Nogawa},
  journal={Occupational medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={83-8}
}
BACKGROUND Hyperuricemia is a lifestyle-related disease. Although there have been many previous reports about the association of serum uric acid (UA) levels with lifestyle, including eating habits and alcohol intake, there has been no report of a longitudinal study of the relationship between serum UA levels and shift work. AIMS To clarify the influence of shift work on serum UA levels in Japanese workers. METHODS This was a 4-year cohort study of 15 871 workers at a telecommunications… CONTINUE READING