Damage to DNA implies a change in the genetic code, which is not repaired when the molecule chain replicates.

Lack of sleep could damage DNA and affect repair ability, possibly raising cancer risk, University of Hong Kong study finds

  • Research conducted on doctors who worked long, overnight shifts, and results may apply to those in other jobs with similar working patterns
  • Adults aged between 18 and 60 need at least seven hours of sleep per night
Topic |   Health and wellness

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Damage to DNA implies a change in the genetic code, which is not repaired when the molecule chain replicates.
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