Number of articles and criteria of inclusion, according to the keywords used in this review.
Number of articles found
Final number of articles*
Obesity AND shift work
Diabetes AND shift work
Metabolic syndrome AND shift work
Cortisol AND shift work
Insulin resistance AND shift work
Criteria of inclusion: Papers published between January/2003 and March/2014; studies with humans; english language papers, quality of each study (best-evidence synthesis), type of shift (rotating and/or night shift).