Workers exposed to asbestos are at a “significantly greater risk” of heart disease and stroke compared to the general population.
Scientists analysed the cause of death among nearly 100,000 asbestos workers and found women are more likely to be affected than men
The research was carried out at the Health and Safety Laboratory in Buxton, Derbyshire.
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Stamp duty is to be abolished for first-time buyers on properties up to £300,000, Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced in his Budget.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his Budget which he believes will help build "a Britain fit for the future".
Stamp duty for all first-time buyer purchases up to £300,000 is to be abolished immediately, Philip Hammond has announced in his Budget.