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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