Asbestos and cardiovascular diseases

Reported by Haydee | 19 Apr, 2012

A new study conducted by Anne-Helen Harding of Britain’s Health and Safety Laboratory revealed that asbestos workers are also at risk of heart disease and stroke aside from cancer. The researchers looked into more than 15,000 deaths among nearly 99,000 asbestos workers between 1971 and 2005. They discovered that almost 4,200 of these deaths were …