Careful in the cath lab

Working as an interventional cardiologist may be bad for your health, Italian researchers have suggested.

Their survey of 466 catheterisation laboratory staff compared their self-reported health markers with those of 280 controls, who were not exposed to radiation in their jobs.

Skin lesions, orthopaedic conditions, cataracts and hypercholesterolaemia were all significantly higher in the staff who worked in

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