Hospital workers beware: Those exposed to sanitisers, disinf
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Hospital workers are more likely to develop thyroid cancer, new research suggests. Being exposed to sanitisers, disinfectants and sterilisers at work was linked to a 65 per cent higher risk of the disease.The odds more than doubled for those who jobs may have led to frequent dealings with the toxins, which are also known as biocides.

Study author Dr Yawei Zhang said: 'Limited studies have investigated occupational exposure to pesticides in relation to thyroid cancer and have reached inconsistent results. 'Our study did not support an association between occupational exposure to pesticides and risk of thyroid cancer. 'But... occupational exposure to other biocides might be associated with an increased risk of thyroid cancer.


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