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Laundry drying 'a risk to health'

2 November 2012 Last updated at 05:12 GMT

Drying laundry in the home poses a health risk to those prone to asthma, hay fever and other allergies, according to new research.

A study carried out by the Mackintosh School of Architecture found that many homes had too much moisture indoors.

Up to a third of this moisture was attributed to drying laundry.

BBC Scotland health correspondent Eleanor Bradford reports.