Sleeping Pills Linked to Fracture Risk

Older adults who are newly prescribed sleeping pills are at significant risk for hip fracture, according to a recent study review (PLOS ONE, April 27). The review looked at a range of benzodiazepines (which previous studies have associated with a greater risk for fracture), including diazepam, lorazepam, and temazepam, as well as non-benzodiazepine drugs that […]

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