Benzodiazepines and Z drugs linked to risk of Alzheimer's disease

Use of benzodiazepines and related drugs is associated with a slightly increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a Finnish study suggests.

by Jyoti Sood
A Finnish study has concluded that benzodiazepines and Z drugs are associated with a 6% increase in the odds of developing Alzheimer's disease. I iStock.com/EllenaZ
A Finnish study has concluded that benzodiazepines and Z drugs are associated with a 6% increase in the odds of developing Alzheimer's disease. I iStock.com/EllenaZ

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