Study: Long-term use of anxiety and sleeping pills can increase Alzheimer’s risk

Anx­i­ety and sleep­ing pills ‘linked to demen­tia’ (BBC): “A study of old­er Cana­di­an adults found that past ben­zo­di­azepine use for three months or more was linked to an increased risk (up to 51%) of dementia…Benzodiazepines are used to treat anx­i­ety dis­or­ders and insom­nia. Dr James Pick­ett, head of research at the Alzheimer’s Soci­ety, said 

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