Over 65s at Increased Risk of Developing Dementia With Benzodiazepine, Study Suggests

Posted September 28, 2012
Patients over the age of 65 who begin taking benzodiazepine (a popular drug used to treat anxiety and insomnia) are at an approximately 50% increased risk of developing dementia within 15 years compared to never-users, a study published today on bmj.com suggests. Read more.