Anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills have been linked to an increased risk of death, according to new research from the University of Warwick.
(HealthDay)—Health staff at nursing homes often give patients sleeping pills to help them sleep, but a new study suggests that a certain class of medications may put patients at raised risk for hip fractures.
Researchers want to know whether a sleeping pill reduces suicidal thoughts in depressed patients with insomnia.
Obesity appears to significantly increase the risk of death tied to sleeping pills, nearly doubling the rate of mortality even among those prescribed 18 or fewer pills in a year, researchers reported Friday.
People are relying on sleeping pills more than ever to get a good night's rest, but a new study by Scripps Clinic researchers links the medications to a 4.6 times higher risk of death and a significant increase in cancer ...