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Powerful sleeping pills boost the risk of Alzheimer’s, major study warns

Sleeping pills taken by hundreds of thousands may boost the risk of Alzheimer's, a study suggests.

Researchers found the risk of developing the memory-robbing disorder is higher for patients taking benzodiazepines and Z-drugs.

And the huge analysis revealed a higher risk for those on stronger medications, and for those who have taken the drugs for longer than recommended.

Figures suggest there are at least 260,000 people in Britain and nearly 100 million in the US who take benzodiazepines and Z-drugs for at least a month.

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