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sedative alzheimers link
2014-09-11 05:22:28

Benzodiazepine, a sedative that is widely prescribed to treat people suffering from anxiety and insomnia, have been linked to a 50 percent increase in the risk of Alzheimer's disease, a team of French and Canadian researchers reported Tuesday in the online edition of the journal BMJ.

2009-04-14 16:31:33

U.S. doctors suggest the depression sometimes linked to a stay in the intensive care unit may be rooted in care issues.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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