Do all hypnotic and sedatives have risk for cancer?

@article{Iqbal2016DoAH,
  title={Do all hypnotic and sedatives have risk for cancer?},
  author={U. Iqbal and W. Jian and C. Huang and Arslan Inayat and Y. Li},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={20},
  pages={
          170
        }
}
  • U. Iqbal, W. Jian, +2 authors Y. Li
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Sleep medicine
  • To the Editor: We read with interest the recently published study by Sivertsen et al. [1] about the sleep medications use and cancer risk. We were interested to see whether European population results would be generalizable to Asian population. We investigated the long-term use of benzodiazepines and cancer risk [2]. We designed a longitudinal population-based case– control study by using 12 years (1998–2011) Taiwan National Health Insurance Database. We identified cases diagnosed with cancer… CONTINUE READING

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