From Breast Cancer Research and Treatment:

Sleep Aids May Raise Fracture Risk in Breast Cancer Survivors

Study co-authored by KPSOM researcher shows possible link between hip fractures and use of prescription sleep medication

October 29, 2021

Breast cancer survivors may experience insomnia even years after recovery due to long-term side effects of treatment or other factors. A new study co-authored by Dr. Reina Haque, KPSOM Professor of Health Systems Science and a senior cancer epidemiologist in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Department of Research & Evaluation, looks at the possible connection between the use of prescription sleep aids in these patients and an increased risk of hip fractures.

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