Sleep Awareness Week 6 - 12 July 2015

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Policy Statement on Sleep

New recommendations for healthy sleep. The American Thoracic Society (ATS) has released a policy statement with recommendations for clinicians and the general public on achieving good-quality sleep and getting enough sleep. "Sleep.....

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Sleep Survey here

Complete the SLEEP SURVEY and encourage your friends and work colleagues to complete it. Sleep Awareness Week kicks off Monday, 6 July 2015 and finishes on Sunday, 12 July 2015. It is an annual.....

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The Shiftwork dilemma

What is the real impact of Shiftwork? With more and more of us working nocturnal hours, A Current Affair investigates what it's really doing to us.   Alertness CRC Program Leader.....

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You snooze, you win

Football's pursuit of gains At 1pm every afternoon, the hustle and bustle of Real Madrid's Valdebebas training ground grinds to a halt and the facility resembles a ghost town.A silence descends.....

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Wearable fitness devices

It's axiomatic in the digital world that if an app or service is free, you're the product. Or your data is. So what to make of consumers who are willing.....

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The ResMed Foundation/Sleep Health Foundation Research Entry Scholarship for 2015 has been awarded to Dr Anna Mohammadieh.Dr Mohammadieh will be using the Scholarship to research The Relationship between Obstructive Sleep.....

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Don't discount sleep!

Sleep is as important as food and water, yet many military service members wrestle with insomnia or wake up too early. The result can be serious health problems or reduced.....

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The brain and sleep

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body, including the brain, to recover metabolically.....

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How much sleep?

Around a third of Australian adults don't get enough each day but power naps could be the answer. The Sleep Foundation study has shown that adults need 8 hours of sleep According.....

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Poke feet out of covers

As far as sleep aids go, they don't come much simpler. But keeping your feet outside the covers may be one of the best ways to induce a night of.....

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Sleepwalking neurons

New findings could help with future navigational problems associated with Alzheimer's and other neurological disorders. Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have found that navigational brain cells that help sense direction.....

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New sleep apnea device

If you snore or have sleep apnea, there is a breakthrough treatment that may help, without the awkward masks typically used by chronic sufferers. Sleep apnea, a condition that leads sleeping.....

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Controlled crying?

Does controlled crying really work? Controlled-crying techniques may help some babies sleep through the night, but for many exhausted new parents, it's just a recipe for more tears all round. "To sleep.....

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New Sleep guidelines

New guidelines for a good night sleep. Many older Australians spend more time in bed than they need to, according to sleep experts who are now armed with the first-ever science-based.....

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How much sleep do you need?

The National Sleep Foundation has revamped its recommendations for the way we recharge. The non-profit scientific foundation, along with a panel of experts, updated its nightly sleep duration advice for all.....

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Living with insomnia

5 things no one tells you. Given how much we know about the importance of getting enough good-quality sleep, facing insomnia without worry and fear can be tough. Insomnia has been linked.....

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Sleep and Alzheimer's

Could Sleep Disturbances Help Identify Alzheimer's Disease? Alzheimer's disease presents a serious senior health concern. In fact, the Alzheimer's Association reported that it's the sixth leading cause of death among older.....

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Happy Body at Work

Happy Body At Work

Happy Body At Work (HBAW) is an evidence-based wellness Program designed for sedentary workplaces seeking to improve the energy, resilience and performance of their teams.

This innovative 8 week, multimedia Program focuses on four key lifestyle habits - sitting, moving, stress and sleep and aims to engage and empower employees at work and home.

More information here Happy Body at Work Web Site.

Alertness Safety & Productivity


Reducing the burden of impaired alertness on the safety, productivity and health of all Australians.

More information here.

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