Sleep Apnea Awareness Day

Australia’s Inaugural Sleep Apnea Awareness Day is this Sunday, 5th May 2019.

A report, commissioned by the Sleep Health Foundation in 2018 examined the healthcare impact of obstructive sleep apnea, and the beneficial effects of CPAP treatment. The report concluded that the economic cost of

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World-first parliamentary inquiry report marks defining moment for Australia’s Sleep Health

MEDIA RELEASE CANBERRA - Monday, April 8, 2019

World-first parliamentary inquiry report marks defining moment for Australia’s Sleep Health

The final report of a bi-partisan parliamentary inquiry into the nation’s ‘Sleep Health’ has been hailed as a defining moment for patients

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How sleep fit are you?

World Sleep Day sees the launch of Australia’s first national, personalised sleep test – “How sleep fit are you”?

On this World Sleep Day, SleepFit and The Sleep Health Foundation have teamed up to launch Australia’s first national, personalised sleep test. Created by leading sleep experts and

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Refreshing Sleep a Retirement Perk: Expert

Older Australians might toss and turn at night, but they’re still more likely than younger people to bounce out of bed in the morning, new sleep data shows.

Uplifting research released today on World Sleep Day has found that people aged 65 and over are happier with their shut-eye than those who

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Not Treating Snorers Costs Australia Millions: Report

Treating all Australians with the snoring condition obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) would earn $880 million for the nation’s coffers and significantly boost wellbeing, a new report has found.

Sleep specialists have welcomed a new Deloitte Access Economics report that confirms CPAP, or continuous

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Sleep Habits of MPs in Spotlight

A world-first study is set to reveal just how much sleep our politicians are getting while running the country.

Dozens of MPs, senators and their staffers have donned ‘watches’ that will track their sleep and activity for two sitting weeks of parliament, showing for the first time what hours they

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Caffeine a Crutch for Australia’s Most Sleep Deprived: Experts

Do you love your morning coffee jolt a little too much? Do you follow your first double shot with a second a little too quickly? Chances are you’re one of the caffeine addicts making Australia’s sleep specialists worried.

Experts at the Sleep Health Foundation are working to uncover the full

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National Parliamentary Inquiry Tackles Looming Sleep Crisis

Australian sleep experts are applauding a parliamentary decision to tackle head on the dire sleep epidemic that is damaging the mood, health and safety of the nation.

The two peak national sleep health organisations, the Sleep Health Foundation and the Australasian Sleep Association, today welcome

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Congratulating the Hon Greg Hunt MP

The Sleep Health Foundation and the Australasian Sleep Association congratulate the Hon Greg Hunt MP on his re-appointment as Federal Minister for Health in the new Federal Cabinet.

Good sleep is critical for alertness, good health, productivity, ell-being and quality of life. Sleep disorders are

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One in Three Aussies ‘Socially Jet Lagged’: Study

A third of Australians suffer from jet lag, and not the type that can be blamed on a long-haul flight.

Social jetlag – when a person’s natural body clock and daily routine don’t align – is robbing many adult Australians of refreshing quality sleep a night, new research from the Sleep Health

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Aussie Sleep Warning Goes Global

An Australian report warning of a sleep crisis Down Under has caught the attention of global health experts working to establish sleep as a top priority worldwide.

The leading medical journal SLEEP has published results of a startling report from Australia that reveals the $66 billion annual cost

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Aussie teens forgo sleep for screens

A new research report from health promotion foundation VicHealth and the Sleep Health Foundation has found Australian teenagers are missing out on crucial sleep, with screen time, caffeine and stress keeping them awake.

The research found that the average teenager only got between 6.5 and 7.5

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