Bad Sleep and Sick Days Are Cosy Bedfellows: Study

A quarter of working Australians may have one sick day a month as a consequence of poor sleep, a new survey reveals.

Sleep specialists are urging bosses to help their employees get their 40 winks on the back of a study that confirms sleep problems and sick days go hand in hand, even among

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Want a Smarter, Safer Office? Change the Light Bulbs, Sleep Experts Urge

Bosses should swap old-school lights for brighter, enriched bulbs if they want more alert employees and bigger profits, a leading coalition of sleep health experts has warned.

The Sleep Health Foundation has partnered with the Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity to

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Sleep-Smart Rosters Help Keep Doctors Sharper and Safer

An Australian-first body clock rostering system trial underway at two leading Victorian hospitals aims to improve doctors’ performance and wellbeing and enhance patient safety. The country’s best sleep researchers have joined forces to create a staff rostering schedule for shift work that best

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Sleepiness Epidemic Hits Nation

Australia is in the grip of a sleep deprivation epidemic that is dragging down the nation’s productivity, risking safety and damaging mental health, a new national sleep study reveals.

Research by the Sleep Health Foundation has found 33 to 45 per cent of adults sleep either poorly or not long

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Information about common sleep problems now available for Chinese speakers

Thanks to a grant from the Australian Chinese Community Foundation Inc., the Sleep Health Foundation, Australia’s leading advocate for better sleep, has produced four of its popular fact sheets in Chinese Simplified. The fact sheets available in Chinese Simplified are written by experts and give

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Fact Sheets available in Chinese

Thanks to a grant from the Australian Chinese Community Foundation Inc we have translated four of our most popular fact sheets into Chinese Simplified. These fact sheets are written by experts and give information about:  

  • Insomnia  
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) 
  • Continuous

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Hot Night Survival Guide: No Clothes, No Cuddling

Get naked, don’t snuggle and avoid the bedroom until you’re yawning.

Australia’s Sleep Health Foundation is issuing hot tips to get a decent night’s slumber as the mercury climbs to new heights this summer.

“These hot nights can take a heavy toll on your sleep,” says Professor Dorothy Bruck

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Damaging Sleep Problems Going Untreated

Insomnia and severe snoring problems are widespread in Australia and New Zealand but just one in every three sufferers seek the help they need, sleep experts warn.

Health specialists are using Sleep Awareness Week starting July 4 to highlight concerns that too many people in are living with

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Sleep Hacks Give Snorers a Wake-Up Call

Snorers beware: Your noisy night-time habit may be damaging your mood and your health even more than your lover’s sleep.

Top sleep specialists are warning Australians with a gasping snore to see their GP to find out if they’re suffering from the serious night-time breathing condition obstructive

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High Tech Car Helps Solve Fatigue Crash Puzzle

Tired night shift workers are going under the microscope to help scientists develop smart lighting systems, safer cars and better rosters to make the graveyard shift safer than ever.

Sleep health specialists are teaming up with industry experts on an innovative new research project to find new

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Driver Fatigue Causes Deadly Confusion: Experts

Specialists at the Sleep Health Foundation have raised grave concerns that many Australians wrongly believe their tiredness behind the wheel can be completely cured with a rest stop.

"That's a dangerous assumption and one that could sadly cost us lives," says Dr David Hillman, chair of the

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Retirees Drink Themselves to a Shattered Sleep

Older Australians are drinking so much coffee and booze that it's damaging their already fragile sleep, a new survey has found.

A survey of sleep patterns and habits by Sleep Health Foundation has revealed consumption of caffeine and alcohol increases steadily with age. As a result, people aged

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