Young Women Struggle to Shake Sleep Woes

Scientists have bad news for young women with sleep troubles: There's a good chance you'll still be tossing and turning in a decade.

An Australian study involving almost 10,000 women has revealed that 20-somethings with sleep problems had troublingly high rates of insomnia when questioned a decade

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Speaker Program

As the Sleep Health Foundation (SHF) grows and increases its presence in the community we are receiving more requests from organisations for speakers on a range of topics concerning sleep health.

We are keen to meet this need and provide high quality presenters for your next health and well-being

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List your sleep study

The Sleep Health Foundation has launched a new service for members to help researchers find volunteers for their sleep studies.

The Foundation's website now has a page dedicated to sleep-related studies that can be easily accessed by people wanting to sign up. The page will link potential recruits

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Want to feel smarter, happier and more decisive?

The solution is simpler than you think.

This year's Sleep Awareness Week promotes getting between seven and nine hours shut eye a night as a means to feel more alert, energized, decisive, happy and less prone to catching winter bugs.

Almost 10,000 serious workplace injuries and more than 25,000

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Participate in the National Sleep Survey for Sleep Awareness Week

The bedtime behaviour of thousands of Australians is going under the microscope to reveal the truth about the country's sleeping habits.

Sleep Awareness Week is launched on Monday, July 6 with an online sleep survey that questions people about their shut eye.

"Whether you're a napper, a sleeping

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Aussie Firms Should Get Sleep Smart

Bosses need to get 'sleep smart' if they want their employees to be alert, productive and safe on the job, Australia's sleep watchdog warns.

The Sleep Health Foundation is concerned about the growing impact of poor sleep on the workplace, with increasingly tired workers feeling moody, indecisive

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Sleep School Push for Truckies & Teens

Truckies and teen drivers need to be taught about the dangers of drowsiness to stop them nodding off at the wheel, important new sleep guidelines warn.

A policy statement led by an Australian researcher for the American Thoracic Society stresses the value of getting 7-9 hours of sleep every night

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Tired Students Need Sleep Ed: Experts

Friday 13 March, 2015 Contact: Lucy Williams 0403 753 028
Melbourne Media: Wales Street Primary School, Thornbury has all the students turning up in pyjamas, making worry dolls and learning about sleep. Journalist can film/photograph/interview students and teachers at 10am on Friday 13th

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Sleep Apps Keep Aussies up at Night

Smartphone apps that promise to track sleep may leave insomniacs so anxious they can't sleep at all, health experts warn.

A flurry of new apps and devices have hit the market in the past year that claim to accurately monitor and even improve the quality and quantity of your sleep.

But specialists at

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New Sleep Code Gets Elderly Out of Bed

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 guidelines for sleep length.

The National Sleep Foundation, America's leading authority on sleep, has published its inaugural age-specific recommended

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One in Two Australians Snuggle up with Technology: Study

Australians routinely take their laptops to bed, keep their mobile phones at their bedside and clock watch in the wee small hours, a survey of sleep habits has revealed.

A web study of 1,500 people by the Sleep Health Foundation shows Australians are indulging in bed time activities that

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Bedtime Secrets Help Babies Sleep Like Babies

An innovative new web tool reveals the sleep secrets of babies, spelling the end of sleepless nights for hundreds of Australian mums and dads.

Studies show a third of new parents struggle to get their baby to sleep, and this frustrating problem triples the risk of postnatal depression among

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