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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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

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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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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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