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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Sign up for the SHF Code of Practice

The Sleep Health Foundation Code of Practice for Suppliers of CPAP Sleep Therapies helps ensure that high quality and consistent standards are adopted by suppliers of therapies for sleep disorders. A comprehensive and considered approach to patients and their treatment is required.

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School students jet lagged for school start

Sleep experts are urging parents to start adjusting their child’s sleep schedule now if they want them to avoid feeling jet lagged for the first few weeks of school.

Professor Dorothy Bruck, Sleep Psychologist, Victoria University said, “Getting students back into early morning starts for school

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Time to stop dying from lack of sleep - Australia's sleepiness epidemic

Australia's Sleepiness Epidemic time to stop dying from lack of sleep

Survey results released by the Australian Sleep Health Foundation show a high percentage of Australians are suffering from fatigue and exhaustion on a daily basis due to inadequate or ineffective sleep.

Professor David Hillman

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TruckWeek 2013

Truck Drivers Urged to Make Sleep A Priority

Australia’s leading sleep associations are urging the trucking industry to make sleep a priority when they are off duty.

During TruckWeek 2012 the Australasian Sleep Association and the Sleep Health Foundation are raising awareness of the importance of

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