To act as a focus for those members of the ASA who have an interest in the respiratory aspects of sleep medicine and sleep science.
- To encourage involvement of physicians, scientists, nurses, physiotherapists, CPAP therapists and others interested in the respiratory aspects of sleep, to be involved in the affairs of the association.
- To support the ASA annual scientific meeting, especially with the respiratory aspects of the meeting.
- To advise the Board on the respiratory aspects of sleep when needed.
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea [link]
3rd Mar 15
"Pouring over data on your sleep can be fun and may even shed some light on how you sleep, but there can be a downside," says Dr Siobhan Banks, a Senior Researcher at the Sleep Health Foundation.
“These monitors might give you false reassurance or worse still, more anxiety about not getting 'enough' sleep that can lead to yet more troubles with sleeping."
2nd Mar 15
Australian researchers believe there could be a link between night work and obesity, and are using a time isolation facility to test their theory.
19th Jan 15
Having a drink before bedtime might make you fall asleep a little faster. But the sleep you get after imbibing may not be so restful, finds a new paper in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.
Building upon earlier research, Christian Nicholas and his colleagues at the University of Melbourne found that alcohol just before sleep can lead to poorer quality slumber.