Drink or two in the evening sets scene for nightmare sleep
7th Feb 13
While it is true that alcohol acts as a sedative, it also disrupts dreams and shakes up the sleep cycle. It reduces time spent in the stage of sleep understood to be the most restorative, the rapid eye movement, or REM, phase. Prolonged use of alcohol can cause insomnia, sleep apnoea and snoring.
7th Dec 16
Last weekend, funding outcomes for the remaining NHMRC grant and fellowship schemes were announced. In total, the latest announcement included over $2.5 million in NHMRC funding to support sleep and circadian biology related research including 2 early career fellowships, a career development fellowship and 3 project grants.