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.
2nd Sep 16
Australians, their doctors and other health professionals will have better guidance on whether they are safe to drive thanks to updated medical guidelines contained the new edition of Assessing Fitness to Drive for commercial and private vehicle drivers.
31st Aug 16
ASA members Professors Doug McEvoy, Nick Antic and Ron Grunstein have led a major Australian-based international study- article published in the New England Journal of Medicine this week.