30th Mar 15
According to a recent Sleep Health Foundation study, around 30 per cent of Australians complain of insufficient sleep on a daily or near-daily basis.
Chair Professor David Hillman said a lack of sleep or too much of the wrong sort of sleep was causing the issue.
"The big national problem is not enough sleep rather than too much, although there are exceptions to that," he told 702 ABC Sydney's Dominic Knight.
19th Mar 15
Registration for the next ASA webinar is now open! The webinar will be presented by Dr Melissa Ree.
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17th Mar 15
Although drinking alcohol before bed can induce drowsiness, it is proven to disrupt the quality of rest and have negative effects on brain function the next day, according to new research.
Scientists say that, although drinking alcohol can act as a sedative, it can increase activity in the frontal section of the brain and hamper the chances of deep restorative sleep.