Sleep DownUnder 2011
sleep and the city
sleep and the city was the 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association, held at the the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney from 27-29 October 2011.
Conference Programme [PDF]
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Post Graduate Courses
Three Postgraduate Courses were held in conjunction with the Sleep DownUnder 2011 Conference.
3rd Dec 13
There’s more bad news for women with sleep apnea. A new study from the UCLA School of Nursing shows that the body’s autonomic responses — the controls that impact such functions as blood pressure, heart rate and sweating — are weaker in people with obstructive sleep apnea but are even more diminished in women.
25th Nov 13
Regular bedtimes make for well-rested children, writes Sarah Biggs. An Australian study of almost 2000 school-aged children recently showed that, when compared with a child with the same bedtime (less than 30 minutes difference across the week), a child with a 60-minute difference was twice as likely to display hyperactive behaviours and have problems controlling their emotions.
6th Nov 13
Treasurer Joe Hockey says the Government will ditch or change tax measures proposed by the previous Labor government at a cost of $3.1 billion to the budget, including a contentious cap on self-education expenses.