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More than a quarter of Canadians ‘at high risk of sleep apnoea’

1 November 2010 by , No Comments
More than a quarter of Canadians 'at high risk of sleep apnoea'

Breathing disorder sleep apnoea is a high risk for more than one in four (26 per cent) adults in Canada, new research indicates. A national study indicates that around seven million individuals in the country could be affected by the condition, which disturbs nightly rest. According to the Canadian Lung Association, the results of the […]

Parents advised to watch for signs of sleep deprivation

1 November 2010 by , No Comments
Parents advised to watch for signs of sleep deprivation

Lack of sleep can affect children’s moods and their performance at school so parents have been urged to look for signs of overtiredness. This is according to an article in North Shore News, which points to the importance of rest for recharging the body and explains that good nutrition and having regular eating times can […]

Couple uses app to call for church bells

28 October 2010 by , No Comments
Couple uses app to call for church bells

A ban on bells ringing at a church in Mayfield, East Sussex, could be imposed after a couple used an iPhone app as evidence they are disrupting their sleep. Lucie Kinnell, 24, claims the chimes every 15 minutes are causing her to forego rest and is campaigning to have them switched off at night. She […]

Job fears ‘can affect sleep’

27 October 2010 by , No Comments
Job fears 'can affect sleep'

Ongoing concern about the security of one’s job can lead to sleeping difficulties, it has been claimed. An expert from The Sleep Council, Jessica Alexander, said that there are things people can do before taking to their mattresses for the night. Continued worries about the state of the economy is leading to individual concern over […]

American man attempts waking record

26 October 2010 by , No Comments
American man attempts waking record

A man in the US has shunned bed frames in an attempt to set the record for the longest amount of time without sleeping. Tyler Shields was monitored by friends as he went for 40 days without rest so that they could verify his achievement, AOL News reports. The 28-year-old continued to work as a […]

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