Monthly Archives: January 2019

Getting a good night’s sleep in hospital

It can be hard enough being in hospital without people waking you up in the middle of the night for tests, beeps and alarms going off and doors clanging and banging. In this study Vineet Arora, from the University of … Continue reading

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Phones, electromagnetism and sleep

In this study Arne Lowden, from Stockholm University, led a team of researchers investigating the effects of the electromagnetic fields emitted by 3G phones on sleep. 18 people aged 18-19 took part in the study. They underwent three hours of … Continue reading

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Online CBT for insomnia

In this study Oystein Vedaa, from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, led a team of researchers looking into the effectiveness of computerised cognitive-behaviour therapy at treating chronic insomnia. 66 people took part in the study which found … Continue reading

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Keeping up the pressure in sleep apnoea

In sleep apnoea people’s airways collapse while they are asleep leading them to wake up with a start gasping for breath. Not surprisingly this has all sorts of consequences for people’s health. One of the ways of treating it is … Continue reading

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