Sleep is one of the three key pillars of a healthy lifestyle, along with diet and exercise.
The Hospital Research Foundation Group is proud support research which is discovering more about the importance of sleep and how to combat sleep issues to improve our overall health and wellbeing.
Professor Danny Eckert answers all your sleep questions
Funding to help establish the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health, which conducts world-class research and teaching in respiratory and non-respiratory sleep disorders to improve health through the science of sleep.
Undertaking overnight sleep studies and analysing other sleep data to determine whether the electrophysiological changes experienced by people with sleep apnoea contributes to common heart rhythm problem Atrial Fibrillation (AF).
Investigating whether Bright Light Therapy can improve sleeping patterns, pain management and daily function in people with chronic pain.
Conducting sleep trials on the affects that wind turbine and traffic noise have on sleep and the body, with some people reporting poor health outcomes such as dizziness, headaches and sleep disturbance.
Improving the diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) by analysing the health data of over 1000 men across a timespan of 20 years to identify what factors are associated with the development of obstructive sleep apnoea.
Implementing new sleep and coping methods for patients staying overnight in hospital to improve the quality of a sleep they get.