$8.8m in new medical research funding

Innovative ageing, First Nations and public health programs are among the latest Medical Research Future Fund grants worth $382 million announced today. Building on a bumper […]

Could a nasal spray treat sleep apnoea?

A drug in development for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) has shown promising results, after researchers from Flinders University tested the treatment in people for the first […]

Sleep relief for lung disease

Chronic breathlessness is very distressing and often prevents a good night’s sleep. Now, new research at Flinders University is taking a detailed look at the sleep […]

Sleep apnea wakeup call

A new approach to measure the common sleep related breathing disorder, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), estimates that 20% of adults or approximately 1 billion people globally […]

Making a sleep device fit, not miss

Experts are working on a way to make dental appliances more effective in reducing the effects of sleep apnea and snoring. Led by Flinders University, Australian […]

Drug combo cuts severity of sleep apnoea

Australian researchers have successfully repurposed two existing medications to reduce the severity of sleep apnoea in people by at least 30 per cent. The new research […]

Unmasking new solutions for sleep apnoea

Nearly 1 billion people globally, including 1 million Australians, have obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and more targeted treatments are ‘urgently needed’ to reduce the costs and […]

New drug trials to treat sleep apnoea

South Australians with obstructive sleep apnoea are invited to take part in a clinical trial to develop the first ever medication to treat the dangerous sleep […]