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Thoracic Medicine

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Sleep Medicine

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The Wall Street Journal reported recently on the topic of sleep deprivation as to which cities around the World are the most and least sleep deprived. Brisbane leads the way with the earliest bed time and earliest wake up time.

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According to new research, risk of being obese by age 21 was 20 percent higher among 16-year-olds who got less than six hours of sleep a night, compared with their peers who slumbered more than eight hours.

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As we get older there is a strong relationship between reduced amount and quality of sleep. Recent research has found specific cluster of neurons that have linked insomnia and more sleep fragmentation. The reduction of these neurons can be from normal aging but has also been seen in Alzheimers disease.

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A bedtime routine might sound like something that's only necessary for the grade-school set, but following a nightly schedule can greatly improve the sleep of adults, too. Sleep experts recommend establishing a bedtime routine, both to calm and relax you as you get ready to sleep and so you aren't inadvertently giving yourself jet lag.

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Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere, using a mouse model, have recorded the activity of individual nerve cells in a small part of the brain that works as a "switchboard," directing signals coming from the outside world or internal memories. Because human brain disorders such as schizophrenia, autism and post-traumatic stress disorder typically show disturbances in that switchboard, the investigators say the work suggests new strategies in understanding and treating them.

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The death rate from asthma in Australia has fallen by almost 70 per cent since the 1980s, according to a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Thoracic and Sleep Referral Forms

These referral forms are available to both Doctors and the public. A referral for the Thoracic and Sleep Group (QLD) is only valid once completed by a medical professional (GP or Specialist)

To book an Appointment:

Once your referral has been completed by a medical professional your booking can be made by contacting the Thoracic and Sleep Group Queensland (TSGQ) on (07) 3870 1120 or 1800 119 446.

Thoracic Referral Forms

PrinTable Referrals

Interactive Referrals

Download interactive referral forms to import them into your practice management software.

Sleep Referral Form

Printable Referrals

Interactive Referrals

Download interactive referral forms to import them into your practice management software.

You can also download and print educational brochures for your patients.

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