An SBS news report indicates that a Melbourne researcher will discuss how popular sleep apps may rob people of sleep at the conference Sleep in Aotearoa.

The conference in Christchurch organised by the Australasian Sleep Association is being held on Monday and Tuesday.

It will canvass developments in insomnia, sleepiness, children’s sleep, and the common snoring condition sleep apnea and its treatment.

Up for discussion will be the effectiveness of a milk powder drink enriched with the sleep hormone melatonin, iPhone apps that could leave you sleepless.

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