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TRAINThe engineer of the New Jersey Transit train that crashed in September may have suffered from sleep apnoea. The accident occurred at the Hoboken terminal, killing one person and injuring more than 100 people.

Key takeaways:

·         Tests were carried out a week after the accident and Thomas Gallagher, the engineer, was diagnosed with sleep apnoea.

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NO SLEEPHave you woken up in the night with lots of hours ahead before morning? It's a form of insomnia, and here's what you can do about it.

Key takeaways:

·         Cut fluid intake in the evening to avoid frequent awakening to use the bathroom.

·         Avoid eating dinner too late in the evening, to avoid heartburn....

snoringYou may be suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea if you snore during sleep and feel drowsy all day. Majority of people with sleep apnoea are unaware of having the condition.

Key takeaways:

·         OSA is caused by the relaxing of muscles at the back of the throat, effectively interrupting breathing during sleep.

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