“Sleep in ageing women” is a European Union funded project in the 5th Framework program “Quality of life and management of living resources” with the full title

“Sleep disorders in menopausal and postmenopausal ageing women: prevalence, biological mechanisms, animal models, social aspects, treatment and prevention”

The project is coordinated by Dr. Tarja Porkka-Heiskanen

The aim of the project is to clarify why menopausal and postmenopausal women suffer from a considerable number of sleep disorders that adversely affect their quality of life and efficacy in daily performance, and how these disorders can be treated