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Monthly Archives: June 2013

World leading research in Adelaide: Is there a better way to prevent type 2 diabetes in men?

Type 2 diabetes (diabetes) is an increasingly common problem. When present it reduces overall quality of life and increases the risks for heart attacks and strokes, loss of sexual function, troublesome urinary symptoms, loss of cognitive function and even dementia, kidney failure, blindness, painful foot and leg problems and many cancers. The health care costs […]

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National Men’s Health Week

June 10-16 is National Men’s Health Week. The purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. For any information on Men’s Health Research at the University of Adelaide or to have your say about men’s health issues, please email […]

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New direction for prostate cancer research a world first

Researchers at the University of Adelaide are spearheading a new direction in prostate cancer research, with the potential for new treatments of the disease. The researchers have just begun new studies that they hope will overcome a major problem that limits current treatments for metastatic prostate cancer, and improve men’s chances of surviving. Prostate cancer […]

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