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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Go the Mo in Movember and send us your before and afters

Movember is an important month dedicated to raising awareness of prostate cancer, testicular cancer and male mental health and for raising funds for men’s health research and support programs. Go to the Movember website at http://au.movember.com/ to register to grow your Mo or help in other ways. Importantly, tell us here at the Centre about your […]

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Men’s Health Research Seminar Thurs 31 October 4.30pm

Join us for some wine and cheese at the next Men’s Health Research Seminar, and the last for 2013, on Thursday 31st October at 4.30 – 5.45 at the Freemasons Hall, 254 North Tce, Room B02. This month’s speakers and topics are: A/Prof Jim Dollman, Co-leader, Exercise for Health and Human Performance, Research Group School of Health […]

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Welcome Jingjing Ran to the Centre

Welcome aboard Jingjing Ran to the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. Jingjing is a marketing and accounting graduate from the University of Adelaide and has just joined the volunteer team at the Centre. She is devoted to promoting men’s health and will assist with a series of marketing activities and promoting and organising events. At the […]

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Spice of life? – Investigating the role of Curcumin in prostate cancer

Ms Lauren Giorgio’s presentation on the potential role of curcumin in prostate cancer generated a lot of interest at the September Men’s Health Seminar. Curcumin is the polyphenol component of the spice turmeric, commonly used in asian cooking and as a colouring agent.  In ongoing studies, curcumin has already been shown to have anti-cancer properties in solid tumours. In prostate cancer, the action of […]

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