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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Baby Boomers Vs Gen X males – Who are healthier?

PhD candidate Rhiannon Pilkington has recently published her research findings comparing the health of Baby Boomers (born 1946-1965) with Generation X (1966-1980) at the same age of 25-44 years, in the medical journal PLOS One. Rhiannon’s co-authors and supervisors were Associate Professor Anne Taylor, Professor Graham Hugo and Professor Gary Wittert from the University of […]

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2013 Annual Report – South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative

Associate Professor Kim Moretti MBBS, FRACS (Urol), Chairman and Principal Investigator, and Dr Michael O’Callaghan, Executive Officer of The SA Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative (SA-PCCOC)  are pleased to advise that the 2013 Annual report for SA-PCCOC  is now available for download at www.sa-pccoc.com. SA-PCCOC  was established in 1998, and is Australia’s largest and longest running longitudinal prostate […]

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Andrology Australia 2014 Forum – Health for the Modern Man

Three of our early career researchers Dr Kate Gunn,  Dr Andrew Vincent and Dr Sean Martin, represented the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health at the Andrology Australia 2014 Forum “Health for the Modern Man”  held in Launceston June 13-15.  Andrology Australia is a federally funded organisation that brings together health and education experts from across Australia to develop collaborative strategies to raise the […]

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Prostate cancer biomarkers identified in seminal fluid

Results of a study recently published in Endocrine-Related Cancer have shown that the presence of certain molecules in seminal fluid indicates not only whether a man has prostate cancer, but also the severity of the cancer.  Speaking in the lead-up to Men’s Health Week (9-15 June), University of Adelaide research fellow and lead author Dr […]

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Next Monthly Men’s Health Research Seminar – June 26 2014

The next Monthly Men’s Health Research Seminar will be on Thursday June 26 12.00 – 1.30pm. Room B03, Basement, Freemasons Building A light lunch is provided. Members of the Centre will be presenting the community seminar lecture series and we seek feedback on the new content and format. We therefore ask for as many members […]

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Profiling our Men’s Health Summer Vacation Research Scholars: Ms Christianna Digenis

Christianna Digenis is a student of Psychology & International Studies at the University of Adelaide  who undertook a 2013-14 Summer Vacation Research Scholarship project with the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. Christianna was supervised by Dr Amy Duncan and Professor Deborah Turnbull, and her project examined men’s satisfaction with prior faecal occult blood testing (FOBT) and its […]

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Summer Vacation Student Zhi Xiang On presents at the SA and VIC ASMR meetings

Congratulations to Zhi Xiang On who has recently presented the results of his research project on “The association between Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD), sleep quality, depression and anxiety in a cohort Australian men”, at both the South Australian and Victorian annual scientific meetings of the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR). On was a 2013-14 […]

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Black Dog Institute – Volunteers urgently required for study on preventing suicide in males

The Black Dog Institute is studying men’s experiences of depression and suicidal behaviour (thoughts, plans, attempts), with a view to discovering factors that contribute to, or interrupt suicidal behaviour, and factors contributing to taking action, or not taking action, during a suicidal crisis.  The study has been approved by the University of New South Wales Human […]

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Vale Allen Bolaffi

It is with great sadness that we farewell Allen Bolaffi, a friend, a colleague and Patron of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health.   Allen was a highly respected community and business leader, who was very passionate about South Australia.  Most importantly, Allen was a very loving and proud family man.  His sudden passing is devastating and he will be […]

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