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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Uni of Sydney study seeking male participants to provide insights into therapy for depression

Researchers at the University of Sydney are looking to interview males, aged 16 years or older that have sought psychological therapy for symptoms of depression in the past 10 years. The aim of the study is to understand what they liked, disliked and what they think needs work in terms of making these services more appealing […]

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High fat diets and sleep health in men

FFCMH PhD Scholarship student Tina (Yingting) Cao’s recently published findings on high fat diets and sleep health in men has received considerable media attention. Click on the following University of Adelaide news link for more information http://www.adelaide.edu.au/news/news84342.html

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Public forum: Making healthy babies – men’s health matters: Wed 11 May 2016

Research programs, supported in part by the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health, have yielded new evidence highlighting the importance of the father’s health and lifestyle in influencing pregnancy outcomes and the health of the next generation, including their risk of chronic disease later in life. You are invited to a public forum, to be hosted by […]

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Introducing our 2016 Honours’ Scholarship Students

The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health is pleased to announce the Honours scholarship awardees for 2016. Ms Phoebe Drioli-Phillips completed her Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in psychology and physiology, at the University of Adelaide in 2015 and has been a summer vacation student with the Centre for three consecutive years.  Phoebe is undertaking an […]

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Andrology Australia’s Young Men’s Health Forum – Canberra

Australia’s leading authority on men’s health, Andrology Australia, hosted the Young Men’s Health Stakeholder Forum on the 3-4 March 2016 at Parliament House, Canberra. Attending were representatives of key stakeholder organisations (health services, research and government) and this included members of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health; Patrons Mr Graham Wakeling and Mr Jeff Naqvi, […]

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SA Health’s SNAP resources for men

SA Health’s Men’s health services section has released down-loadable brochures that were prepared by the Healthy Workers – Healthy Futures Initiative team of the Public Health Partnerships Branch of SA Health and the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. The links to the resources are as follows: : quit Smoking: Kick the butts – keep the cash! (PDF 123KB) […]

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New Date set for the 2016 Men’s Health Business Breakfast

Please note:  the 2016 Men’s Health Business Breakfast with guest speaker Mr John Brogden AM, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and former NSW Politician, has been rescheduled to. When:  Wed 7 Sept, 2016 Time: 7.30am – 9.00am Where:  McLachlan Room, Adelaide Oval To reserve a spot or a table […]

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Latest Papers from Centre Members

Are the International Classification of Sleep Disorders( ICSD-3) criteria too inclusive?  By:  Dr Sarah Appleton et al. In: The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. Hypertension is associated with undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. By: Dr Sarah Appleton et al.  In: CHEST. The association of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and nocturnal hypoxemia with the development […]

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Congratulations – Dr Camille Short

The Centre congratulates the Centre’s Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Dr Camille Short on being selected by the Scientific Committee of the International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA)  to give the invited early career researchers’ talk at its annual conference in Capetown in June 2016. This selection is based on excellence in research and presentation skills. The ISBNPA […]

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