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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Public Prostate Cancer Forum – Wed 23 November

Prostate Cancer: Living well after treatment. This event is directed toward members of the general public. It will focus on available supports for men with prostate cancer and their families and provide an update on local research. The forum is being hosted by the Prostate Cancer Health Outcomes Research Unit  (UniSA) in partnership with the […]

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Latest Men’s Health Research Scientific Contributions – from Centre Members

A Novel Class of Hsp90 C-Terminal Modulators Have Pre-Clinical Efficacy in Prostate Tumor Cells Without Induction of a Heat Shock Response.Armstrong HK, Koay YC, Irani S, Das R, Nassar ZD; Australian Prostate Cancer BioResource., Selth LA, Centenera MM, McAlpine SR, Butler LM. Prostate. 2016 Dec;76(16):1546-1559. Suitability of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) for Economic Evaluation: An […]

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October Men’s Health Research Seminar – SAHMRI 28 Oct

The next Men’s Health Research Seminar for the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health is Friday 28 October 3.30-5.00pm at the SAHMRI Auditorium. Please support our Honours students by coming along to hear about the results of their year’s research and to celebrate their thesis submissions. Three presentations are to be given, each based around […]

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Centre joins national team awarded a Centre for Research Excellence on prostate cancer survivorship

The Centre is pleased to announce that Professor Gary Wittert, Director of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health joins a national team of clinicians and researchers in a program that aims to improve services provided to men living with prostate cancer. Announced today, the National Health and Medical Research Council have awarded the team, lead […]

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High protein or high carbohydrate? – What type of weight loss diet will get men’s mojo back?

Researchers at the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health (FFCMH) and others have shown that abdominal obesity in men is associated with reduced sexual function (low testosterone and sexual desire and erectile dysfunction), and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) that send them to the toilet frequently at night, disturbing sleep.  We have also shown that just […]

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NAB funds farmer well-being initiative – Dr Kate Fennell

The Centre congratulates Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and Clinical Psychologist Kate Fennell on being awarded a $100,000 grant from The National Australia Bank (NAB) Foundation for the development of an initiative that aims to support farmer mental health and well-being. Kate is undertaking this project at the Samson Institute, University of South Australia (UniSA).  The project is a collaboration between […]

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