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Urinary frequency problems in men may herald heart disease or diabetes

Men who regularly get up more than once a night to urinate could be suffering from a range of health conditions, many of which can be treated if GPs look for them, according to University of Adelaide researchers. The condition, known as “nocturia”, is one sign of “overactive bladder syndrome”. “The need to urinate at […]

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Obesity contributes more to poor sleep than low testosterone in hypogonadal men

See highlights from Professor Gary Wittert’s presentation on the relationship between testosterone and sleep at ENDO 2013. Learn more

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New Website Coming Soon; Contribute to the Centre Blog and Follow us on Twitter!

Over the coming month, the Centre’s website will be transitioning to a new format and content. As links to the Centre’s academic and researcher staff profiles will be included, we ask that University staff ensure their profiles are up to date.  Further updates will be provided as this project progresses and we will be seeking […]

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New Executive Manager for the Centre

The Centre would like to thank Dr Vanessa Glennon for her major contribution to the function and achievements of the Centre in her role as Executive Manager.  We wish her all the best in the future.  We welcome Marg McGee as the new Executive Manager. Marg’s background is as a Senior Medical Scientist in clinical […]

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Dr Andrew Vincent – Biostatistician joins the Centre

We welcome Dr Andrew Vincent to the Centre. Andrew is a Biostatistician who comes to us from the Netherlands Cancer Institute where he worked for 8 years in the clinical trials unit, as well as performing statistical consultancy for the research staff. Andrew is an Adelaidian and is glad to have the opportunity to join […]

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Centre Sponsors local medical research meeting

In keeping with the FFCMH’s objective of developing men’s health research capacity, recruiting talented higher degree students and men’s health information dissemination, the Centre was proud to sponsor the local Australian Society for Medical Research’s Annual Scientific Meeting on Wed 5 June 2013.  The meeting is an important learning environment for students and young scientists. […]

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Recent Publications – July 2013

Centenera MM, Raj GV, Knudsen KE, Tilley WD, Butler LM. Ex vivo culture of human prostate tissue and drug development. Nat Rev Urol. 2013 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print] Centenera MM, Fitzpatrick AK, Tilley WD, Butler LM.Hsp90: still a viable target in prostate cancer.  Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013 Apr;1835(2):211-8.  Review. Chiam K, Ryan NK, […]

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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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