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2 questions GPs should ask all men

Commenting on a review article published in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) on erectile dysfunction, FFCMH Director, Professor Gary Wittert told the MJA that “there are two questions that a GP should never miss asking every man who comes for a consult – one is about erectile dysfunction and the other is about lower […]

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2019 Honours Scholarship awardees announced

The Centre congratulates three University of Adelaide students who have been awarded FFCMH Honours scholarships.  All three students this year have completed  undergraduate degrees in Psychology. We welcome to the Centre (left to right in photo) Anastasia Isakova (Bachelor of Psychological Science) Project: The role of masculinity in the utilisation of healthcare services to manage […]

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Men’s Health Matters Podcast with Dr Sean Martin “The Low Down on LUTS”

Next up in our podcast series showcasing young researchers from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health at the University of Adelaide, we hear from Dr Sean Martin, NHMRC Post-doctoral Research Fellow and 2018 Fulbright Scholar on lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men. Sean is based in the Centre’s population health and clinical research group at the […]

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How South Australian men advanced medical knowledge in 2016

Here are some examples of how South Australian men in the Centre’s MAILES (Florey Adelaide Male Ageing Study AND males in the NorthWest Adelaide Health Study) longitudinal male ageing study have helped to advance medical knowledge in 2016. In particular, we present summaries of papers published in some of the leading medical journals in the respective […]

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Let’s be Frank – Primary Producer SA Men’s Health Initiative

For the Let’s be Frank video series  GO TO YOUTUBE PLAYLIST The Freemason’s Foundation Centre for Men’s Health has been collaborating with Sally Fisher, Healthy Farmers Advisor with Primary Producers SA to produce a series of short videos that cover common men’s health problems like sleep apnoea, depression, prostate cancer, lower urinary tract symptoms, and erectile dysfunction. […]

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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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October is Mental Health Month: Mind and Body – Dr Phil Tully

Oct 5 – Oct 12 is Mental Health Week and October is Mental Health Month,aims to improve community awareness and knowledge about mental health illness and reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with mental health problems.. The Centre’s research on prevention, detection, and effective management of chronic disease in men recognises the importance of the […]

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New Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines

Australia’s latest Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines have been released and are available for download at http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/health-pubhlth-strateg-phys-act-guidelines#chba These evidence-based guidelines consider the relationship between both physical activity and sedentary behaviour/sitting time on health outcome indicators, including the risk of chronic disease and obesity.   The guidelines are a timely reminder for those of us spending prolonged periods of […]

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