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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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Carbonated drinks and fatty foods increases pthalate exposure in men

In the first study to explore phthalate exposure among Australians, completing FFCMH PhD student, Peter Bai, and Supervisors Dr Zumin Shi, Prof Gary Wittert and Prof Anne Taylor have found that phthalates are ubiquitous. Based on blood sampling and comprehensive surveys of a large cohort of South Australian men (MAILES), they also determined that dietary intake […]

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Men’s breakfast for a healthy heart

Results just published from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (Boston, USA), suggest that skipping breakfast is associated with a moderate and significant increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in men. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23877060 For this study, the eating habits of 26,902 middle to older age male health professionals were assessed in 1992 and their health trajectories were […]

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Study claiming a link between omega-3s and prostate cancer has limitations

There is evidence that fish oil, a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, either as supplements or through increased dietary intake, can at anti-inflammatory doses, reduce symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis and reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. However community concern has been raised following the results of a study  published last week claiming a link between omega-3s and prostate cancer in men. Professor […]

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