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ADDF Grant to Dr Phillip Tully et al to examine Dementia risk and antihypertensive drugs

Congratulations to Centre members NHMRC ECR Dr Phillip Tully and Professor Deb Turnbull, and Associate Professor Nick Burns on being awarded a research grant to investigate dementia risk and preventative drug treatments.  The grant funding is provided for by the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF), USA.   The ADDF catalyses and funds drug discovery and drug development […]

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Mens Health Matters Podcast #2: Dr Luke Selth discusses his research to combat prostate cancer – At wAR with the androgen receptor!

Second in our podcast series showcasing young researchers from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health, we hear from Dr Luke Selth who heads up the prostate cancer research program in the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories, in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, the University of Adelaide, and who is leading a […]

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Next Men’s Health Research Seminar – Friday Sept 25 4.00-5.30pm

Please note, this month’s Men’s Health Research Seminar will be held at 4.00-5.30pm on Friday the 25 September at the Freemasons Hall (Room B02, Basement), 254 North Terrace.  This will be followed by drinks (Main & Cherry winery) in the Hall of Fame on the Ground Floor where MW Bro Stephen Michalak, Grand Master, will release the new-look FFCMH Newsletter […]

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Outsmarting prostate cancer

FFCMH Researchers Professor Wayne Tilley and Dr Luke Selth from the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories, Uni of Adelaide, are senior co-authors on a paper published recently in Nucleic Acids Research which has been classified as a  ‘Breakthrough Article’ and may lead to better patient management and new drugs for men with advanced prostate cancer. Such […]

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Erectile dysfunction can be reversed without medication

Latest research from the FFCMH indicated that men suffering from sexual dysfunction can be successful at reversing their problem, by focusing on lifestyle factors and not just relying on medication. In a new paper published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, researchers highlight the incidence of erectile dysfunction and lack of sexual desire among Australian […]

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Paddy O’Rourke’s Story – Advanced prostate cancer

Thank you to Mr Paddy O’Rourke for allowing the University of Adelaide’s marketing team to capture on video the candid narrative of his experience with prostate cancer for the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MaiR5sT3gE Paddy is a consumer advisor for the Centre’s prostate cancer basic science research program based at the Adelaide Prostate Cancer […]

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Public Seminar on Prostate Cancer – Mon 17 Feb 2014 – A/Prof Anthony Lowe and A/Prof Ganesh Raj

The Centre is very pleased to announce the upcoming Public Seminar on Prostate Cancer on Monday 17 Feb 2014, 6.00pm Freemasons Hall, Adelaide with key lectures to be given by: A/Prof Anthony Lowe     CEO, the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia Topic:  “Development of National Clinical Guidelines for Prostate Cancer and the Melbourne Consensus […]

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Spice of life? – Investigating the role of Curcumin in prostate cancer

Ms Lauren Giorgio’s presentation on the potential role of curcumin in prostate cancer generated a lot of interest at the September Men’s Health Seminar. Curcumin is the polyphenol component of the spice turmeric, commonly used in asian cooking and as a colouring agent.  In ongoing studies, curcumin has already been shown to have anti-cancer properties in solid tumours. In prostate cancer, the action of […]

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Adelaide developed prostate cancer laboratory model – improving drug development

For men with metastatic prostate cancer, there are limited treatment options.  The development of new drugs that offer improved health outcomes has been frustratingly slow and costly. In the August edition of the medical journal Nature Reviews Urology, the game changing research of Dr Margaret Centenera, Associate Professor Lisa Butler and Professor Wayne Tilley at the Adelaide […]

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AOD9604 and obesity

29 July 2013 – Professor Gary Wittert, Director of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health and Senior Endocrinologist was invited onto ABC Radio Grandstand Breakfast to answer questions on whether the drug AOD9604, at the centre of the Essendon Football Club story, is an approved anti-obesity drug. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-07-29/grandstand-breakfast-july-29/4849742      (10mins from end of podcast) Professor […]

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