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Hospital Research Foundation Grant for Follow-up Sleep Study in Men

The Centre congratulates members Professor Robert Adams,  Dr Sarah Appleton and Co-Investigators on being awarded funding from the Hospital Research Foundation to undertake a repeat in-home sleep study of nearly 1000 South Australian men from the MAILES cohort who previously underwent in in-home testing in 2012. This will be one of only two studies internationally where such a […]

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CHAMPS RCT Pilot – Enhancing mental health care for cardiac patients

NHMRC Post-Doctoral research fellow Dr Phillip Tully and co-investigators are undertaking a feasibility trial to determine whether treatment of common mental health problems in persons with cardiovascular disease (CVD), using 12-18 weeks of cognitive-behavioural therapy, is feasible in a hospital cardiac setting and whether it improves quality of life and cardiac outcomes when compared to “enhanced” […]

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Panic Attacks and Heart Disease Risk

During National Men’s Health Week, Dr Phillip Tully’s newly published research identifying a link between panic attacks and subsequent heart attack risk was announced through a press release taken up by 24 broadcast or print media outlets in Australia, UK, US. Published recently in the journal Psychological Medicine, Dr Tully (Post-doctoral Research Fellow of the Freemasons […]

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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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Centre Patron Rex Jory OAM sends men a new year’s reminder

The Centre would like to congratulate it’s Patron Mr Rex Jory on being honored with a Medal of the Order of Australia.  Associate Editor of The Adverstiser and regular columnist, Rex OAM, used the New Year as an opportunity to remind men of the importance of keeping a check on their health.  In his article http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/opinion/rex-jory-cheating-death-isnt-a-preferred-pastime-although-the-alternative-holds-no-attractions/story-fni6unxq-1226795309315  Rex, […]

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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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