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Men’s Health Matters Podcast with Phoebe Drioli-Phillips – “How men talk about anxiety”

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 Ms Phoebe Drioli-Phillips PhD candidate on men seeking help for anxiety. Phiebe is based in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide and her supervisors are Professor Amanda Lecouteur and Dr Rebecca Feo.  […]

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Colorectal cancer screening for men – addressing barriers to uptake

Participation in faecal occult blood test screening in Australia, used to screen for colorectal cancer, is markedly lower amongst men compared to women. This finding is particularly problematic as men are at a significantly increased risk of being diagnosed with, and dying from, colorectal cancer. Differences between men and women in attitudes and perceived barriers to screen suggest that a customised […]

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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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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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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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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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