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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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End of Year Boost for Men’s Health Research

Congratulations to Centre Members on their recently announced men’s health research grant funding, closing out a successful year for men’s health research. Dr Ian Johnson (pictured), Post-doctoral Research Scientist from the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, Uni of South Australia, was awarded the John Mills Young Investigator Award from the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. Ian’s […]

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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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Reducing the burden of OSA and diabetes in men by dual assessment

Dr Sarah Appleton, FFCMH Research Fellow, and colleagues are soon to published their research in the Journal of Sleep Medicine that provides clear evidence of a link between untreated obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in men and the development of Type-2 Diabetes.  In their study, 736 men free of diabetes underwent home sleep studies and their […]

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Waking up to the OSA Epidemic – Sleep Awareness Week 29 Sept – 5 Oct

Sep 29 – Oct 5 is Sleep Awareness week, to raise awareness of the importance of sleep health for overall health and well-being. Research undertaken by the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health has revealed that many men are unaware that they have obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).  OSA was reported by 8% of men in […]

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