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Men’s Health Matters Podcast: Dr Sarah Appleton. The Sleeping Giant

Next up in our podcast series showcasing researchers from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health at the University of Adelaide, we hear from Dr Sarah Appleton Post-doc Research Fellow (the University of Adelaide) talking to Cameron about sleep hygiene.  Sarah is based at both the Basil Hetzel Institute at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the South Australian […]

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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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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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