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Men’s Health Week June 11-17

Check your Engines: The FFCMH is one of a number of organisations partnering with Southern Cross Care this Men’s Health Week to promote men’s health and well-being in the community.  Two events will be held, where men (and family members) can come along and get some quick health checks and information; at the Philip Kennedy Centre, Largs Bay […]

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FFCMH part of international team defining fatty acid reference ranges

Prof Lyle Palmer and Professor Gary Wittert are part of an international team (Australia, Singapore, Europe, and Canada) who will, for the first time, establish relevant blood fatty acid reference ranges. While considerable research is dedicated to understanding the relationship between fatty acids and health, the interpretability of human studies remains poor due to the lack […]

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Results of study: Increase uptake of FOBT and early detection of colorectal cancer in men

Professor Deborah Turnbull from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health and the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide has led a research collaboration with CSIRO, Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer, Flinders University,  and Cancer Council South Australia aimed at improving men’s uptake of the Commonwealth funded colorectal cancer screening program.  The results […]

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Research Survey – Seeking medical advice for cancer warning signs

Jen Fish is a PhD student in the School of Medicine at Flinders University who is undertaking research on seeking medical advice for bodily changes and cancer warning signs. She would like to invite you to assist with this project by agreeing to complete a questionnaire which covers certain aspects of this topic. She is […]

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1000 Participants needed for on-line survey on health screening

FFCMH PhD candidate Clare McGuiness is seeking adult male and female participants to complete an online survey about health screening that takes 15 to 25 minutes. All participants go in the draw for a chance to win an iPad Mini 3 (16GB with wifi and cellular) valued at $659. To complete the survey, go to www.habitstudy.com […]

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