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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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Bladder cancer research – volunteers required

Bladder cancer is diagnosed more often in men than women at a ratio of 3:1 and usually begins after the age of 50 and increases with age.  Susan Heyes, RN and PhD candidate at Flinders University School of Nursing and Midwifery is undertaking research investigating the experiences of men and women with bladder cancer and their partner/family/caregiver.  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-06-19/cancer-study-offers-hope/4765338   Susan is seeking volunteers to […]

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Obesity contributes more to poor sleep than low testosterone in hypogonadal men

See highlights from Professor Gary Wittert’s presentation on the relationship between testosterone and sleep at ENDO 2013. Learn more

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World leading research in Adelaide: Is there a better way to prevent type 2 diabetes in men?

Type 2 diabetes (diabetes) is an increasingly common problem. When present it reduces overall quality of life and increases the risks for heart attacks and strokes, loss of sexual function, troublesome urinary symptoms, loss of cognitive function and even dementia, kidney failure, blindness, painful foot and leg problems and many cancers. The health care costs […]

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