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Congratulations Simon Tyler – FFCMH Masters Scholarship

The Centre congratulates Ms Simon Tyler on being awarded a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health Masters Scholarship to support his studies in organisational psychology at the University of Adelaide. Simon completed his honours in psychology with the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. His project examined the effect of lower urinary tract symptoms on the […]

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Panic Attacks and Heart Disease Risk

During National Men’s Health Week, Dr Phillip Tully’s newly published research identifying a link between panic attacks and subsequent heart attack risk was announced through a press release taken up by 24 broadcast or print media outlets in Australia, UK, US. Published recently in the journal Psychological Medicine, Dr Tully (Post-doctoral Research Fellow of the Freemasons […]

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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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Sleep Apnoea – Serious health consequences but good treatment options

More than 160 people attended the FFCMH community education seminar on Thursday 28 November at the Freemasons Hall to listen to presentations from Professor Robert Adams from the University of Adelaide, Mr Michael Bowes from Sleep SA and Associate Professor Nick Antic from the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health (AISH) at the Repatriation General Hospital on the […]

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Congratulations – Sean Martin PhD

The Centre congratulates Sean Martin on being awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy on the 20 August, 2013.  His thesis is entitled “The role of modifiable risk factors in the presence and development of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and sexual dysfunction in ageing men.”  His primary supervisor was Professor Gary Wittert. During his PhD, […]

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