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June Men’s Health Research Seminar – Sex, Hormones, Platypi and Disease

Please join us for the June Men’s Health Research Seminar.  Lunch provided. Presentations are to be given by: Guest Speaker Professor Frank Grützner ARC Future Fellow, Department of Genetics and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Adelaide Presentation: Sex, disease and the duck-billed platypus Dr Theresa Hickey and Dr Luke Selth Head of the Breast […]

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Men’s breakfast for a healthy heart

Results just published from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (Boston, USA), suggest that skipping breakfast is associated with a moderate and significant increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in men. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23877060 For this study, the eating habits of 26,902 middle to older age male health professionals were assessed in 1992 and their health trajectories were […]

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Study claiming a link between omega-3s and prostate cancer has limitations

There is evidence that fish oil, a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, either as supplements or through increased dietary intake, can at anti-inflammatory doses, reduce symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis and reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. However community concern has been raised following the results of a study  published last week claiming a link between omega-3s and prostate cancer in men. Professor […]

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