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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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27 May Men’s Health Research Seminar – SAHMRI

Please join us for the May Men’s Health Research Seminar Presentations are to be given by the Centre’s Post-Doctoral Research Fellows, Dr Camille Short and Dr Sean Martin. Camille will be presenting her keynote invited paper to be given at the International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) in Cape Town in June and […]

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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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Male Volunteers for UniSA Sleep Study Urgently Required for Jan Feb 2015

University of South Australia researchers are urgently looking for male volunteers to participate in their January and February sessions of their  sleep study “The impact of sleeping during the day on metabolism, performance and mood” Dr Siobhan Banks and colleagues at the Centre for Sleep Research are seeking healthy, non-diabetic, non-smoking, males aged between 18 and […]

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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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Summer Vacation Student Zhi Xiang On presents at the SA and VIC ASMR meetings

Congratulations to Zhi Xiang On who has recently presented the results of his research project on “The association between Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD), sleep quality, depression and anxiety in a cohort Australian men”, at both the South Australian and Victorian annual scientific meetings of the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR). On was a 2013-14 […]

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The relationship between sleep disorders and testosterone in men

In the upcoming issue of Asian Journal of Andrology, (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24435056), Professor Gary Wittert, Director of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health, reviews the evidence demonstrating the important role that sleep has for maintaining healthy testosterone levels in men, important for energy levels, libido, mood, mental acuity and muscle mass. The paper describes how in healthy men, plasma testosterone levels peaks […]

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Register Now: Free Public Seminar – “Sleep Apnoea – More than just a bad night’s sleep” Thurs 28 Nov

   Seminar on Sleep Apnoea Symptoms, consequences and treatment of sleep disordered breathing Presenters – Professor Robert Adams, The University of Adelaide – Mr Michael Bowes, Sleep SA – Associate Professor Nick Antic, the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health, Repatriation     General Hospital When: Thursday 28 November 2013 5.30 – 7.00 pm Cost: Free | Book […]

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It’s wheat harvest season – Farmer health a focus

With spring arriving Australia’s wheat-harvesting season is now under way, a time well known to many South Australia farmers.   The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health is offering two vacation summer scholarships for students to undertake a 6-10 week project in rural SA with Associate Professor James Dollman from the University of South Australia. The first […]

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Announcement: Centre summer vacation research projects and scholarships

The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health is offering student scholarships for Summer Vacation Projects in 2013-2014. The support will be provided either as a top up with 4 week extension to the University of Adelaide Summer Scholarship, if awarded, or as an independent 6 week ($1200) or 10 week ($2000) award for University of Adelaide […]

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