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Men’s Health


Health Check: is man flu real? Sergio Diez Alvarez, University of Newcastle “Man flu” is a colloquial term based on the idea that men respond to symptoms of the common …

Heart disease remains the leading single cause of death in Australia and yet mortality is only part of the picture, writes Leanne Philpott Many men living with long-term cardiovascular disease …

Thousands of Australian men have been putting themselves at serious risk of a devastating stroke and the majority had no idea, new data show. As Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check …

A study by AbbVie has revealed the impact of men’s health-related sleep disorders on relationships, with 79% of Australian women surveyed believing their partner’s poor sleep is due to a …

The first State of Australia’s Fathers report by Save the Children finds fathers want to spend more time caring for their children when they are sick, and more flexible work …

A University of Adelaide review found that compared to men of a healthy weight, obese men were more likely to be infertile, unsuccessful with assisted reproduction and have poor quality …

Sometimes men need to be scared into taking action when they present with pain and other symptoms, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Cancer in males can be in many forms, some of …

The AFL Coaches’ Association has launched a new Men’s Health Week initiative to encourage men to take control of their health, teaming up with Chemist Warehouse to have men “Play …

Australian researchers have discovered that men with incurable prostate cancer, but without symptoms, who received immediate hormone treatment on the TOAD trial, had an increase in survival over those who …

Prostate cancer is the fourth most common cause of male deaths and more must be done improve survival rates, by detecting it early. Prostate cancer has the dubious distinction of being fourth most …

Despite what we might think about men, it seems they do want to talk about their health concerns, and community pharmacy might be the perfect place, reports Leanne Philpott. Key …