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The influence of early life on children’s lifetime health: a research study

Are you interested in how early life events may influence the lifelong health of children? Researchers at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute are conducting a study exploring people’s views of the interaction between genes and environment, and about testing that … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge exchange, Research and Evaluation |

What do men know about their fertility?

Male infertility is associated with impaired quality of life and poorer health status. However, few studies have focused on men’s knowledge of their own fertility. Studies of both men and women have found that men are comparatively less knowledgeable about … Continue reading

Posted in Andrology Australia, Fertility, Health promotion, Knowledge exchange, Uncategorized |

Male birth control injections prevent pregnancy

A new study co-authored by Director of Andrology Australia, Professor Rob McLachlan, takes us one step closer to male hormonal contraception. Men have been limited in the role they can play in birth control due to the lack of effective … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge exchange, Men's health, Research and Evaluation |

Why do men with colorectal cancer delay in seeking help for symptoms?

Research has demonstrated a lower awareness of the risk factors for colorectal cancer among men than women and that they are less likely to seek medical attention for symptoms. A delay in diagnosis can be due to a combination of … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge exchange, Men's health, Primary health care |

‘Sperm telomere length’: a new indicator of sperm quality?

Semen analysis is limited in its power to predict whether a man is fertile and often fails to find abnormalities in the semen of infertile men. It may be hypothesised that specific unrecognised molecular defects may be causing the problem. … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge exchange, Research and Evaluation |

Living with a partner has health benefits for older men

As men’s life expectancy increases, a larger number are living to very old age and an increasing proportion live alone, having survived their partner. Older men who live alone may have greater health needs and poorer health behaviours than those … Continue reading

Posted in Community health, Knowledge exchange, Middle-aged and older males, Research and Evaluation |

Young Men’s Health Stakeholder Forum 2016

Andrology Australia will host a stakeholder Forum on 3-4 March 2016 in Canberra, to explore contemporary issues affecting the health of young men and their wellbeing.

Posted in Adolescent and Young Adult Males, Andrology Australia, Knowledge exchange, Men's health events | Tagged

Trends in prostate cancer care in Australia

Prostate cancer care has changed in recent years out of concern for over-diagnosis and over-treatment. However, many patients continue to undergo some form of curative treatment, and there is a perception among clinicians that more aggressive treatments are being favoured. … Continue reading

Posted in Clinical management, Knowledge exchange, Prostate cancer, Prostate cancer screening |

Australian clinical guidelines for prostate cancer testing released

The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and Cancer Council Australia along with input from an expert advisory panel, which included Andrology Australia’s Director Prof Rob McLachlan, have developed national evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on PSA testing and early management of … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge exchange, Prostate cancer, Prostate cancer screening |

“Improving Men’s Health” symposium

A free symposium “Improving Men’s Health – Research Horizons in Andrology” is being held at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton on Saturday 28 November, from 8.30am to 5.30pm. The 2015 Monash University-Justus Liebig University International Research Training Group Men’s Health Symposium … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge exchange, Men's health, Training and Education |
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