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Middle-aged and older males

Testosterone treatment in older men may increase the risk of cardiovascular events

The evidence about the risk of cardiovascular events linked to testosterone treatment in older men with low testosterone has been conflicting at the same time as testosterone prescribing in Australia and around the world has increased dramatically. Although there have … Continue reading

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Sexual health over 60: Do you talk to your doctor? Does your doctor talk to you?

Discussion of sexual health with a GP is seen as routine for younger adults, but this is not the case for older people. However, research has found that many older adults would value the opportunity to discuss sexual health with … Continue reading

Posted in Middle-aged and older males, Research and Evaluation, Sexual health |

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 |

What do you say when the doctor asks, “Do you have a family history of…?”

There are good reasons why you need to talk to your relatives about their health history—and your own!

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Making decisions about the PSA test

The doctor says it’s time for you to have a PSA test. But what is the PSA test exactly?

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How does androgen deprivation therapy affect relationships? A review

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is a common life-extending treatment for particular types of prostate cancer. However, ADT is associated with a range of significant side-effects that can have adverse psychological impacts on men and their partners. The aim of an … Continue reading

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Risk factors for erectile dysfunction in Australian men

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a prevalent condition among men in Australia. ED has been associated with medical conditions such as diabetes, certain lifestyle factors, many medical treatments, and is an early marker of cardiovascular disease. However, little is known about … Continue reading

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Exercise may help reduce the effects of prostate cancer treatment on men’s sexuality

Researchers have found that group exercise programs for men with prostate cancer may help reduce the effects of androgen deprivation therapy on men's sexuality

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Low testosterone and atherosclerotic disease markers in type 2 diabetes

A recent study found that low testosterone is associated with more advanced atherosclerotic disease markers in middle-aged men with type 2 diabetes. However, it is not clear that testosterone replacement in older men with diabetes will reduce the risk of cardiovascular events.

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Skin check video useful for men 50 years or older

A video showing men how to check their skin for melanoma and other skin cancers has proven to be useful for alerting men to the importance of skin checks.

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