Middle-aged and older males
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
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
There are good reasons why you need to talk to your relatives about their health history—and your own!
The doctor says it’s time for you to have a PSA test. But what is the PSA test exactly?
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
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
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
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.
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.
Recent research has found that men who who adhere to restrictive male ideals may be more likely to experience body dissatisfaction as they age.