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The Healthy Male, Winter issue

Issue 63 of The Healthy Male newsletter is out now. Read about the future for men’s health in Australia plus a host of other features in the Winter edition.

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Also in this issue:

Focus on: Osteoporosis – keeping bones healthy

Osteoporosis is often thought of as a condition that mainly affects women. What is less well known is that one in three men in Australia over 60 will fracture a bone due to osteoporosis. Bone health is important for everyone as they get older.

Health Spot: androgen deprivation therapy and bone health

Learn more about how to look after your bones while being treated for prostate cancer.

Erectile dysfunction after prostate cancer treatment: links with masculinity and quality of life

A recent paper from Australian researchers reviewed studies that have examined the role of masculinity in men’s response to erectile problems and the effects on quality of life after prostate cancer treatments. Many of the studies reported that erectile dysfunction affected men’s sense of masculinity and this was often a source of anxiety or embarrassment that impacted on their wellbeing.

Latest News: Health Minister announces new funding

On 13 June in Parliament House, Canberra, the Hon Greg Hunt, MP, Minister for Health announced a new four-year National Male Health Initiative (2016/17 to 2019/20), with up to $6.4 million funding for Andrology Australia, the Australian Men’s Health Forum and the Men’s Health Information and Resource Centre at Western Sydney University.

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