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The SHAPE project is looking for participants 60 years and over

Sexual health is an important component of health and wellbeing and sexual activity enhances physical and mental health during ageing. The Sexual Health & Ageing, Perspectives and Education (SHAPE) Project, presents a unique opportunity for older adults to voice their … Continue reading

Posted in Community health, Research and Evaluation, Training and Education |

Participants wanted: Communicating with males about health

We know getting the right information at the right time can be tricky.  To understand how we can make this easier, we are seeking your feedback on how males of all ages and backgrounds prefer to get information about health. … Continue reading

Posted in Andrology Australia, Community health, Research and Evaluation |

Invitation to a public lecture on Prostate Cancer

You are invited to a public lecture at a Monash University, Department of Surgery, Central Clinical School, public lecture on The Australian Revolution in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis.  Speaker: Associate Professor Jeremy Grummet MBBS, MS, FRACS is a consultant Urologist and Director of … Continue reading

Posted in Andrology Australia, Community health, Health promotion, Men's health, Men's health events, Research and Evaluation, Training and Education |

Participants required – Clinical study about non-prescribed androgens

The Andrology Department at Concord Repatriation General Hospital in Sydney is recruiting for a study looking at reproductive and cardiac (heart) health of men using non-prescribed androgens – “anabolic steroids’ There are few good studies measuring the impact of androgen … Continue reading

Posted in Andrology Australia, Clinical management, Community health, Knowledge exchange, Research and Evaluation |

Men’s views of prostate cancer diagnosis and care

Data from the Victorian Prostate Cancer Registry showed differences in care and poorer rates of survival for men diagnosed with prostate cancer in one Victorian regional area compared with men in metropolitan Melbourne. To gain an understanding of the reasons … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge exchange, Prostate cancer, Research and Evaluation |

Trial shows long-term mortality for localised prostate cancer is low even if not treated with surgery

A previous shorter follow-up of the PIVOT trial found no significant difference in mortality between men who underwent surgery for localised prostate cancer and those treated with observation only. This finding was confirmed in a longer term follow-up (up to … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge exchange, Prostate cancer, Prostate disease, Research and Evaluation |

Declining sperm counts in western men

The question of whether sperm counts have been declining over recent decades remains controversial. Many studies of varying quality have been done in a wide variety of populations but none have provided a definitive answer. A study published in Human … Continue reading

Posted in Fertility, Men's health, Research and Evaluation |

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 |

Have you had chemotherapy and want to help research?

Researchers at UNSW Australia are seeking volunteers who have received neurotoxic chemotherapy (that is, chemotherapy that can cause damage to the nerves) as a treatment for cancer to complete an online survey. Through this survey, we hope to better understand … Continue reading

Posted in Prostate cancer, Research and Evaluation, Testicular cancer |

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 |
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