The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia has launched a new fund-raising campaign called “The Long Run”, which calls on people to run, walk or wheel 72km during September to raise awareness and support men diagnosed with prostate cancer.Read more
Men diagnosed with early stage, low-risk prostate cancer are invited to take part in a trial evaluating the impact of a new online resource for prostate sufferers called Navigate, which seeks to help them make decisions about treatment.Read more
A new Deakin University study exploring why some men choose not to have children aims to shed insights into a topic that has had little air time in Australia.Read more
A Perth man who was diagnosed prostate cancer took the brave decision to turn his experience into a short film to help other men.Read more
Men are disconnected from their health according to the director of a health program funded by the Queensland Government.Read more
The Alcohol and Drug Foundation are calling for a national strategy to reduce the harm caused by alcohol after a new study ranked it as Australia's most harmful drug. The health risks of alcohol are particularly relevant to men's health as men are three times more likely than women to be risky drinkers and experience over 70% of alcohol-related disease.Read more
Aussie blokes are putting on weight at a greater rate than Aussie women, with the average male gaining 8kg from 1985 to 2017, while the average female gained 6kg.
Responding to the findings, from an international study published in the journal Nature, Bill Stavreski, General Manager of the Heart Foundation told SBS:Read more
A groundbreaking mental health project in Dublin (Ireland) is using Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) as a vehicle to engage young men in one-to-one psychotherapy.Read more
Men of all ages and social backgrounds are more likely than women to be overweight and obese, but nearly four times less likely to have weight-loss surgery, according to new research from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.Read more
The Australian Institute Of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has published its latest reports on the health of Australian males and females. The reports confirm that men die younger than women, experience a greater burden of disease and are more likely to die from potentially avoidable causes.
Here we present 10 surprising facts about men's health drawn from the AIHW's research. Copies to the full reports are provided at the bottom of the page.Read more