Men’s Health

Giving men with prostate cancer choices

More than 16,000 men each year are diagnosed with prostate cancer and last year more than 3,000 men died of

High testosterone linked to heart problems

What is testosterone? Testosterone is a male sex hormone which is critical for a man’s sexual and reproductive development. It’s

Post-natal depression affects dads too

Post-natal depression in women gets attention from health professionals and the research community. How pregnancy and the time after birth

Prostate cancer: support and self care

Looking after yourself Cancer can cause physical and emotional strain. It’s important to try to look after your wellbeing as

Can flavonoids improve sexual health in men?

Natural chemicals found in many plant foods such as citrus fruits, berries, tea and dark chocolate might help men maintain

Testicular cancer

Cancer that develops in a testicle is called testicular cancer. It usually starts as a painless lump or swelling just

Prostate cancer tests

There is no single, simple test to detect prostate cancer. Two commonly used tests are the PSA (prostate specific antigen)


Hydrocoeles are fluid-filled bags occurring on one or both sides inside the scrotum. They feel like a balloon filled with

Video: Men’s health – know your risks

Life expectancy for Australian men has risen from 75 years in 1995 to 80.4 years in 2016 (Australian Bureau of Statistics).

Prostate enlargement

Enlargement of the prostate gland – a small, walnut-sized organ located under the bladder and near the rectum, or back

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