men’s health

Is there an epidemic of throat cancer in men?

Throat cancer is a disease that very traditionally has been associated with smoking and drinking. But fortunately, the rate of

What is Klinefelter syndrome?

Klinefelter syndrome is a genetic disorder where a male, instead of having just an X and a Y chromosome, has

Erectile dysfunction: causes and treatments

Erectile Dysfunction: What is it? Dr Matthew Cullen, Psychiatrist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney The commonest way that sexual dysfunction in

The man with a brewery in his gut

Sometimes there are cases that completely flummox the medical establishment. So it was in the case of a healthy, 46-year-old

Anxiety and depression in first-time fathers

There’s been a significant body of research into the experiences of women going through childbirth. They can face serious health

Consequences of weight stigma for men

Weight stigma: what is it anyway? Men who have experienced some level of body weight stigma are more likely to

Benign prostatic enlargement – symptoms

What are the symptoms of benign prostate enlargement? The symptoms of benign prostate enlargement, or benign prostatic hyperplasia as we

External beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer

What is external beam and what is used for? External beam is the commonest form of radiotherapy. When it’s given

Prostate cancer: surgery or radiotherapy?

Choosing between surgery or radiotherapy can be a very difficult process for patients. Both of them are recognised as very

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

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