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This page contains articles about men's health and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

  • E.coli outbreak: is salad to blame?

    E.coli is sweeping the nation, with over 150 Brits being struck down by food poisoning, and a further 2 being killed by infection. The illness, which is commonly caused b...

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  • STI home testing kits

    Just as you take care of your general health, your sexual health is also extremely important. You may have had a risky sexual encounter recently, or you may have just ch...

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    Lowering cholesterol through dietary changes…

    Information about lowering cholesterol through dietary changes

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  • Escalating the dose of radiation in prostate cancer treatment may not have a positive long-term ...

    According to the authors of a new study into the effectiveness of different doses of radiation in prostate cancer treatment, a common assumption in prostate cancer treatm...

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  • The importance of knowing your PSA level

    Thirty-five years following the discovery of prostate specific antigen or PSA (a molecule in the blood) we now have scientific evidence of the highest quality (a randomiz...

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    Mid-life crisis…it’s not all a joke

    The mid-life crisis is often the source of many jokes for men between the ages of 40-60.

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  • Antibiotic resistance poorly communicated and widely misunderstood by UK public

    People in the UK have little awareness of what ‘antibiotic resistance’ means and how it might affect their health, according to new research...

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    The effects of male-pattern baldness

    Thinning hair can be a problem for both men and women as they get older. Male pattern-baldness is hereditary and is thought to be caused by oversensitive hair follicles. ...

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  • Study finds timing of puberty has wide-ranging impacts on health in later life

    In the largest study of its kind to date, the timing of puberty was found to have a wide range of impacts on health in later life. Researchers from the Medical Research ...

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    Eating disorders affect more people than you think, including men…

    Attempting to gain precise statistics about who is suffering from eating disorders is always difficult due to the high number of undiagnosed cases. It is often assumed to...

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  • New Epilepsy Monitoring App

    A new self-monitoring app launched to support adults with epilepsy will help to ‘fill the information gap’ left by NHS funding cuts for GP epilepsy monitoring, accord...

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  • Western diet may increase risk of death after prostate cancer diagnosis

    After a prostate cancer diagnosis, eating a diet higher in red and processed meat, high-fat dairy foods, and refined grains - known as a Western diet - may lead to a sign...

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