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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.

  • Pharmacy tests for sore throats

    A new initiative, called The Sore Throat Test and Treat service, has been launched with pharmacies aiming to limit the number of patient visits to GPs for sore throats. T...

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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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    Lowering cholesterol through dietary changes…

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD, but also known as heart disease or stroke) remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Strategies that aim to improve pre...

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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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  • Become a Deeper Sleeper

    Sleep is an evolutionary and biological necessity, as well as one of life's great pleasures.

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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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  • Sun Protection: The Star Rating Explained

    Earlier this year we launched our Sun Awareness survey in order to gain insights into our member’s knowledge of sun safety and the dangers of too much sun exposure. Fol...

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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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  • Ben Stiller: battle with prostate cancer

    Early last week, Hollywood actor Ben Stiller revealed to the world that he had only two years ago been diagnosed with prostate cancer. In a blog post he shared with his 5...

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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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  • Information About Vitamin D

    Vitamin D is a nutrient that is essential for maintaining healthy bones, because it plays a role in allowing the body to absorb the calcium that we get from our diets. We...

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  • 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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