Dear Members, Colleagues, and Supporters of the Centre

Please see below for the latest Centre news and event details. Please click on the item header to read the full news or event details which are linked to the Centre blog.
Upcoming events
·         Monthly Men’s Health Research Seminar l  Tues 4 Jul 12.00 midday  ….. Speakers to be confirmed.
·         Research Tuesdays – Men and Health Services l  Tues 8 Aug 5.30pm, Uni of Adelaide. Registrations required…..Read more 
·         Public Symposium – Fathering  l  Thurs 14 Sept 5.00pm – 7.00pm, SAHMRI Auditorium
Centre Research News
·         2017 National Men’s Health Week l June 12-19. The Centre was out and about promoting men’s health  …..Read more
·         Socks, Jocks and More campaign l  Launched during Men’s Health Week by Tony Piccolo MP Member for Light and FFCMH Patron  …..Read more
·         mensHealth Register launched l A resource to support men’s health research. Now we need men to sign up. Please promote through your networks  …..Read more 
·         The Centre welcomes Dr Cynthia Forbes l Visiting Endeavour Fellow to work on e-health initiative with Dr Camille Short   …..Read more


Latest men’s health published research from Centre members
·         Novel androgen receptor co-regulator GRHL2 exerts both oncogenic and anti-metastatic functions in prostate cancer. By: Steven Paltoglou (left) et al. In: Cancer Res. May 2017. ….Read abstract …. Read press release
Research Highlight in Nature Reviews Urology.  In the media:  Researchers find new co-regulator of the androgen receptor ... Medical Xpress-9 June 2017

·         A comparison of barriers to mental health support-seeking among farming and non-farming adults in rural South Australia. By: Melissa Hull et al. In:  Aust J Rural Health. June 2017 ….Read abstract
·         Tools for predicting patient-reported outcomes in prostate cancer patients undergoing radical prostatectomy: A systematic review of prognostic accuracy and validity. By: Michael O'Callaghan et al. In: Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. Jun 2017.….Read abstract 
·         Tools for predicting clinical and patient-reported outcomes in prostate cancer patients undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: A systematic review of prognostic accuracy and validity. By: Campbell JM et al. In: Clin Genitourin Cancer. Mar 2017 ….Read abstract  
In the media:  Tools for predicting patient-reported outcomes in prostate cancer ... UroToday-9 June 2017
·         Co-morbid OSA and insomnia increases depression prevalence and severity in men. By: Lang CJ et al. Respirology. Jun 2017. ….Read abstract 
Editorial applauds authors on innovative work highlighting important interaction between insomnia & OSA
In the media: Men with sleep apnea and insomnia have higher prevalence, severity of depression….. Reuters Health &  NewsMedical- 7-21 June 2017

·         Disrupting androgen receptor signaling induces snail-mediated epithelial-mesenchymal plasticity in prostate cancer. By: Miao L et al. Cancer Res. Jun 2017 ….Read abstract 
Research Highlight in Nature Reviews Urology.
In the media:  Men with sleep apnea and insomnia have higher prevalence, severity of depression… ..Reuters Health, NewsMedical- 7-21 June 2017

·         Comparing motivational, self-regulatory and habitual processes in a computer-tailored physical activity intervention in hospital employees - protocol for the PATHS randomised controlled trial. By: Kwasnicka D et al.  In: BMC Public Health. May 2017….Read abstract


The mission of the Freemasons Foundation Inc. is to ethically and proactively support, promote, fund and drive men's health issues. It is one of the leading charities supporting men's health in the community. True to this mission, the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health is an initiative of the Foundation and which operates as a joint venture with The University of Adelaide. The Centre acknowledges the major funding support of the University of Adelaide and the Freemasons Foundation 2007-2017, and the broader support of the Freemasons community here in South Australia/Northern Territory and nationally.

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