Free public event: New insights into men's health

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Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Sleep disorders, obesity, sensitive bladders and stress are among the many men's health issues to be discussed at a free public seminar being held in Adelaide this Friday 16 November.

Hosted by the University of Adelaide and the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health, the event - called New insights into men's health - will be held from 1.00pm-5.00pm in the Great Hall of the Freemasons Grand Lodge, 254 North Terrace, Adelaide.

Members of the community will hear about the latest research developments that form part of a major study into men's health, known as MAILES (Men, Androgens, Inflammation, Lifestyle, Environment & Stress).

Key speakers and their topics include:

  • Sleep disordered breathing - the not-so-silent epidemic (Professor Robert Adams, Health Observatory, University of Adelaide)
  • Obesity and chronic disease (Dr Sarah Appleton, Health Observatory, University of Adelaide)
  • Depression and use of health care service in men (Mr Brett Scholz, School of Psychology, University of Adelaide)
  • Beyond the Bladder (Mr Sean Martin, Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health, University of Adelaide)

In all, there will be eight presentations offering insights into a range of men's health issues, and opportunities for members of the community to discuss these issues with researchers and clinicians.

WHAT: New insights into men's health - Research highlights from the Men, Androgens, Inflammation, Lifestyle, Environment & Stress (MAILES) study
WHERE: Great Hall, Freemasons Grand Lodge, 254 North Terrace, Adelaide
WHEN: 1.00pm-5.00pm Friday 16 November 2012
COST: Free - all welcome
RSVP: Essential. Phone (08) 8313 4723 or email: famas.clinic@adelaide.edu.au

 

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