Tagged: mens health

We need to get serious about mens’ health, say NZ doctors. - News

John Kerr Oct 08, 2017

Kiwi blokes have a lower life expectancy than women, are more likely to fall foul of accidents and certain diseases, and are less likely to seek medical advice. It’s time to sort out men’s health, say a group of New Zealand doctors. Prof David Baxter and colleagues tackle the topic of men’s health in the latest issue of the New … Read More

Huge drop in men’s sperm levels confirmed by new study – here are the facts - Guest Work

Guest Author Jul 31, 2017

By Chris Barratt, University of Dundee Sperm count in men from North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand declined by 50-60% between 1973 and 2011, according to a new study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Surprisingly, the study, which analysed data on the sperm counts of 42,935 men, found no decline in sperm counts … Read More

Advising men on prostate cancer screening – is the cart before the horse in terms of evidence? - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Mar 27, 2014

Associate Professor Diana Sarfati and Dr Caroline Shaw Associate Professor Diana Sarfati and Dr Caroline Shaw are public health experts in screening, especially cancer screening. They are both from the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago, Wellington.  … Continue reading → … Read More

Should NZ spend relatively more health resources on improving men’s health? - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Mar 13, 2014

Associate Professor Nick Wilson There is no doubt that NZ needs to keep addressing ethnic inequalities in health as an important priority. Nevertheless, gender inequalities may also be worth some consideration given that NZ men have lower life expectancy than … Continue reading → … Read More