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Men's Health Resource Centre

Men's Health Resource Centre

The Nursing in Practice Men’s Health Resource Centre aims to provide you with the latest news and clinical articles to help you identify and understand men’s health concerns, and related key topics and issues.

Although the life expectancy gap between the genders has narrowed, men are more likely to suffer ill health through smoking and drinking. They are less likely than women to visit a health professional, and tend to believe that poorer health is inevitable in older age. There is a need to encourage more men to seek medical help, particularly if they are suffering from symptoms of male cancer or heart disease.

Latest men's health news

09.01.17: The prime minister will announce her pledge to overhaul mental health training and treatments.
28.12.16: GPs should offer a course of leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRA) instead of a combination inhaler when stepping up asthma control, recommends NICE in draft guidance.
20.12.16: A “controversial” NHS health check programme has prevented thousands of heart attacks, strokes, and deaths in its first five years, a new study has revealed.
14.12.16: Results from the Health Survey for England for 2015 show a continuous decline in smoking and drinking among children.
02.12.16: Drinking “plenty of fluids” may cause worsening symptoms and potential fatalities for patients with reduced renal function, a BMJ case report has revealed.

Latest men's health clinical articles

Thursday 28 January 2016
Less than a third of young people with type 1 diabetes are receiving all eight care processes that NICE says they should get, a new audit has revealed
Friday 15 May 2015
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) urges the public to mirror it’s EU counterparts and get more exercise as it’s revealed 50% of UK adults never do any vigorous physical activity
Monday 11 May 2015
The Mental Health Foundation is calling for mindfulness based cognitive therapy to be available in all areas of the UK so that GPs can recommend it
Monday 11 May 2015
Men with the highest levels of oestrogen were two and a half times more likely to develop breast cancer than men with the lowest levels of the hormone, the research revealed
Wednesday 29 April 2015
For those recovering from bowel cancer, physical activity is linked to better survival and reduces the risk of cancer returning, as well as cancer-related fatigue, depression and anxiety

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