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men’s health

Sleep
September 30, 2014

Why people snore and what to do about it

So, you love everything about your partner…except their snoring? Sound familiar? Don’t worry; it’s normal. We’re here to help you get some much-needed sleep by giving you tips on how to stop… (more…)
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Cancer & lymphoma
September 25, 2014

Men, don’t shy away from the prostate exam

We all know that breast cancer is the most common cancer for women, but did you know that prostate cancer is one of the most common in men? Particularly in older men, as the risk increases with age. The good news, however, is that treatments for prostate cancer are very effective if it’s detected early enough. Let’s take a look at how it’s diagnosed and what you can do to decrease your chances of developing this cancer. (more…)
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Men's Health
August 16, 2014

Four ageing myths for men

In a world that praises youth and beauty, it’s not uncommon to find people who fear ageing. People aren’t always scared of the wrinkles and grey hair, but are scared of losing their body, their sexual desires and developing various conditions and diseases. But the truth is, many of these conditions can affect young men too. Here are just a few misconceptions that men have when it comes to ageing. (more…)
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Men's Health
August 5, 2014

Is “man-flu” an actual thing?

It’s been a joke for years, but when researchers started looking into this strange condition, it turned out that man-flu might be an actual thing after all! Researchers first conducted a long study with mice, which found that oestrogen levels in women might help them recover from flu more quickly. Hopefully there’ll be further studies on this – in humans. Scientists then discovered that men have more temperature receptors in their brains, which means that the fevers they experience do tend to be hotter. Lastly, research hints that the “live-fast-die-young” strategy men have evolved for breeding purposes means that they…
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Depression
July 29, 2014

Why do women suffer from depression more than men?

Did you know that women are 5 times more likely to develop depression than men? But don’t let that get you down, ladies! We’ll list a couple of reasons why you have a greater risk of developing the blues than your hubby, and some helpful strategies to deal with it. (more…)
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Depression
June 4, 2014

Even dads can get baby blues

Most new Dads feel overwhelmed, and experience a bit of the baby blues in the first few months after their baby has been born. However, it turns out that a small percentage of Dads actually go on to develop post-partum depression, something which until now has mostly been documented in new moms. (more…)
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Fertility
May 4, 2014

Don’t let fertility myths get you down

The answer to falling pregnant may seem obvious, but thanks to all the unfounded and sometimes downright strange information available these days, many women are confused about their reproductive health. (more…)
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Sexual Health
November 26, 2013

A viagra too far?

A farmer and politician from Colombia has been forced to undergo a penis amputation after he overdosed on Viagra, according to news reports. Admitting to a local newspaper, La Nciaon, that he had overdosed on Viagra to please his new girlfriend, the 66-year old man from Gigante, Huila, found that his penis had gone into what seemed to be a permanent state of erection. (more…)
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