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Study: Men’s underwear is linked to semen quality

Study: Men’s underwear linked to semen quality

Posted on August 14, 2018 by Contributor

Boxers or briefs – the type of underwear a man wears could affect semen quality, which affects fertility…

What we need to know about prostate cancer

What we need to know about prostate cancer

Posted on June 28, 2018 by Contributor

Many men fear prostate cancer and avoid getting tested, but Dr Evelyn Moshokoa says a simple blood test ...

Male contraceptive: Stopping sperm, not hormones

Male contraceptive: Stopping sperm, not hormones

Posted on April 20, 2018 by Contributor

In preclinical tests, researchers have shown how a new male contraceptive compound can immobilise sperm temporarily without side ...

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Single fathers die younger than single mothers or partnered parents

Posted on February 19, 2018 by Contributor

“Our research highlights that single fathers have higher mortality, and demonstrates a need for public health policies to ...

Drinking alcohol in late teens linked to liver problems in adulthood

Drinking alcohol in late teens linked to liver problems in adulthood

Posted on January 24, 2018 by Contributor

A large, long-term study has confirmed that drinking alcohol during their late teens could be the first step ...

Top 5 cancers affecting men

Top 5 cancers affecting men

Posted on November 30, 2017 by Contributor

Many men give the rugby line-up or Saturday’s tee-off time more thought than cancer, which is why we’re ...

Testicular cancer survivor story: Cameron Green

Testicular cancer survivor story: Cameron Green

Posted on November 23, 2017 by Contributor

Cameron Green started his battle with cancer at the age of 32. This is his testicular cancer survivor ...

Surgical cancer centres in England invest in unproven technologies

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Contributor

New technology, rather than quality improvement, appears to be a powerful driver in the reconfiguration of surgical cancer ...

Saffron may boost libido and ease depression

Posted on July 4, 2017 by Contributor

Studies show that the ancient spice, saffron, may help boost libido, alleviate depression and enhance mood in men…

4 Healthy ways to honour Dad this Father’s Day

Posted on June 13, 2017 by Contributor

Let’s do things a little differently this Father’s Day and show our dads that we care about their ...

What to eat to stave off prostate cancer

Posted on June 12, 2017 by Contributor

Dining on curry and baked apples could play a role in staving off - or even preventing - ...

2nd Successful penis transplant performed by SA team

Posted on May 23, 2017 by Contributor

Tygerberg Academic Hospital has become the first medical centre in the world to successfully transplant a penis twice…

The sexy side of yoga

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Contributor

A new study has found that doing yoga twice a week leads to better physical, sexual, emotional, social ...

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Get your boys to check their balls – it could save their lives

Posted on March 3, 2017 by Contributor

Moms have an important role to play when it comes to keeping their boys safe from testicular cancer ...

Religious leaders could promote male circumcision in HIV-prevention

Posted on February 16, 2017 by Contributor

Helping religious leaders discuss circumcision with their congregations could prevent thousands of men from being infected with HIV ...

MRI scan reduces need for biopsy in prostate cancer patients

Posted on January 23, 2017 by Contributor

Giving men with suspected prostate cancer an MRI scan could improve diagnosis and save those who do not ...

Sexism harms men’s mental health

Posted on November 23, 2016 by Contributor

It’s degrading to women, but now new research has found that sexism negatively affects men too …

Prostate cancer: Similar outcomes for robotic vs. non-robotic surgery

Posted on November 14, 2016 by Contributor

A study, published in The Lancet in July 2016, finds no difference between robotic surgery and open surgery ...

7 Simple reasons to get him to save his ‘swimmers’

Posted on November 9, 2016 by Contributor

Today, men can save their semen in private storage banks, which means they have the option of future ...

Male circumcision could cut cervical cancer risk in women

Posted on August 25, 2016 by Contributor

Cervical cancer is the most common female cancer in women aged 15 to 44 years in South Africa, ...

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