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Movember 2012: ‘Tash Bringing In Cash For Men’s Health

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Movember 2012: 'Tash Bringing In Cash For Men's Health

The idea of ‘Movember’ has certainly taken off over the last few years. Originally the idea of a few Australians in Melbourne, the concept of men growing a moustache for a month in order to raise awareness and, crucially, cash for a range of men’s health issues, but predominately prostate cancer. The amount of funds…

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How to Choose the Right HIFU Doctor

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How to Choose the Right HIFU Doctor

If you have been recently diagnosed with prostate cancer you may have many questions running through your head. For instance, you might be wondering how you got the disease, why this happened to you, and what you are supposed to do to get better. One of the most important things to do when you have…

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Sponsored Moustache Growing For November

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Sponsored Moustache Growing For November

In the run up to ‘Movember’, the prostate cancer charity’s month of sponsored moustache growing, Oak’s Hospital Urologist Mr Zaf Maan brings his expertise to bear on the subject of men’s health and prostate disease. As men get older the prostate can enlarge, causing urinary symptoms.  These symptoms interfere with men’s daily activities, disrupting daily…

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Movember

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Movember

Apparently, the doctors of Ancient Egypt urged their patients to shave as a way of preserving good health. Five thousand years on, it would seem that just the opposite is being encouraged during the month of November. As the eve of Movember nears, men around the globe are getting ready to grow a moustache in…

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6 Most Common Hormone Treatments

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6 Most Common Hormone Treatments

Hormone therapy is a type of treatment used for a number of medical conditions. It can help to alleviate some conditions by providing an additional source of hormones when the patient’s own hormone production is lacking. It can also be used as a measure to limit the growth of some types of cells. 1. Menopause…

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Understanding Sonablate HIFU Treatment

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Understanding Sonablate HIFU Treatment

One of the most common cancers to affect men in the United States is prostate cancer. In the last year alone, more than 240,000 men were diagnosed with the cancer and the majority of those men are over the age of 65 according to Cancer.org. With the illness being so prominent, it becomes a firsthand…

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