Men's Health

Prostate cancer set to become the most common

A report by the male cancer charity Orchid launched to mark the 10th Orchid Male Cancer Awareness Week (April 9 - 15, 2018) predicts prostate cancer will become the most common cancer in the UK by 2030. According to Cancer Research UK, currently the most common cancer in the UK is breast cancer.

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Testicular cancer: are you a regular self-checker?

The Six Nations rugby championship may be almost over for another year, but the vast majority of men who play rugby are still not checking themselves for testicular cancer, says new research by the charity Orchid – Fighting Male Cancer.

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Men's Health

Ways to boost male fertility

One in six couples has fertility problems, says the Men's Health Forum, with infertility affecting one in 20 men. However, the charity also claims that low sperm count - a common cause of infertility in men - is far more prevalent, with 20 percent of men believed to be affected.

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More men than women are physically active

It's good news for English men. According to a report by NHS Digital, nearly two thirds of men in the country meet national activity guidelines compared with 58 percent of women.

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Decembeard news: more effective bowel screening is on its way

Every December, men across the UK throw away their razors and grow beards to promote Decembeard, Bowel Cancer UK’s annual event to raise awareness about bowel cancer.

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Men's Health

Do you know your alcohol limits?

During this year’s Alcohol Awareness Week (November 13 - 19, 2017), Alcohol Concern reminds us that alcohol is linked to more than 60 medical conditions, including liver disease, heart disease, some cancers and depression.

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Men's Health

Movember: raising awareness of male health

Every November, men up and down the country – and indeed across the world – grow moustaches to raise awareness of the men’s health campaign Movember.

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Men's Health

Should you be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm?

If you’re a man aged 64 or approaching your 65th birthday, you should soon be invited for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening. But what is AAA, and should you be concerned about it?

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The Atlas of Risk

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What’s your waist size?

Belly fat is the type of fat that’s bad for your health as well as the type that men are more likely to have than women, says the Men’s Health Forum.

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Are you too embarrassed to speak about bowel cancer?

Figures released during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2017 (April) suggest four out of 10 people in the UK would be too embarrassed to tell someone if they had one of the warning signs of the disease.

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Alcohol Tracker

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