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More men over 45 killing themselves

More men over 45 killing themselves | Men's Health | Scoop.it

Twelve men kill themselves every day in the UK according to figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) which reveal that men are committing suicide at a rate of one death every 2 hours and men over 45 are the new at risk group.

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Europe: Men of working age twice as likely to die

Europe: Men of working age twice as likely to die | Men's Health | Scoop.it

European Men's Health Forum EMHF warns of Europe's black hole: the deaths of men of working age. Men across the continent are more than twice as likely to die before 65 and unless a fundamental change is made in the whole approach taken to men’s health, the EU will suffer both socially and economically says the EMHF.

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5-a-side footie can be good for health

5-a-side footie can be good for health | Men's Health | Scoop.it

5-a-side football has many unique  for men's health in many ways. Watching matches can be cathartic, discussing football can bring men closer, football clubs can engage men in health in a way the NHS can't, and of course playing football provides an excellent cardiovascular and strength-building workout.............

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We tell boys not to cry, then wonder about male suicide

We tell boys not to cry, then wonder about male suicide | Men's Health | Scoop.it
Ally Fogg: In courageously speaking of his depression, ex-footballer Dean Windass has helped to highlight a crisis in men's mental health...
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The Men's Network

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Male victims of domestic violence in Brighton & Hove are suffering in silence. A review of local and national research by The Men’s Network reveals that male victims are getting a raw deal.......

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Men's Health Week 2012 | Men's Health Forum

Men's Health Week 2012 | Men's Health Forum | Men's Health | Scoop.it

Taking Heart: Promoting Heart Health in Men, 11-17 June 2012. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common cause of death – and premature death – for men in the UK. Heart disease disproportionately affects men and especially men in the lower income groups.

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NHS post-code lottery in erections

NHS post-code lottery in erections | Men's Health | Scoop.it

NHS post-code lottery in erections A man with reduced sexual function following prostate surgery has condemned the decision of his local PCT to limit the prescription of drugs that help erections and questioned the basis on which the decision was made...

 

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Time to stop male genital mutilation in the UK?

Time to stop male genital mutilation in the UK? | Men's Health | Scoop.it

According to The Guardian’s “Lay Scientist”, Martin Robbins, “infant male circumcision is genital mutilation” and “men should have the right to choose circumcision, not have the choice forced upon them”..........

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2012 Theme

2012 Theme | Men's Health | Scoop.it


The theme for International Men’s Day 2012 (Monday 19th November) will be Helping Men and Boys Live Longer, Happier, Healthier Lives.

 

Some of the universal health issues that men and boys in all countries around the globe face include lower life expectancy, difficulty accessing mental health services, educational disadvantages, lack of male role models and tolerance of violence against men and boys.......

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Companies cut men’s life span - FT.com

Companies cut men’s life span - FT.com | Men's Health | Scoop.it
At least five FTSE 350 companies cut their life expectancy forecasts for men enrolled in their defined benefit pension schemes last year, defying projections that suggest longevity is rising by more than three months every year.
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CALM London

CALM London | Men's Health | Scoop.it

You've seen the billboards, read about it in the Big Issue, Metro and Standard, heard us talk on LBC news. The excellent CALM campaign to beat male suicide that has been a huge success in the North West of England is now setting up shop in London

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