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5 Essential Skin Care Tips for Men

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If your routine hasn’t evolved beyond shaving with a razor and washing your face with a cleanser, it’s time you made some changes to your skincare. Keep these tips handy to naturally prevent zits, wrinkles and greasy skin. The basic differences between men and women’s skin include collagen density, texture and hydration, which… Read more »

Skincare Tips for Men: How to Get Rid of Oily Skin, Acne and Pimples

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I don’t know many men who are consciously worried about their skin, but I do know that earlier their mothers worried for them (more for their hair than skin) and now their girlfriends or wives. Most men don’t realise (and I do wish they did) that they need to look after themselves and groom well… Read more »

Tall, obese men at increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer

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Men who are tall and obese may be at an increased risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer as well as death from the condition, according to a study. The findings showed that with every additional ten centimetres (3.9 inches) of height the risk of aggressive prostate cancer and death from… Read more »

‘Men only’ Japanese island declared Unesco world heritage site

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Okinoshima, a sacred island in south-west Japan that bans women and here male visitors must strip naked before going ashore, has been declared a Unesco world heritage site. The island, located midway between the south-western main island of Kyushu and the Korean peninsula, was once the site of rituals to pray… Read more »

Harmful Chemicals and Plastic Matter in Food Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases in Men

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Do you usually consume foods packed in plastic? Experts now suggest that potentially harmful chemicals found in plastic products, such as phthalates, may pose severe threat to human health. Researchers at the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute joined hands to investigate the presence… Read more »

Attention, men. Being tall and obese puts you at a higher risk of prostate cancer

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Men who are tall and obese are at an increased risk of high grade prostate cancer and prostate cancer death, according to a recent study. The team led by the University of Oxford, UK found that while height was not associated with overall prostate cancer risk, risk of high grade disease… Read more »

Men may not need immediate surgery after being detected with prostate cancer

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It’s a common belief that cancer needs to be treated as soon as possible. But that’s not necessarily the case with prostate tumour. Men increasingly have choices if their cancer is found at an early stage, as most cases in the US are. They can treat it right away or monitor with… Read more »

More Women Suffer From Osteoarthritis Than Men

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“Osteoarthritis is the single most common cause of disability in older adults. According to the United Nations, by 2050 people aged over 60 will account for more than 20% of the world’s population,” WHO. Osteoarthritis is a condition wherein the cartilage – that provides padding to the joints – begins… Read more »