For men, suicide rates spike around ages 15-25 and then slowly decline to age 65, when they start climbing again, peaking at 32 per 100,000 in men aged 85+.
Even men for whom middle age seems like a remote and abstract concept know that prostate cancer is something we’re all going to have to think about sooner or later, and while things like...
International Men’s Day is held in the heart of Movember with more than 10,000 Kiwi Mo Bros and Mo Sisters signed up this year plus a Mensus survey to gain insight into men’s mental wellbeing.
New research shows young men experience four different types of silence following the suicide of a close friend or peer. Dr Chris Bowden discusses his findings and what teachers, schools and others in the school community can do to better support their students.
Psychotherapist Kyle MacDonald on why he feels "deeply conflicted" about Mental Health Awareness Week.
Men don't talk about their mental health or their problem enough writes Anna Reeve
A common health problem for men as they age is an enlarged prostate – for many men it won’t be a bother – for others it brings worrisome to debilitating ‘waterworks’ symptoms. Fiona Cassie talks to Professor Peter Gilling, a Tauranga-based world expert in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.
‘Fishbowl gyms’ and putting work and whānau first are amongst the reasons stopping overweight Māori men getting back into exercise, a recent study indicates.
Plenty of everyday men – and women – turn to alcohol or drugs to ‘self-medicate’ or cope with anxiety and depression. Rachel Helyer Donaldson talks to some New Zealand experts on the issue.
Oral health is one aspect of men’s health that gets little attention and should this Men’s Health Month, argues Arish Naresh.