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  1. Men's use of online health info

    28/03/14

    A review of the literature on men’s health-seeking behaviour and use of the internet published as part of the Haringey Man MOT project. The report says that the internet has helped men access health information but that it doesn't change social norms ... More

  2. Best practice: Delivering Male - mental health guidelines

    09/04/14

    The first ever set of guidelines addressing the mental health needs of men and boys have been launched by the Men's Health Forum and Mind. Commissioned by the National Mental Health Development Unit following Mind’s 2009 Get it off your Chest campaig ... More

  3. Million men activity challenge

    28/03/14

    The Million Men challenge sets out the Men's Health Forum's challenge to government, NHS, local authorities, sports organisations and charities to work together to get one million more middle-aged men more active. Action is urgently needed, the ... More

  4. Key data: understanding of health and access to services

    27/03/14

    Statistics on men's health literacy and use of services Health literacy There is evidence that men have lower levels of health literacy than women. One study found that men were than twice as likely as women to have inadequate health literacy (Refere ... More

  5. Best practice: Men and pharmacies

    26/03/14

    Racks of make up and no spanners is the report on the Men's Health Forum's project looking at men's use of community pharmacies to improve their health. The Men's Health Forum received funding from the Department of Health, the Nationa ... More

  6. Best practice: Action at work can reduce salt intake

    26/03/14

    Workplace interventions can improve men's awareness of the effect of salt in their diets and even, it appears, alter behaviour. With a Pinch of Salt, is the Men's Health Forum's study of men's use of salt in their diet sponsored by the ... More

  7. Gender and Access to Health Services Study

    25/03/14

    The Gender and Access to Health Services Study: final report was commissioned by the Department of Health from the Men's Health Forum in partnership with the School for Policy Studies at the University of Bristol. The Department of Health's inte ... More

  8. Men's Health Conference in Leeds

    27/03/14

    7-8th July 2014: Leeds Metropolitan University is hosting a summer conference on men's health. Men, Health and Wellbeing: Critical insights  will bring together experts from around the world who research men and masculinities in relation to health, l ... More

  9. Best practice: weight - loss programmes - intro

    28/03/14

    Introduction to the first best practice tips on men's weight-loss programmes are based on extensive research on the treatment of obesity in men. Obesity increases the risk of many serious illnesses, such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and osteoar ... More

  10. Improving men's health at work

    09/04/14

    Improving male health by taking action in the workplace Good employee health is good for business. A major study commissioned by the government's Health Work Wellbeing Executive in 2008 provides evidence that improving employee health is good for bus ... More

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