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Healthy Male - Andrology Australia

Healthy Male is a national organisation that provides easy access to the latest scientific and medical research on male reproductive and sexual health, and aim to make this information available to everybody, regardless of gender, age, education, religion or ethnicity.

To do this, Heathy Male collaborate with Australia’s leading researchers, specialists, clinicians and educators to develop evidence-based information that fills the gaps in men’s health.

Healthy Male is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health and administered by Monash University.

Healthy Male vision

A healthier life for all men and boys.

Healthy Male mission

To promote health and wellbeing in all aspects of life, with an evidence-based approach that encompasses andrology (the study of the functions and diseases specific to males, especially of the reproductive organs), and the associated and related chronic health issues.

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Male reproductive system | Healthy Male

Male reproductive system What is the male reproductive system? Penis Urethra Scrotum Testes Epididymis Vas deferens Ejaculatory duct Seminal vesicles Prostate Cowpers glands Bladder Rectum Sperm Semen Resources Resources Fact sheet The male body fact sheet Download PDF Booklet A User's Guide Download PDF SEE ALL RESOURCES

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Scrotal Lumps - Testicular Pain Causes & Treatment | Healthy Male

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Male hormones | Healthy Male

Male hormones What are hormones? Why is the brain important for male reproduction? What are androgens? What is testosterone? Where is testosterone made? How do hormones control the testes? What happens to testosterone in the blood? How do testosterone levels change over the day? Resources and videos Resources Filter resources Type: Video Video Video RESET Video Does male menopause exist? WATCH VIDEO Video Testosterone: What is fact? What is myth? WATCH VIDEO Video What is testosterone? WATCH VIDEO SEE ALL RESOURCES

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Prolonged erection (priapism) | Healthy Male

Prolonged erection (priapism) What is a prolonged erection? What are the causes? What treatments are there? Resources and videos Resources Filter resources Type: Fact sheet Video RESET Fact sheet Penis problems fact sheet Download PDF Video Prolonged erection (Priapism) WATCH VIDEO SEE ALL RESOURCES

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Delayed ejaculation | Healthy Male

Delayed ejaculation What is delayed ejaculation? What are the causes? What treatments are there? Your doctor’s appointment Resources and videos Resources Filter resources Type: Fact sheet Clinical summary guide Video RESET Fact sheet Ejaculation problems fact sheet Download PDF Clinical summary guide Ejaculatory disorders clinical summary guide (#8) Download PDF Video Ejaculation problems WATCH VIDEO SEE ALL RESOURCES

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Foreskin problems and circumcision | Healthy Male

Foreskin problems and circumcision Foreskin problems and circumcision Balanitis Balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) Phimosis Paraphimosis Circumcision Your doctor’s appointment Resources and videos Resources Filter resources Type: Fact sheet Video RESET Fact sheet Foreskin hygiene and problems fact sheet Download PDF Video Foreskin problems and circumcision WATCH VIDEO SEE ALL RESOURCES

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Health consequences of androgenic anabolic steroid use | Healthy Male

Authors Horwitz H., Andersen J.T. and Dalhoff K.P. Review Date December 2018 Citation J Intern Med. 2018 doi: 10.1111/joim.12850. [Epub ahead of print]  

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What COVID-19 really means for men's health | Healthy Male

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases soars past 3 million globally, and our understanding of its health impact evolves, gaps in our knowledge are rapidly filled by myths.

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Vasectomy | Healthy Male

Vasectomy What is a vasectomy? Will I still ejaculate after a vasectomy? How common are vasectomies? Who performs a vasectomy? Are there different techniques for vasectomies? What should I expect after the operation? Does a vasectomy affect sex drive or ejaculation? How quickly does a vasectomy work? Can a vasectomy fail? Is a vasectomy right for me? What are the risks of a vasectomy? Why is it important to think about sperm storage? Where can I get more information on vasectomies? Your doctor’s appointment Resources and videos Resources Filter resources Type: Fact sheet Video Fact sheet Video RESET Fact sheet Vasectomy and vasectomy reversal fact sheet Download PDF Video What is a vasectomy? And how does it work? WATCH VIDEO Fact sheet Storing your sperm fact sheet Download PDF Video Vasectomy WATCH VIDEO SEE ALL RESOURCES

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How do stress and anxiety affect sexual performance and erectile dysfunction? | Healthy Male

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is completely normal and expected to feel a certain level of stress and anxiety. The current situation may impact our mental and physical health in different ways.  

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