Did you know that deaths from injury are 2.6 times more common for men in Australia than women? That men are more likely to die from preventable diseases? While these statistics paint an alarming picture of Australian men’s health, the good news is we’ve got some practical, expert advice to improve your chance of living a long and healthy life.
Age affects the fertility of both men and women, and is the single biggest factor affecting a woman?s chance to conceive and have a healthy baby.
IVF (in-vitro-fertilization) and ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) are assisted reproductive treatment (ART) procedures in which fertilisation of an egg occurs outside the body.
Different methods of contraception available in Australia - includes LARC implants and IUDs, injections, contraceptive pills, condoms, diaphragm, vaginal ring, sterilisation, natural and withdrawal.
Contraceptive injections to stop sperm production are not yet available in Australia, but studies suggest that they may provide a safe, effective and reversible method of contraception in the future.
Information about male (external) condoms - includes how to use condoms to reduce your risk of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and pregnancy during sex, how they work and where to get them.
Having a vasectomy does not affect a person's ability to produce sex hormones, enjoy sex or reach orgasm.
This page shows you where to find translated information about the different methods of contraception (how to prevent getting pregnant) available in Australia
By donating eggs, sperm or embryos, you are giving someone the chance to start their own family.
A couple isn't suspected of fertility problems until they have tried and failed to conceive for one year.
The effects of androgen deficiency depend on how severe the deficiency is, its cause and the age at which the deficiency begins.
One of the treatments for prostate cancer is androgen deprivation therapy (previously called hormone therapy).
New life begins when a male sex cell (sperm) fertilises a female egg (ovum) within the female reproductive system.
Men should see their doctor for regular medical check-ups.
A lack of health awareness and an unwillingness to adopt a healthier lifestyle puts men at a health disadvantage.
Many men put off going to the doctor, including nutritionist, Shane Bilsborough.
Adjusting to the many changes that happen around puberty can be difficult for both parents and young people.
Safe sex is sexual contact that doesn't involve the exchange of semen, vaginal fluids or blood between partners.
Cosmetic genital surgery involves reshaping the labia, vulva or penis to alter their size or shape.
Men with diabetes are more prone to problems with erectile dysfunction or impotence.
Common causes of erectile dysfunction include physical illness, anxiety and too much alcohol.
Regular cleaning under the foreskin is essential to prevent infection.
Male circumcision involves the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis.
Peyronie's disease causes abnormal fibrous lumps that make an erect penis curve.
Premature ejaculation is the most common sexual problem in in the world.
Chlamydia is a sexually transmissible infection that is caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis.
Non-specific urethritis (NSU) means any inflammation of a man's urethra that is not caused by gonorrhoea.
Prostate cancer can be treated in a variety of ways, so discuss treatment options with your doctor.
Men with a family history of prostate cancer, or men who have had a raised test result in the past, will benefit most from regular testing.
The prostate gland produces fluids that protect and feed sperm cells.
Many men experience urinary changes as they age, which may be caused by inflammation or enlargement of the prostate gland.
The aim of a radical prostatectomy is to remove the cancer before it spreads to other parts of the body.
Surgery on the prostate gland can have many side effects, including erectile problems and urinary incontinence.
Epididymitis is an infection that causes inflammation of the epididymis.
If you injure your testicles, always seek urgent medical advice.
Early diagnosis and treatment can cure almost all cases of testicular cancer.
Men with an increased risk of testicular cancer should regularly examine their testicles for unusual lumps or swellings.
Undescended testicles means that one or both testicles are missing from the scrotum.