Things You Might Not Know About Boys’ and Men’s Health
Researchers funded by the CIHR - Institute of Gender and Health are addressing key challenges to improve boys’ and men’s health through the lifecycle. Learn more about Team Grant: Advancing Boys' and Men's Health Research (2014-2019).
HIV can be prevented. Taking the HIV preventative medicine, PrEP, allows HIV-negative gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, to have almost no chance of becoming infected with HIV.Footnote 6 Learn more.Footnote 7
30% of a man’s overall health is determined by his genetics. 70% can be controlled through lifestyle choices.Footnote 8
Children of fathers over 50 years old have an increased risk of developing autism and schizophrenia.Footnote 9 Tick tock goes the biological clock!
The top 3 reasons why men have a shorter life expectancy than women are suicide, cardiovascular disease and motor vehicle accidents.Footnote 10
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