Patient UK has information leaflets on a wide range of health and illness topics and an extensive directory of patient support and self help groups. In addition, our extensive web directory lists many other sites which provide information and support on specific illnesses and health issues. Below are links to large or general sites that cover many men's health topics.
Directgov is the website of the UK government for its citizens, providing information and online services for the public all in one place. They provide a wide range of information including one in this area.
Aims to provide men with clear information about their health and show how - in practical, down-to-earth ways - they can not only become healthier but also feel better too.
Deals with the common health concerns of men.
Information about male health issues.
Offers free brochures on all prostate diseases (cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostatitis), a DVD/Video on treatment options for early prostate cancer, a quarterly newsletter and other publications. Also funds research into all aspects of prostate disease and awards grants for the training of medical professionals.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is the single excellence-in-practice organisation responsible for providing national guidance on the promotion of good health and the prevention and treatment of ill health. Contains a section on Men's Health.
Further sources / more detailed information
Some non-UK sites
The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.
More detailed medical information
The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.
- PatientPlus - hundreds of medical reference articles provided by Patient UK.
- Evidence Based Medicine - such as from Clinical Evidence, The Cochrane Library, etc.
- Database of UK Clinical Guidelines - from NICE, SIGN, etc.
- Medline - abstracts available from thousands of journals.
- Sites listing free online medical textbooks and journals.
- Sites listing free medical images - pictures, atlases, anatomy, skin diseases, etc.