Movember's health advice under fire

Movember promotes an aggressive, “blunderbuss approach” to men’s health that is unsupported by evidence or expert advice, a leading GP academic claims.

The Australian-born movement, which has become a worldwide phenomenon, offers a wide range of health advice as part of its moustachioed drive to raise funds and awareness about prostate cancer and men’s mental health.

But Professor Paul Glasziou said despite its good intentions, some of Movember’s recommendations were outdated, vague or downright “strange”