Sex Disorder News

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9/5/2017
Drug Helped Protect Gay Teen Males From HIV

Small study found Truvada worked when taken daily, but some strayed from regimen

8/28/2017
Could an Estrogen Patch Boost Women's Sex Lives in Menopause?

Study suggests that, given this way, short-term use of the hormone may help those who report symptoms

5/15/2017
A New Way to Avoid an Embarrassing Male Sexual Problem?

Handy anesthetic 'wipes' may help some -- but not all -- guys with premature ejaculation, small study finds

5/15/2017
'Female Viagra' May Lift a Younger Woman's Libido

But a pill might not address all the issues facing women who've lost their sex drive, researcher says

2/6/2017
Most Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers Enjoy Good Sexual Health

Study finds especially toxic treatments were tied to later issues, but most rated sex lives as positive

2/1/2017
Better Sleep Could Mean Better Sex for Older Women

Study found links between too little shuteye and less sexual satisfaction, especially around menopause

11/11/2016
Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report

Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

9/20/2016
Shedding Light on Low Male Libido

In small study, half-hour of bright light each morning boosted testosterone levels, sexual satisfaction

3/21/2016
Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health Woes

But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say

2/11/2016
Impotence Not an Inevitable Part of Aging

Experts advise men to check with a doctor to rule out diseases or medications that may cause the problem

11/5/2015
Illegal Toad Venom 'Aphrodisiac' Linked to NYC Man's Death

Ingredient in products called 'stone' can dangerously alter heart rhythm, city health officials say

11/4/2015
Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery Bonus

Effects were long-lasting, and both men and women benefited, researchers say

8/18/2015
Study Debunks Notion That Condoms Always Hamper Erections

Most young men who had such problems had erectile difficulties generally, researchers say

7/20/2015
Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Middle-aged men with erectile dysfunction may be at even greater risk, study suggests

7/9/2015
Testosterone Treatments Won't Help Men With Ejaculatory Issues

Researchers saw no improvement for patients with low testosterone and delayed ejaculation

6/18/2015
Heart Rate Changes Linked to Sexual Problems in Women

Preliminary finding could lead to easier way to diagnose dysfunction, expert says

3/11/2015
Transgender People Do Not Face Higher Breast Cancer Risk, Study Shows

Research based on VA medical records finds no bump up in risk, despite use of hormone therapy

2/5/2015
Sexual Pain Common After Childbirth, Study Finds

C-section and certain assisted vaginal births linked to more long-term problems

9/30/2014
When It Comes to Sex Partners, Men Prefer Younger Women: Study

Researchers found women likelier to seek mates around their own age

8/21/2014
Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms

Number of factors may make it tougher for straight women to do the same, experts say

7/11/2014
Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds

Porn triggered activity in brain centers also tied to drug addiction responses, researcher says

6/13/2014
Gay 'Hook-Up' Apps Tied to Higher STD Infection Rates: Study

Men who use smartphones to locate new sex partners may be prone to riskier encounters, researchers say

6/12/2014
Less Smoking, Sex and Fighting Among U.S. High School Kids: CDC

But rates for other unhealthy behaviors, such as texting while driving, are up, agency says

3/28/2014
Lung Cancer Diagnosis Takes Toll on Patients' Sex Lives, Experts Say

Large percentage of patients experience sexual dysfunction linked to emotional issues

2/21/2014
Modern War Wounds Can Devastate Vets' Sexual, Emotional Health

Blast injuries to groin on the rise and confer special hardships for soldiers, experts say

2/10/2014
Sex Is Important to Many Midlife Women

Study finds some challenges with sexual function that can be remedied

12/12/2013
Exercise Might Lift Libido in Women on Antidepressants

Regular workouts seem to counter the sexual dysfunction that is a side effect of these drugs

11/27/2013
Unprotected Sex On the Rise Among U.S. Gay Men, CDC Says

Regular, frequent HIV testing can greatly cut down on risky behaviors, experts say

11/26/2013
Regrets About Sex May Depend on Your Gender

Men tend to bemoan missed sexual episodes, while women lamented one-nighters, study finds

10/24/2013
Stem Cell Transplants May Harm Recipient's Sex Life

Doctors and patients need to talk more about this potential problem, researchers say

7/29/2013
Docs Should Counsel Heart Attack Survivors on Resuming Sex, Experts Say

Too often, worries over the safety of sexual activity are not addressed

7/29/2013
Did Monogamy Arise to Protect Babies From Unrelated Males?

Study suggests that couples began sticking together to help keep infants from being killed

7/24/2013
Many Women Worry About Sex After Heart Attack, Study Shows

It's a hidden concern that doctors need to discuss more, experts say

7/23/2013
Is 'Sex Addiction' for Real? Study Says Maybe Not

Brain scans failed to prove that highly sexed people have anything more than strong libidos

6/3/2013
Michael Douglas Blames His Throat Cancer on Oral Sex

Experts say the claim is probably correct, because tumors caused by HPV virus much more responsive to treatment

5/31/2013
Smaller Isn't Always Sexier for the Female Foot

Study finds big preference for large-footed women in Indonesian tribe, and elsewhere

5/8/2013
Treatment for Painful Curved Penis Shows Promise

Xiaflex up for FDA approval later this year, but some experts think injections required would be a tough sell

2/14/2013
Closeness Isn't Always Key to Romantic Bliss

Finding the level of emotional intimacy that's right for both partners is most important, study finds

2/11/2013
If Wife Earns More, Husband's Sexual Performance May Suffer: Study

Men in this situation were slightly more likely to be prescribed impotence drugs, researchers found

1/30/2013
Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatments Similar in Long Run: Study

Researchers comparing surgery, radiation therapy did find short-term differences in men's sexual, urinary, bowel problems

1/30/2013
Impotence Drug Cialis Might Have Other Sexual Benefits: Study

Industry-funded research suggests it could help men who've had troubling achieving orgasm

1/25/2013
Bisexual Women at Especially High Risk of Sexual Violence, CDC Says

Six out of 10 reported rape, stalking or other abuse, often early in life

10/29/2012
Viagra Can Help Prostate Cancer Patients Maintain Sex Lives: Study

Use of the drug before and after radiation treatments may help men avoid erectile dysfunction

10/26/2012
Is 'Sex Addiction' Real? Some Experts Say So

Proposed criteria focus on behaviors so uncontrolled they are causing real harm

10/11/2012
As Armstrong Case Unfolds, Experts Describe Doping's Harms

Heart disease, liver disease and behavior problems are among possible health consequences

9/28/2012
Breast Cancer Drug Linked to Sexual Problems in Older Women

Study found those on aromatase inhibitors reported more pain during intercourse

8/16/2012
Two-Thirds of U.S. Youth Have Had Oral Sex, CDC Reports

Many may believe it's safer than it actually is, expert says

8/7/2012
Playfulness May Be Nature's Way of Helping Romance Bloom: Study

Trait could signal nonaggression in men, youth and fertility in women, researchers say

8/6/2012
Eyes May Be Key to Spotting Who's Straight, Gay

Study suggests pupil dilation points to sexual orientation when viewing erotic imagery

8/1/2012
Wider Waistlines Put Damper on Men's Sex Lives: Study

As obesity rises, males encounter sexual dysfunction more often, research shows