Sex Disorder News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

7/16/2012
FDA Approves 1st Pill to Help Prevent HIV Infection

Once-daily Truvada intended for at-risk individuals, and agency says side effects must be monitored

7/6/2012
Report Calls for Counseling Guidelines for Treating Transgender People

Those with diagnosis believe their body doesn't reflect their true gender

5/9/2012
FDA Seems to Back Pill to Help Prevent HIV

Truvada's been shown to stop infection with AIDS virus, but critics see drawbacks

4/27/2012
FDA Approves New Impotence Drug Stendra

It may be faster acting than some other medicines on the market, expert says

2/20/2012
Gender Identity Issues Can Harm Kids' Mental Health: Study

Feeling they're the wrong sex may lead to depression, abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder

2/6/2012
College Degree Lowers Marriage Odds for Those From Disadvantaged Backgrounds

Education can bridge the income gap, but not social or cultural differences, study says

11/29/2011
Do Men Think About Sex All the Time? Maybe Not

Study debunks notion that males focus on the subject far more often than females do

9/26/2011
Couples Counseling Boosts Sex Lives After Prostate Cancer

Both face-to-face and Internet counseling improved erectile dysfunction, love lives, study found

9/6/2011
Many Med Schools Score Poorly in Teaching Gay/Lesbian Health

These patients have concerns that often differ from those of heterosexuals, study authors say

8/25/2011
Faster Way to Treat Partners of Women With STDs Urged: Experts

Doctors can pass along antibiotics to these men via the infected woman, without an examination

8/9/2011
An Older Man's Sex Life May Suffer When She's Close to His Friends

Study suggests scenario might undermine his sense of masculinity, spur impotence

8/5/2011
Weight Loss May Boost Sex Life of Obese, Diabetic Men

Cutting calories can also have positive effects on urinary tract function, researchers say

8/1/2011
'Meth' Abuse Ups Risk of HIV Infection in Young Gay Men

Study found high rates of drug use among this group, and much more risky sexual behaviors

7/4/2011
Could Finger Length Predict Penis Length?

Prenatal hormones appear to govern both, new study suggests

6/24/2011
'Sexting' Common for Those Who Cheat: Study

Research finds these online exchanges are now part of extra-marital mating

6/23/2011
Teens Look to Parents as Guide to Healthy Sexual Behaviors

Study found Mom, Dad most often key to developing attitudes, not friends or media

6/10/2011
Self-Confidence, Empathy May Make for Better Sex

Study of young American adults suggests a healthy psychological outlook boosts satisfaction

6/2/2011
More Than 1 Million Americans Now Living With HIV: CDC

While advances in care are leading to healthier lives, preventing new infections is key

5/3/2011
Obese People Have Less Satisfying Sex Lives: Study

Overweight women seem to be affected more than men, researchers add

3/10/2011
Sexual Side Effects From Propecia, Avodart May Be Irreversible

Erectile dysfunction, depression and loss of libido persist in some patients, study finds

2/24/2011
Coffee, Sex, Smog Can All Trigger Heart Attack, Study Finds

Even a small rise in risk can end up causing many deaths when spread across the population

1/27/2011
CDC Issues Guidance on Daily Pill to Prevent Infection With HIV

Truvada should not been seen as a replacement for condom use, agency stresses

12/6/2010
Many Men Over 75 Still Sexually Active: Study

Almost a third in Australian report had been active in prior year

10/8/2010
For Many Gay Youth, Bullying Exacts a Deadly Toll

Recent reports of teens taking their own lives 'the tip of the iceberg,' one expert says

10/4/2010
Variety Spices Up Americans' Sex Lives, Survey Says

Responses also suggest teens more careful about sex than many adults believe

8/27/2010
Older Diabetes Patients Still Sexually Active, Study Finds

But many have unaddressed sexual problems that may impair their quality of life, expert says

8/14/2010
FDA Approves Emergency Contraceptive

Called 'ella,' drug delays ovulation, but opponents say it's another abortion pill

8/10/2010
Competing For a Mate May Shorten Men's Lives, Study Suggests

Growing up in environments where males outnumber females linked to 3 months less life span

8/6/2010
Ethicists Charge Doctor With Trying to Prevent Homosexuality in the Womb

But Dr. Maria New and supporters say she's helping children avoid a rare congenital disorder

7/15/2010
Gay Couples Vulnerable to HIV When Monogamy Is Unsure

Survey finds that for 8 percent of couples, one partner believes bond is monogamous, but other does not

7/13/2010
Black Couples Benefit From Program to Curb Spread of HIV

Counseling ups odds for protected sex when 1 partner carries the virus, study finds

7/1/2010
Sex With Recent Smallpox Vaccine Recipient Can Lead to Illness

CDC reports case of woman who contracted vaccinia virus, main ingredient in the shot

6/24/2010
Aging Swingers at High STD Risk

Middle-aged partner swappers more likely to be infected than prostitutes, Dutch study found

6/16/2010
Obesity Can Take Toll on Sex Life

Stigma may lead to fewer sexual encounters, poorer sexual health, study finds

6/14/2010
U.S. Panel Upholds Ban on Gay Men as Blood Donors

Experts cite small but potential danger to the blood supply, but urge more research

5/19/2010
Confiding Eases Older Men's Stress Over Sexual Problems

Unlike women, men found solace in talks with partners and friends, researchers found

5/12/2010
The 'Reality' of Sex Addiction Stirs Debate

Mental health experts disagree whether behavior describes a true addict

5/6/2010
Could the Pill Lower a Woman's Sex Drive?

Sexual dysfunction higher for those on the regimen vs. other methods, researchers report

4/14/2010
Study Explores Possibility of a Female Viagra

Research in animals may lead to treatment for women with sexual disorder

3/19/2010
With Infertility May Come Sexual Dysfunction

Stress could be a root cause, expert suggests

2/12/2010
Want to Find Love? Be Giving

Study suggests helping others boosts attractiveness

2/10/2010
Cyndi Lauper, Lady Gaga Put Spotlight on Women and HIV

New poll finds most women don't believe infection can happen to them

1/18/2010
Erectile Dysfunction Predicts Heart Disease

Experts urge more doctors to ask simple question of male patients

10/22/2009
Guidelines Urge Use of Erectile Dysfunction Drugs

Which product to prescribe depends on patient preferences, experts say

5/8/2009
Inbreeding May Have Doomed Spain's Habsburg Dynasty

Enfeebled and sterile, Charles II's genes made him the last of his line, researchers say