Sex Disorder News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/27/2009
Topical Treatment May Ease Erectile Dysfunction

In rat study, application of nanoparticles restored potency

4/16/2009
Less Than Half of Young Women Screened for Chlamydia

Sexually active females risk infertility, ectopic pregnancy from the infection, CDC warns

4/14/2009
Impotence Drugs Don't Harm Vision: Study

Trial by drug maker Eli Lilly found no problems at 6 months of use

4/10/2009
Parkinson's Drugs Can Trigger Unhealthy Behaviors

But lower doses of dopamine agonists appear to curb compulsive acting out, study says

3/3/2009
Men's Sex Lives May Suffer as Waistlines Expand

Gastric bypass surgery can restore function for obese males, study finds

3/3/2009
Women's Testosterone Patch May Not Work

U.K. study also questions safety of drug Intrinsa used for sexual dysfunction

12/30/2008
Resolving to Break an Addictive Habit?

5 key steps might make it easier to start 2009 with less dependency

12/9/2008
Fewer HIV-Infected Americans Passing the Virus On

Transmission rates have fallen 88% since 1984, study finds

12/2/2008
TV, Internet Causing Kids Harm: Report

Media in general is boosting rates of obesity, other woes, experts say

11/12/2008
Most Single Adults Not Using Condoms

British study finds less than half of people in 30s, 40s use them when with a new partner

10/31/2008
Almost Half of Women Have Sexual Problems

But study found only 12% are upset about it

10/22/2008
Sexual Dysfunction Common a Year After Major Trauma

Rate double that for healthy patients, regardless of gender, site of injury, study says

9/12/2008
Sleep Apnea May Cause Erectile Dysfunction

Condition may persist, but mouse research shows drug restores oxygen, sexual functioning

9/11/2008
HIV Infection Rate for Young Black Men 'Alarming:' CDC

Prevention efforts must be targeted to racial and ethnic groups, agency says

8/22/2008
HRT After Menopause Reduces Symptoms

It reduced problems with sleep, sexual functioning and hot flashes, study finds

8/11/2008
Married Folks Still the Healthiest

But long-time bachelors are making gains, study finds

7/22/2008
Viagra May Boost Female Libido in Some Cases

Study suggests sildenafil may reduce sexual dysfunction for women taking antidepressants

7/3/2008
Lots of Sex May Prevent Erectile Dysfunction

It's the 'use it or lose it' principle at work, one expert says

6/26/2008
'Troubling' Rise in HIV Among Young Gay Men: CDC

New numbers show sharpest increase is among young black males

6/19/2008
Herpes Suppression May Not Prevent HIV Infection

Study with antiviral aciclovir shows no added benefit

6/16/2008
Gay Men, Straight Women Have Similar Brains

Scans also showed similarities between lesbians, straight men

6/15/2008
ED an Indicator of Men's Health

Dysfunction could be the 'portal' to heart problems, vascular disease, type 2 diabetes, study says

4/14/2008
Testosterone Spray Improves Sexual Satisfaction in Women

Placebo did same, so expert says treat problems with conventional therapy

4/10/2008
Postmenopausal Women's Sexual Dissatisfaction Not Linked to Heart Troubles

Study did see modest tie between displeasure, peripheral artery disease

3/24/2008
Sex Ed Can Help Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Study also suggests it won't boost sexual activity among youth

3/20/2008
Monkey Brain Gives Clues to Human Interaction

Neurological responses to sexual, social cues may mimic those of people, scientists say

12/20/2007
Sex Ed Does Delay Teen Sex: CDC

Classes impact boys more than girls, national survey finds

12/5/2007
Newly HIV-Infected Gay Men Select Other Infected Partners

Study finds men engaging in unprotected sex, but with those already carrying the virus

11/30/2007
Female Mammals May Select Out Competing Sperm

There's new evidence that the reproductive tract favors one mate over another

11/26/2007
Prostate Cancer Treatments Often Compound Existing Health Problems

Many patients getting therapies that are not the best for them, study says

11/16/2007
Early Sexual Activity May Curb Teen Delinquency

'Surprising' results run counter to conventional wisdom, U.S. researchers say

11/13/2007
U.S. Chlamydia Infections Hit All-Time High

Million-plus cases reported, as gonorrhea, syphilis rates rise for 2nd year in a row, CDC says

10/30/2007
High Dose Radiation for Prostate Cancer Won't Raise Sexual Dysfunction

Technology ups treatment effectiveness without boosting this side effect, study finds

10/29/2007
Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Won't Affect Sexual Function

New high-dose technology targets tumor tissue, experts say

10/26/2007
Hospital Romance May Largely Be Fiction

Life on the ward doesn't match plots of steamy novels, one doctor says

10/25/2007
Worm Study Points to Sexuality's Origins

Scientists tweaked genes to switch the wrigglers' orientation

9/17/2007
Transsexuals Can Benefit From Nose Reshaping

These surgeries enhance male-to-female transitions, study finds

9/13/2007
Number of Partners Doesn't Explain Gay HIV Rate

Gay, straight men equally prone to unprotected sex, research shows

9/13/2007
1 in 4 Men Over 30 Has Low Testosterone

But symptoms linked to low levels are much rarer, study finds

9/13/2007
Cialis Eases Erectile Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury

Sexual difficulties are common for these injured men, researchers note

9/6/2007
Women's Beauty, Men's Wealth Key to Romance: Study

Speed-dating data suggests old criteria still hold sway

8/22/2007
Many Older Americans Have Active Sex Lives

'Landmark' study finds only modest declines, right up through the 80s

8/13/2007
Marriage-Minded Women Focus on Men's Faces

Macho looks are less appealing than softer features, study finds

7/27/2007
Female Cancer Survivors Lack Frank Sex Talk From Docs

2 of 3 women say physicians never counseled them on disease's impact on romance

6/14/2007
Single, Free, But Not So Healthy?

Married life often means longer life, especially for men, studies find

6/3/2007
Gene Therapy Reverses Erectile Dysfunction in Rats

If successful in humans, it could be first long-term, non-drug solution to the problem, scientists say

6/1/2007
Sex While Asleep Not Just Dreamed Up

People who engage in 'sleepsex' are unaware of their actions, sleep-disorder experts report

5/21/2007
Female Urinary Incontinence Surgeries Go Head-to-Head

Trial finds 'sling' procedure gives better results, but has higher complication rate

5/17/2007
Friends Are Key to Teens' Views on Sex

Young Americans also seek out like-minded companions, study finds

5/1/2007
Testosterone Cream Did Not Boost Libido in Female Cancer Survivors

Lack of effectiveness may have been due to low estrogen levels among women, study finds