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FDA Approves Intrarosa for Sexual Pain in Postmenopausal Women

Last November, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a drug called Intrarosa (prasterone) for sexual pain caused by vulvar and vaginal atrophy (VVA) due to menopause.

Heat-activated Penile Implant Could Be Available in 5 – 10 Years

Scientists have created a heat-activated penile implant that, in time, could be an additional option for men with erectile dysfunction (ED).

Radiation to Penile Bulb Might Result in Severe ED, Study Suggests

New research suggests that avoiding the penile bulb during radiation treatment might decrease ED severity.

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Sex and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

IBD can affect sex and relationships, both physically and emotionally. However, with some adjustments, patients and partners can still enjoy satisfying sex.

Treating Peyronie’s Disease Without Surgery

For some men, Peyronie’s disease can be treated nonsurgically. Recently, the American Urological Association issued new clinical guidelines on these approaches.

Manage Diabetes for Better Sexual Health

Many people don’t realize that diabetes can have a serious effect on sexual health. There’s a lot to learn about diabetes and sexual health and we’re here to help.

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FDA Issues Supplement Warnings

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced recalls for many supplements marketed to men who seek sexual enhancement.

How Might Personality Affect Sexual Function?

Recently, researchers examined how sexual sensation seeking and sexual compulsivity are involved in sexual function.

Studies Suggest Link Between ED and Gum Disease

Men with chronic gum disease (periodontitis) are more than twice as likely to have erectile dysfunction (ED) than men with healthy gums, according to a recent study in the International Journal of Impotence Research.