Patient Education

Patient Education

Patient Education (Feed from News

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Makes Recommendations on Prostate Cancer Screening

Men between the ages of 55 and 69 should “make an individual decision” about PSA testing for prostate cancer, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

Sex Aids Not Always Available at Cancer Centers

Cancer survivors can face a number of sexual issues after treatment, but most cancer centers don’t carry aids that could help them, according to a recent survey.

Daily Flibanserin “Generally Safe” for Some Postmenopausal Women, Study Finds

Flibanserin, a drug used to treat low sexual desire, is “generally safe and well-tolerated” for both premenopausal and naturally postmenopausal women, according to trial results published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Blog

Do Orgasms Change Over Time?

Like many aspects of sex, orgasms are always changing. While it can be frustrating to see the intensity of orgasms wane, there are many reasons why it happens, and some of these problems have simple solutions.

Taking ED Drugs? Watch What You Eat and Drink

Sometimes, foods and beverages affect the way Erectile Dysfunction (ED) drugs work.

Communication, Sexual Self-Esteem Important for Women’s Orgasms

More results from a study about women's orgasms: partners, communication, self-esteem, multiple orgasms, and more. Did You Know?

Are Synthetic Cannabinoids and Other Drugs Linked to Long-Term Erections?

A 28-year-old man had an erection for 58 hours after using synthetic cannabinoids, according to a recent Andrologia case study

For Women, Meditation Could Have Sexual Benefits

New research suggests that women who meditate could have better sexual function than those who don’t.

Sex and the Senses in Older Adults

Sensory function can start to decline as we get older. We might become hard of hearing, or have trouble seeing as well as we used to. Do these changes affect sexual activity?