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FDA Approves Drug to Treat Low Sexual Desire in Women

On August 18th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved flibanserin, a drug developed to treat HSDD in premenopausal women.

Fewer Men Receiving Penile Implants

Penile implants are becoming a less popular treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a new study.

Study: Chances Are, ED Drugs Don’t Cause Melanoma

Erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs like Viagra, Levitra, and Cialis probably don’t cause melanoma, a form of skin cancer, according to a recent study

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What Should I Know About Addyi?

It’s the first drug designed to treat acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD).

ISSM Issues Testosterone Deficiency Guidelines

Last month, the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) issued a “Process of Care for the Assessment and Management of Testosterone Deficiency in Adult Men.”

Neuropathy a Common Cause of ED

The medical term for nerve damage is neuropathy. The type of neuropathy associated with erectile dysfunction (ED) is called peripheral neuropathy.

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Sex and Ureteral Stones

For men, having sex three to four times a week could help ureteral stones pass, according to new research.

Men with Gout More Likely to Have ED

Having gout raises a man’s risk for erectile dysfunction (ED).

Tramadol May Be Effective for Men with Premature Ejaculation

A painkiller called tramadol may help men with premature ejaculation (PE) “last” longer during vaginal intercourse, according to a new study.