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Testosterone Patches and Gels Safer Than Injections, Study Says

Testosterone injections are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular events when compared to patches and gels, according to a May report in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Accepting Pain of Provoked Vestibulodynia Might Improve Sexual Satisfaction for Both Partners

New research suggests that accepting the pain of PVD may improve sexual satisfaction for both women and their partners.

Flibanserin Update

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could be on its way to approving the female sex health drug flibanserin, if it follows the recommendations made by an advisory panel last week.

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What Happens During Orgasm?

Orgasm is a complex, mysterious process. But that hasn’t stopped scientists from trying to learn as much as they can.

Alcohol and Women’s Sexuality

How does alcohol affect women sexually?

Erections after Prostate Cancer Surgery

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is common after prostatectomy. It may take two years for full function to return, if it does.

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Penile Fracture is an Emergency

If a man fractures his penis, he should seek medical treatment immediately.

Study of Tsimane Provides Clues on Prostate Enlargement

Health data from an indigenous group in South America could help us understand the mechanisms behind prostate enlargement.

Positive Genital Self-Image is Good for Sex

Men who feel good about their genitals tend to have less sexual anxiety, according to a new study of military personnel.