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Elsevier Announces Impact Factor for Sexual Medicine

June 24, 2016

Elsevier has announced the release of the first impact factor for Sexual Medicine, the ISSM’s open access journal. The journal’s 2015 impact factor is 1.188.

ISSM “2 for 1” membership promotion - specifically for NEW members from China

May 1, 2016

ISSM "2 for 1” membership promotion - specifically for NEW members from China

In Memoriam: Dr. Graham Jackson

April 28, 2016

In Memoriam: Dr Graham Jackson

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Recent Research Summaries

Study: Tadalafil Recommended for Men with ED and BPH/LUTS, Regardless of Total Testosterone Levels

May 30, 2016

The study investigated whether baseline hormone levels play a role in sexual response to the PDE5i tadalafil in men with LUTS-BPH and ED. The researchers concluded that baseline total testosterone levels do not impact the response of tadalafil in these men.

Erectile Function in Men Following Radical Prostatectomy for High-Risk Prostate Cancer

April 25, 2016

This study aimed to determine how well the erectile function of men with HRPC returned to baseline after undergoing robotic radical prostatectomy (RRP). It also considered the factors affecting erectile function after RRP in this population and offers recommendations for clinicians.

Melatonin Improves Erectile Function in Rats With Chronic Lower Body Ischemia

March 28, 2016

This study investigates whether treatment with melatonin can reduce damage and improve function in rats with chronic lower body ischemia-induced ED.

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Recent Sex Health Headlines

Therapy May Offer Safe Approach for Penile Implant Infections – Experts Urge Caution However

June 27, 2016

Men who develop infections related to penile implant surgery may benefit from conservative antibiotic therapy, according to new research published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

Age, Causes of Infertility Impact Women’s Sexual Health

June 20, 2016

Recently, a group of American scientists studied the sexual impact of infertility on women and discovered that age and cause of infertility are important factors to consider.

Water Vapor Thermal Therapy Can Preserve Sexual Function While Treating BPH-LUTS

June 13, 2016

Convective water vapor thermal therapy may be a viable treatment for men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) who suffer from lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), new research suggests.

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