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April 17, 2014
The ISSM hereby has the pleasure to announce another round of call for proposals for the Zorgniotti Grants.
April 11, 2014
Just published! Volume 2: Issue 1 of 'Sexual Medicine', the ISSM’s official Open Access journal
April 2, 2014
Unique opportunity to win one of the prestigious ISSM prizes, value of USD 2500 each.
March 20, 2014
ISSM Public Policy Statement Regarding Testosterone Therapy and Cardiovascular Risks
March 9, 2014
ISSWSH now affiliated with ISSM
February 20, 2014
ISSM issues update of guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of premature ejaculation (PE)
February 18, 2014
ISSM releases evidence-based, unified definition of premature ejaculation (PE)
December 13, 2013
FDA approves first drug treatment for Peyronie’s disease
December 3, 2013
New! Introducing The Journal of Sexual Medicine for iPad®
November 14, 2013
On November 2, 2013, the ISSM Board of Directors approved the affiliation request of the South Asian Society for Sexual Medicine (SASSM).
November 7, 2013
Two important credentialing exams will take place in Istanbul on January 28, 2014!
August 22, 2013
ISSM's new Video Journal of Prosthetic Urology (VJPU) is open for submissions!
August 6, 2013
First Issue of Sexual Medicine Now Available!
July 18, 2013
The ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2013, to be held in Budapest, Hungary from October 11th till October 20th, 2013
July 7, 2013
Sign Up For ISSM Journal E-Mail Alerts
July 7, 2013
New Issue of Sexual Medicine Reviews Now Available
June 19, 2013
App and Mobile Website - ISSM/ESSM Symposium Berlin
April 26, 2013
ISSM introduces a new quarterly journal called 'Sexual Medicine Reviews'.
March 21, 2013
Intl Symposium on Prostate, Androgens and Men’s Sexual Health - Deadline early registration fees: 3 April
March 11, 2013
Webcasts from First Latin American Men's Health Forum
February 5, 2013
Intl Symposium on Prostate, Androgens and Men’s Sexual Health - call for abstracts: deadline 1 March
January 10, 2013
ISSM introduces a new official open access publication called 'Sexual Medicine'.
December 10, 2012
14 hours of CME credits for the Intl Symposium on Prostate, Androgens and Men’s Sexual Health
November 25, 2012
Peyronie's Surgery Survey
November 8, 2012
Call for Applications for Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Sexual Medicine (JSM)
November 6, 2012
ISSM Symposium at 32nd SIU Congress in Fukuoka, Japan
November 5, 2012
Videoclip World Meeting on Sexual Medicine 2012
September 30, 2012
Gold for Luca Incrocci, ISSM Treasurer
September 20, 2012
Newsletters of the First Latin America Men's Health Forum
September 12, 2012
Expressions of interest in committee membership are invited from members.
September 3, 2012
2012 Prize Winners announced during the World Meeting on Sexual Medicine
September 3, 2012
Elections ISSM Board of Directors
August 16, 2012
The complete program of the World Meeting on Sexual Medicine is available on an app!
July 19, 2012
A maximum of 22.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for the World Meeting on Sexual Medicine 2012
April 18, 2012
ISSM Public Policy Statement on Female Genital Cutting
March 19, 2012
The ISSM is now tweeting daily under the handle @ISSM_INFO.
March 16, 2012
One new feature of the ISSM's redesigned website is a Q & A section
March 15, 2012
New ISSM website adds features and enhancements
January 1, 2012
The ISSM is pleased to announce that the Middle East Society for Sexual Medicine (MESSM) has become an affiliated society.
Recent Research Summaries
April 11, 2014
Some young men have weaker masturbatory erections with no sexual intercourse (WME-NS). Many professionals believe ED in younger men is psychogenic and do not investigate other risk factors. This study aimed to determine whether underlying risk factors exist in men with WME-NS and whether such risk factors are similar to those of men with identified ED.
March 10, 2014
Insufficient privacy during sex is one of the most common issues that can interfere with a couple’s intimacy and sexual function. For example, lack of privacy may be an issue for young people who live with their parents or with roommates. It can also affect parents who have children at home. Assessments of sexual function do not usually include items on sexual privacy. This study examined the issue in a large sample of men who were consulting for sexual dysfunction.
February 2, 2014
The present study is a meta-analysis focusing on the safety and efficacy of ospemifene to treat dyspareunia associated with postmenopausal vulvar and vaginal atrophy (VVA).
Recent Sex Health Headlines
April 14, 2014
Brazilian researchers have analyzed three different topical treatments for vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women. They found that certain preparations containing estrogen, testosterone, or polyacrylic acid improved sexual function when compared to a placebo lubricant.
April 7, 2014
Sexual side effects from surgical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and associated lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are “underappreciated by urologists,” experts say. Yet, these side effects are important factors when patients consider treatments.
December 31, 2011
Lubricant use is common among American women, especially during partnered intercourse and sexual play, researchers have found.