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January 20, 2015
Survey of Literature to be published in Sexual Medicine: Open Access
October 17, 2014
ISSM Members have elected persons for the vacant positions at the ISSM Board of Directors
October 15, 2014
The ISSM Zorgniotti-Newman Prize, ISSM Emil Tanagho Prize, Best Abstract Prize Male and Best Abstract Prize Female have been awarded.
September 25, 2014
Social Media Editors - Journal of Sexual Medicine
August 27, 2014
Official Notice: ISSM Biennial Business Meeting of Members
August 21, 2014
Limited Time Only: ISSM Members pay only $100 to publish in Sexual Medicine!
July 14, 2014
Call for Applications Editor-in-Chief Sexual Medicine Reviews
July 10, 2014
ISSM Prizes: Submit your paper by 1 August 2014
July 7, 2014
History of ISSM and Humor in Sexual Medicine session at ISSM/SLAMS meeting, Sao Paulo
June 19, 2014
John Mulhall To Become Editor-In-Chief of the JSM
June 5, 2014
Abstract deadline extended until 24 June 2014
May 28, 2014
New Insights into Premature Ejaculation Could Lead to Better Diagnosis and Treatment
May 13, 2014
Call for Nominations 2014 - ISSM Board of Directors, during business meeting October 10th, Sao Paulo, Brazil
April 17, 2014
The ISSM announces 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
February 23, 2015
Resveratrol and quercetin can relax arteries by activating the nitric oxide (NO)/soluble guanylyl cyclase (sGC) pathway. Resveratrol and quercetin can also reduce oxidative stress. Given these qualities, the two polyphenols could be helpful in treating erectile dysfunction (ED).
January 19, 2015
In this study, the researchers questioned whether levels of circulating androgens (including ADT-G) and 17b-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase activity would correlate with sexual desire in women overall and at certain life stages.
November 12, 2011
While pelvic examinations (PEs) are important for women’s gynecological health, many patients approach them with anxiety and distress. These feelings may stem from past negative experiences with PEs.
Recent Sex Health Headlines
March 2, 2015
Physical and personal control problems, which may include sexual issues, are among the “unmet needs” of cancer survivors, according to a new study by American scientists.
November 10, 2011
Using malleable penile implants is an effective way to treat refractory ischemic priapism (RIP), American researchers say. It is also a less expensive approach that requires fewer hospital resources.
November 13, 2011
New research suggests that pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME) could alleviate sexual problems for women with urinary incontinence.