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August 18, 2015
Flibanserin approved as the 1st pharmacologic treatment option for women suffering from HSDD
July 6, 2015
Press Release: ISSM’s Process of Care for the Assessment and Management of Testosterone Deficiency in Adult Men
July 2, 2015
Sexual Medicine Open Access Journal accepted for inclusion in the Science Citation Index: Expanded (SCIE)
June 30, 2015
4th ICSM a Success!
June 25, 2015
The ISSM's Testosterone Deficiency Process of Care Committee has published a new report.
June 5, 2015
A US FDA advisory panel has recommended the approval of flibanserin.
May 8, 2015
Call for Applications Editor-in-Chief Sexual Medicine Open Access Journal
March 22, 2015
The Journal of Sexual Medicine, Sexual Medicine Reviews, and Sexual Medicine to be published by Elsevier
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
August 4, 2015
Combining medication with sex therapy has not been widely studied, although past research has shown that combining approaches was more effective than medication alone. To date, no study has investigated the potential benefits of adding sex therapy to treatment with dapoxetine. In this study, the researchers hypothesized that combining dapoxetine with behavioral therapy would yield better results for men with PE than dapoxetine alone.
July 6, 2015
Past studies have shown that physical resistance training (PRT) can benefit the health of women with PCOS, but until this study, there was little research on PRT’s effects on sexual functioning.
June 8, 2015
The goal of this study was to compare the sexual and psychological aspects of PVD1 and PVD2 in premenopausal women. The researchers also wanted to learn more about the clinical implications of such a comparison.
Recent Sex Health Headlines
August 19, 2015
On August 18th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved flibanserin, a drug designed to treat acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in premenopausal women.
October 16, 2011
After analyzing data from over 20,000 men, researchers from the United States, Sweden, and the United Kingdom have concluded that erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs most likely do not cause melanoma, a form of skin cancer.
August 10, 2015
Erectile dysfunction (ED) associated with long term use of finasteride for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH – an enlarged prostate) appears to worsen, not resolve, with continued therapy, according to researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine.