Research summaries from the International Society of Sexual Medicine.
In this study, researchers examined breast cancer incidence in transsexual people who were taking cross-sex hormones. This treatment, along with surgery, allows patients to transition to the opposite sex, one to which they feel they belong.
A common condition, erectile dysfunction (ED) affects men psychologically and emotionally as well as physically. Research has shown that men with ED are not as happy in their romantic relationships when compared to men without ED. In addition, sexual dysfunction tends to be more prevalent among women whose partners have ED.
When couples become parents, a number of adjustments are made, including a sexual compromise. Past research has focused mainly on the new mothers, but the dynamics between the mother and her partner plays a role in sexual feelings and activities. This study examines postpartum sexuality in the couple per se.