Sexual medicine specialists should be aware of the links between thyroid disease and sexual problems, especially since treatment of thyroid disorders often improves sexual function, researchers say. The study, published in July as an article in press for Sexual Medicine Reviews, discussed sexual dysfunction in the context of two thyroid disorders: Hypothyroidism – an underactive […]
Number of sexual partners, age at first intercourse, and ejaculation frequency appear to influence a man’s risk for prostate cancer, according to new research. The notion that sexual activity might affect prostate cancer risk has been controversial. A meta-analysis published in 2002 reported that increased ejaculation frequency and having more sexual partners were associated with […]
Cycling has been linked to genital numbness in both men and women, as well as erectile dysfunction (ED) in men. But the use of a seatpost shock absorber could be worth investigation, scientists report. As bicycles do not have shock absorbers, oscillation forces hit the perineum directly, contributing to micro-trauma and pudendal nerve palsy. This […]
When counseling married couples, health care professionals should consider the wives’ orgasm experiences, according to the authors of a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study.
Low intensity shock wave treatment (LIST) for erectile dysfunction (ED) appears to be effective in the short term, but positive results may fade over time, according to new research.
Men with erectile dysfunction (ED) should be screened for depression, and men with depression should likewise be screened for ED, a new study recommends.