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Study Explores Explicit and Implicit Assessments of Nonheterosexuality and Androphilia

Implicit measurements of sexual preferences among men yield different results than explicit ones, according to a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study.

How common is it for cancer treatment to affect sexual health?

How common is it for cancer treatment to affect sexual health?

It’s very common. In fact, almost 9 in 10 cancer survivors experience sexual difficulties as a result of their cancer treatment, according to the results of a study presented in 2020 at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

Lifelong Vaginismus is a “Couple Problem,” Researchers Say

The affective temperaments of men and women can affect experiences with lifelong vaginismus (LLV), according to new research in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

Is BMI related to sexual dysfunction?

Is BMI related to sexual dysfunction?

Yes, people with a higher BMI are more likely to have sexual problems.

Orgasm Consistency: How Does It Affect Satisfaction?

Women’s orgasms consistency appears to have a curvilinear relationship with sexual and relational satisfaction, while men’s consistency has a linear association, a recent study reports.

Priapism Duration and History are Risk Factors for Shunting

Risk Factors for Surgical Shunting in a Large Cohort With Ischemic Priapism

Hanson Zhao MD; Kai Dallas MD; John Masterson MD; Eric Lo BA; Justin Houman MD; Carl Berdahl MD, MS; Joshua Pevnick MD; Jennifer T. Anger MD, MPH

Study Examines Sexual Health of HIV-Positive Men on ART

Approximately one-third of HIV-positive men on stable antiretroviral therapy (ART) experience sexual problems, according to a new study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. 

What does it mean to be pansexual?

What does it mean to be pansexual?

The term pansexual is generally used to describe someone who can be attracted to someone of any gender or identity.

Sexual Violence Linked to Sexual Distress in Pregnant Women

Approximately 1 in 10 pregnant women in Turkey experience sexual violence from their partner or spouse during their pregnancy, a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study reports.

What is the difference between transsexual and transgender?

Sex and gender can be considered in biological and cultural ways. Biological sex refers to a person’s anatomy. Typically, a biological male has a penis and testes. A biological female has a vagina and ovaries.


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