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Study Reports “No Significant Changes” in Intercourse Frequency During Pandemic’s First Months

Study Reports “No Significant Changes” in Intercourse Frequency During Pandemic’s First Months

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

An assessment of Chinese couples living together suggests that stress related to COVID-19 has not significantly changed sexual frequency, sexual quality, or emotional bonding between partners.

Men With Hyperthyroidism More Likely to Have PE, Study Suggests

Men With Hyperthyroidism More Likely to Have PE, Study Suggests

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

A recent review paper discusses the possible connection between hyperthyroidism and premature ejaculation (PE).

COVID-19: Lower Libido and Satisfaction Reported in Healthcare Workers

COVID-19: Lower Libido and Satisfaction Reported in Healthcare Workers

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the sexual function of healthcare workers in Brazil, according to a new Sexual Medicine study.

Study Examines Body Image Self-Consciousness & Its Links to Insecure Attachment and Sexual Dysfunction

Study Examines Body Image Self-Consciousness & Its Links to Insecure Attachment and Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Body image self-consciousness appears to have a “mediating role” between insecure attachment patterns and sexual dysfunction in women, according to a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study. For lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) women, the relationship may be more substantial.

Choking Is a Sex Health Concern Among U.S. College Students

Choking Is a Sex Health Concern Among U.S. College Students

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

Undergraduate students take part in a variety of sexual behaviors, but some of those activities, like choking, could be dangerous, report the authors of a new Journal of Sexual Medicine paper.

Study Analyzes Diabetes, Mental Health, and Sexual Function During COVID-19 Pandemic

Study Analyzes Diabetes, Mental Health, and Sexual Function During COVID-19 Pandemic

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health, Mental Health & Psychology

During the COVID-19 pandemic, people with type 2 diabetes who report decreased sexual function are more likely to have alexithymia, anxiety, and depression according to a recent study of Turkish subjects in Sexuality and Disability. 

Study Compares Transgender, Cisgender Brain Scans

Study Compares Transgender, Cisgender Brain Scans

Sexual Health Topics: Sexual Orientation & LGBTQIA+ Health

Transgender individuals appear to have a “unique brain phenotype” compared to their cisgender peers, according to a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study.

Sexual Fantasies and Solo Sexual Practices May Have Changed During COVID Lockdown

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

Lockdowns related to COVID-19 may have changed some sexual behaviors among young adults in the United Kingdom (UK), a recent Sexual Medicine study reports.

In Colombia, Sexual Dysfunction Linked to Higher Rates of LUTS

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

People with sexual dysfunction should be screened for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), the results of a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study suggest.

Physical Therapy Improves Sexual Health in Gynecological Cancer Survivors

Physical Therapy Improves Sexual Health in Gynecological Cancer Survivors

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health, Cancer & Sexual Health (Oncosexology)

Dyspareunia – painful intercourse – is common in gynecological cancer survivors. However, multimodal physical therapy could offer some relief, according to the authors of a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study.

PRP Injections Could be Effective ED Treatment; More Research is Needed

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Men with mild-to-moderate erectile dysfunction (ED) may benefit from intracavernosal platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection therapy, a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study suggests.

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