All Sexual Health Headlines

Upcoming Events

Sexual Abuse Over Lifetime Can Have Cumulative Effect on Hypersexuality, Especially for Men

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

Sexual abuse at any age may predict hypersexuality in both men and women, researchers report in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. However, the association is stronger in men who have experienced abuse as children and adolescents/adults.

Meeting Partners Online Linked to Risky Sexual Behaviors

Meeting Partners Online Linked to Risky Sexual Behaviors

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health, Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases (STIs/STDs)

People who meet sexual partners online may be more likely to engage in risky sexual behaviors, according to new research in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

Bipolar Disorder: Mood Stabilizers Affect Sexual Function Differently

Bipolar Disorder: Mood Stabilizers Affect Sexual Function Differently

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

People who take mood stabilizers for bipolar disorder may experience varying degrees of sexual dysfunction depending on the protocol used, according to new research in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. 

Study Finds that Some Women Prefer Circumcised Penises

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Women tend to prefer circumcised penises over uncircumcised penises, according to a recent Sexual Medicine review article, though the authors acknowledged several limitations and recommended further research.

Hormonal Therapy Changes Facial Features in Transgender Patients, Study Finds

Sexual Health Topics: Sexual Orientation & LGBTQIA+ Health

Transgender individuals who undergo hormone therapy see changes in their facial features within the first year of treatment, according to new research in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

Penis Enlargement Surgery: Men Should Know About Complications

Penis Enlargement Surgery: Men Should Know About Complications

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Sexual Health Management & Treatments

Penis enlargement surgery can have serious complications, and men should be aware of them before undergoing any procedure, according to a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study.

Women’s Orgasm Takes Longer During Partnered Sex

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

In general, women reach orgasm more quickly during masturbation than during partnered sex, according to a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study.

Can Thyroid Treatment Solve Related Sexual Problems? Dramatic Results Possible, According to Research

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

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.

Can Sex Increase the Risk of Prostate Cancer?

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

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.

Review Discusses Safety of Sexual Activity During High-Risk Pregnancy

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

When expecting couples are facing a high-risk pregnancy, they often wonder whether sexual activity is safe. A recent review of medical literature suggests there is little published data to guide them.

Vitamin D Important for Men’s Sexual Health, Study Finds

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Medications & Sexual Health

Taking vitamin D might improve a man’s sexual health, suggests new research in the International Journal of Endocrinology.

Dapoxetine for Premature Ejaculation Has High Discontinuation Rate

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Medications & Sexual Health, Sexual Health Management & Treatments

Dapoxetine is a safe and effective treatment for premature ejaculation (PE), but it has a high discontinuation rate, according to new research.

Image

Members Only

Newsletter

ISSM Update