Tag: "sexual" at medical news
New insight into potential cause of sexual dysfunction in women
...instein College of Medicine have found that female sexual
dysfunction (FSD) affects 48.2 percent of women in...ation in the clitoris, which increased the risk of sexual
dysfunction. "There is a paucity of data available on FSD and this study brings attention to the p...
Recreational use of an erectile dysfunction drug can be risky for some
...s mixed Sildenafil with other drugs to enhance the sexual
experience. One study reported that 36% of all Sildenafil users combined its use with other drugs, including methamphetamines (23%), ecstasy (18%), poppers (15%), ketamine (11%), and GHB (8%). A study among MSM seeking STD clinic services in San Fran...
Better screening for sexual and physical abuse could improve the health of minority adolescent women
...n Antonio, these adolescents reported a history of sexual
and physical abuse, and many barriers to health care. This places abused minority adolescents with STD at even higher risk of pelvic inflammatory disease and HIV/STD. Adverse long term effects of pelvic inflammatory disease include chronic pain and...
New information on reproductive health in St Petersburg
...f unreliable contraceptives, despite the fact that sexual
education reaches out to young people better than ...ocial change is especially evident from the active sexual
behaviour among young men. The Reproductive Health and Fertility Patterns research consortium (REFER...
Johns Hopkins study shows home test kits highly effective against sexually transmitted diseases
...th a safe and effective means for protecting their sexual
reproductive health," says study lead investigator and infectious disease specialist Charlotte Gaydos, M.S., Dr.P.H., associate professor of medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. "The Internet is how the current generation doe...
Johns Hopkins team finds 'ancestral' hepatitis-C virus at the root of evolution in infections
...to her baby during birth, and occasionally through sexual
exposure. Symptoms of hepatitis C may not appear for years after infection, and diagnosis must be confirmed by blood tests. However, in addition to liver inflammation and tumors, earlier signs of infection are persistent flulike symptoms, including...
Johns Hopkins AIDS expert says global strategy needed to combat 'feminization' of HIV/AIDS
...ultural factors as their relative lack of power in sexual
relationships, widespread poverty, policies that deny women an education and tolerance of violence against women. Excessive biological vulnerability to HIV among young women, although not fully understood, is believed to be due to an immature genital...
New data show low testosterone more likely in men with diabetes
...dy, which screened more than 2,000 men, also found sexual
dysfunction to be the most common symptom experien...ased ability/frequency to perform sexually, making sexual
dysfunction one of the most common low T symptoms among this group. The research was supported by ...
Tough child support laws deter single men from becoming dads
...enefits -- focus on the mothers. "Decisions about sexual
intercourse and marriage involve two people," Garfinkel said. "But research and policy debates have largely failed to recognize men's role in childbearing and how government policies may influence their behavior." Plotnick, Garfinkel, and co-authors...
High rates of sexually transmitted infections found in young drug users
... users we recruited, which indicates the extent of sexual
risk behaviors among both of these populations. No...heroin and/or crack users are rarely the target of sexual
or drug risk reduction interventions. Sexually transmitted infection prevention and treatment progra...
Changing sexual behaviour in the UK
...past half-century has seen distinct changes in our sexual
behaviour, and these changes have been considerabl...ellings observes a series of significant trends in sexual
activity: There has been a progressive reduction in the age at which sexual
intercourse first tak...
Seven deadly sins: A new look at society through an old lens
...life: religious conflict, rage in kids and adults, sexual
behaviour, corporate greed, binge drinking, rising...heir contemporaries with partners. LUST Changing sexual
behaviour in the UK Professor Kaye Wellings analyses evidence from the National Survey of Sexual At...
Rise in ICSI cycles suggests infertility could be affecting more men than women
...ubal problems in women, probably because of better sexual
protection due to the risk of AIDS during the last 15 years. But male subfertility seems to be increasing. Perhaps the data on declining sperm quality are true, and maybe environmental factors are playing an increasing role as the planet becomes mo...
Vascular disease most common cause of male erectile dysfunction
...d a unique clinic inEngland dedicated to providing sexual
advice to men with cardiac disease and ED, conduct...a PDE-5 inhibitor which was effective in restoring sexual
function in 85%. Importantly, there have been no adverse cardiac events in the group. "This is a hug...
Health professionals believe gender bias limits women's progression in NHS
...ender, ethnic minority backgrounds, disability and sexual
orientation. Dr Bogg said: "Women's traditional r...ere mainly of White British origin. Disability and sexual
orientation was also perceived as a barrier to career progression - 87% of disabled respondents felt...
No link found between low androgen levels and low sexual function in women
...x hormone) level was found to be predictive of low sexual
function in women, according to a study in the Jul... psychosocial and health factors contribute to low sexual
desire and arousal, it has been proposed that androgen levels are significant independent determinan...
Treatments for prostate cancer may affect employment
...complications, including incontinence, fatigue, or sexual
dysfunction, many of which may interfere with work productivity. To determine the influence of cancer treatment on employment, Cathy J. Bradley, Ph.D., of the Massey Cancer Center at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, and colleagues trac...
Men continue to have normal life after radiation for prostate cancer
.... The two most important side effects studied were sexual
and urinary function. The study reports that one ... 50 percent of the men did experience some loss of sexual
function, such as reduced desire, activity and satisfaction as well as fatigue. Although the overal...
Hepatitis C responds best to combo of ribavirin and interferon, study concludes
...to-blood contact through avariety of means such as sexual
contact, intravenous drug use and needlestick accidents. The disease progresses slowly over 10 to 30 years,causing inflammation and severe scarring of the liver. If untreated, itcan lead to liver failure, liver cancer and death. According to the Cent...
National Institutes of Health accept clinical study of Zestra(TM) for women
...ders in conditions of home use in conjunction with sexual
activities. The Zestra TM study is the only registered study to directly address women's sexual
problems. The study is a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, parallel design trial. Primar...
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