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How Does Mode of Childbirth Affect Postpartum Sexuality?

After childbirth, women may experience physical changes that can affect their genital response during sex. However, those changes may not affect their subjective assessment of sex, according to recent research in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. It is thought that vaginal delivery could damage autonomic pelvic nerves and that this damage could impair genital response. […]

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Bariatric Surgery Could Improve Female Sexual Function

Bariatric surgery might be linked to improved sexual function in obese women, according to new research in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Many women with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 kg/m2 have pelvic floor disorders (such as pelvic organ prolapse) as well as urinary and anal incontinence. Sexual function may be affected […]

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Temporary Fillers an Option for Men with Small Penis Syndrome

Injections of hyaluronic acid (HA) and polylactic acid (PLA) temporarily increased penile girth in men with small penis syndrome (SPS), according to a new Journal of Sexual Medicine study. The effects lasted for the study’s 24-week duration, and no study participants experienced serious adverse events, researchers said. Many participants reported decreased levels of psychological distress. […]

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Could Mindfulness Improve Orgasm?

New research suggests that adding mindfulness to video-based cognitive behavioral therapy could benefit women with orgasm difficulties. The study, published online last month in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, compared two video-based approaches that women could administer for themselves at home. Anorgasmia (orgasmic disorder) is the second most common sexual complaint among women, affecting about […]

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In Transgender Individuals, Sexual Distress May Decrease With Hormone Therapy

Hormone therapy might reduce sexual distress in transgender people who have not had gender-affirming surgery, according to a recent study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Until now, there was little research investigating sexual distress in transgender patients who had not had surgery. The study had a cross-sectional component and a prospective component. The cross-sectional […]

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More Research Needed on Stem Cell Therapy for ED

Scientists have investigated stem cell therapy for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED), but few studies have focused on human subjects. A recent review paper in Sexual Medicine Reviews discusses human trials and stresses the need for more research. Stem cell therapy, along with shockwave therapy and injectable platelet-rich plasma, is a restorative approach. Its […]

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Sex-Related, Non-Natural Deaths: An Overview

Scientists have found that non-natural deaths associated with sexual activity occur in a variety of scenarios, experts report. Their recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study provided an overview of such deaths in Germany. “These cases are not limited to autoerotic fatalities or sexual homicides and seem to be much more complex than natural deaths connected […]

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Study: Only 49% of Women Tell Partners Sex is Painful

Many women don’t tell their partners when sex is painful, suggests a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study. When asked why, many feel that pain is just a normal part of sex or that their partner’s pleasure is the priority. Using data from the U.S.-based 2018 National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior, researchers identified […]

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Testicular Implant Techniques Have Changed For Transgender Men

Procedures for testicular prosthesis implantation in transgender men have changed over time, scientists report in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. During gender affirmation surgery, transgender men generally undergo phalloplasty (surgical creation of a penis using tissue from elsewhere in the body) or metoidioplasty (creation of a penis from the clitoris, which enlarges during previous testosterone […]

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Forced Sexual Initiation Associated with Poor Health Outcomes in Women

Experts estimate that over 3.3 million women in the United States are forced or coerced into their first sexual experience, according to a recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine. These women also have higher rates of reproductive, gynecologic, and general health issues later, the authors said. The findings are based on data from 13,310 women […]

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