Depression in Men: It Looks Different Than You Might Think
There is a big emphasis in our society on men being strong and tough. They should be able to handle anything and shouldn’t struggle with emotions and feelings. They just tough it out and power through. The only problem with that is, it isn’t true. Men can’t just power through anything and the belief that you should be able to is putting you in a bad situation. When it comes to depression women are more likely to be diagnosed, but does that mean that men don’t struggle with it too?  It’s true that depression is more prevalent in women, however, that doesn’t mean t...
Source: Psych Central - December 7, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Julie K. Jones, Ph.D., LPC Tags: Bipolar Depression Men's Issues Stigma Stress Gender Differences Source Type: news

Psychosexual correlates of unwanted sexual experiences in women consulting for female sexual dysfunction according to their timing across the life span - Maseroli E, Scavello I, Campone B, Di Stasi V, Cipriani S, Felciai F, Camartini V, Magini A, Castellini G, Ricca V, Maggi M, Vignozzi L.
BACKGROUND: Comparative data on the psychopathologic and sexual correlates of unwanted sexual experiences (USEs) occurring during childhood, adolescence, or adult life are lacking. AIM: To investigate the prevalence of USEs in a setting of female s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psoriasis Associated With Sexual Dysfunction Psoriasis Associated With Sexual Dysfunction
People with psoriasis may be at increased risk of sexual dysfunction, particularly when they also suffer from mood disorders or arthritis, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Psoriasis associated with sexual dysfunction
(Reuters Health) - People with psoriasis may be at increased risk of sexual dysfunction, particularly when they also suffer from mood disorders or arthritis, a research review suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Phobic anxiety is linked to sexuality issues in women who are breast cancer survivors
(University of C ó rdoba) A University of Cordoba research project reveals that mental well-being is a determining factor in sexual dysfunction in women affected by this kind of cancer. Psychological variables are determining factors in sexuality development. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Sexual Dysfunction Overlooked in Men With Lupus Sexual Dysfunction Overlooked in Men With Lupus
Lupus is uncommon in men and physicians could be missing opportunities to ask about sexual function during office visits.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Psoriasis Tied to Increased Risk for Sexual Health Issues
(MedPage Today) -- Psoriasis may contribute to the onset of sexual dysfunction, ED (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 16, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

C-Sections Have Nearly Doubled Since 2000. That Isn ’t Necessarily A Good Thing
Nearly twice as many babies were born via caesarean sections (C-sections) in 2015 as in 2000, a new report says. Almost 30 million C-sections were performed globally in 2015, accounting for 21% of all live births, according to World Health Organization and UNICEF data published Thursday in the Lancet. In 2000, 16 million babies were delivered by C-section, accounting for 12% of live births. The uptick in C-sections — and the persistent disparities in where they’re performed — points to two connected trends, the authors write. On one hand, the growth signifies that more women are giving birth under medical...
Source: TIME: Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime maternal health Source Type: news

Porn's unspoken issue of sexual dysfunction
The findings from the University of Miami are the first to assess the sexual function of women in the adult entertainment industry. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Porn's unspoken issue of female sexual dysfunction
The findings from the University of Miami are the first to assess the sexual function of women in the adult entertainment industry. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Getting relief from sexual dysfunction and incontinence caused by menopause
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Microablative fractional CO2 lasers are energy-based devices designed to help manage troublesome menopause symptoms such as painful sex, dryness, itching/burning, urinary frequency, and incontinence. Although there is ongoing debate regarding the safety and effectiveness of vaginal laser surgery, a new study suggests that it may be effective, especially after multiple treatments. Study results are published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

An Ayurvedic medicine is proven to elevate sperm count and help with male sexual dysfunction
(Natural News) Couples trying to conceive a child are often shocked and discouraged when they are told that a potential cause to their infertility is a low sperm count in the man. It is estimated that difficulties with sperm number and their quality contribute to around half of all fertility problems. This is often a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sexual function: Electrode stimulation helps women orgasm
A new study reveals that nerve stimulation usually applied to treat bladder problems can also help women resolve sexual dysfunction and reach orgasm again. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Nerve stimulation may be effective against female sexual dysfunction
Neuromodulation treatments used to treat bladder dysfunction might improve sexual function among women, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simple nerve stimulation may improve sexual response in women
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Electrodes aren't the first thing most people think of when it comes to achieving sexual arousal. But if the results of a pilot study are any indication, that may soon change. Michigan Medicine researchers find that a treatment typically used for overactive bladder may also be effective for female sexual dysfunction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Urologic Complications Common in Type 1 Diabetes Urologic Complications Common in Type 1 Diabetes
About two thirds of men and women living with type 1 diabetes for several decades report lower urinary tract symptoms, sexual dysfunction, and other urologic problems.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Steam treatment for enlarged prostate approved for use on NHS
Transurethral water vapour ablation may cause less sexual dysfunction than current surgical options as it is less invasive Related items fromOnMedica JCVI recommends universal HPV vaccination Genetic risk model could guide prostate cancer screening Some doctors misunderstand smear test says GP UK facing sperm donor crisis Men with highly active jobs tend to die earlier than men with inactive jobs (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 22, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Counseling Needed for Pediatric Patients With Impaired Fertility
Report outlines recommendations for counseling of those at risk for sexual dysfunction, fertility issues (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 16, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Vaginal Rejuvenation Manufacturers Land in Hot Water with FDA
 Back in February, MD+DI got the low down from an obstetrics and gynecologist specialist in Lubbock, TX on a new vaginal rejuvenation device that her patients have been raving about.  Now it seems the manufacturer of that particular device, along with other companies selling laser- or energy-based devices for vaginal rejuvenation failed to get FDA's blessing. "We've recently become aware of a growing number of manufacturers marketing 'vaginal rejuvenation' devices to women and claiming these procedures will treat conditions and symptoms related to menopause, urinary incontinence, or...
Source: MDDI - August 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Prediabetes Linked With Sexual Dysfunction in Men Prediabetes Linked With Sexual Dysfunction in Men
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Mad honey intoxication: a systematic review - Silici S.
Mad honey, produced by honeybees from the nectars of Rhododendron flowers, is widely used in indigenous medicine, especially in the treatment of hypertension and sexual dysfunction. However, the consumption of this honey can result in intoxication soon aft... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Boston Scientific-backed gBeta accelerator picks 6 new startups
Minneapolis-based, Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) backed medtech accelerator Gener8tor announced six new entrants into its summer gBeta Medtech program last Wednesday, according to a MinneInno report. The gBeta accelerator, which is also supported by the Medical Alley Association, the University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic, will host the six companies in a free, seven-week long session. The program is designed to aid the startups in gaining insight on product development and customer traction and establishing metrics to seek selection into full-time accelerators or for finding seed investors, according to the repor...
Source: Mass Device - July 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Research & Development Boston Scientific Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Drugs alone won't fix our epidemic of depression | James S Gordon
To fight a rising tide of depression and suicide, psychiatrists need to do more than just fill patients up with pillsThe New York Times recently published an important investigative reportshining a long-overdue light on the painful, sometimes disabling experience of withdrawing from antidepressants – drugs that millions of Americans have been taking, sometimes for decadesThe recent deaths ofKate Spade andAnthony Bourdain threw into stark relief the human toll that depression can take. But the problem is complex, with multiple factors. We are seeing a striking increase in the number of Americans diagnosed with depress...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: James S Gordon Tags: Depression Science Mental health Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of chronic prostatitis
Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate that can cause pain, sexual dysfunction, and urination issues. Chronic prostatitis might last for more than 3 months. Possible causes include bacterial infections and damage to the nerves or muscles in the pelvic area. Treatment often involves antibiotics. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Sexual health in the French military: a multidimensional and gendered perspective - Duron S, Bohet A, Panjo H, Bajos N, Migliani R, Marimoutou C, Le Strat Y, Meynard JB, Moreau C.
This study aims to estimate the prevalence of sexual health concerns by g... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Polyvictimization and the associations between poor self-perceived health, dissatisfaction with life, and sexual dysfunction among women in Estonia - Lippus H, Laanpere M, Part K, Ringmets I, Karro H.
The severe impact of different forms of violence on health has been demonstrated in a substantial number of studies. At the same time, it has been acknowledged that different forms of violence tend to co-occur, such that many survivors of violence have bee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction means increased risk for heart disease, regardless of other risk factors
(American Heart Association) Men with erectile dysfunction are at greater risk for heart attacks, strokes and sudden cardiac death. New study provides strongest link to date between sexual dysfunction and cardiovascular risk. Erectile dysfunction can be an important factor for physicians in gauging cardiovascular risk. Men with erectile dysfunction warrant further testing and more aggressive management of cardiovascular risk factors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Doctors Don't Always Explain Sexual Side Effects of Prostate Tx Doctors Don't Always Explain Sexual Side Effects of Prostate Tx
Medications that treat lower urinary tract symptoms and enlarged prostates may cause sexual dysfunction, but some urologists don't discuss this with patients, according to a survey of doctors.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Doctors don't always explain sexual side effects of prostate treatments
(Reuters Health) - Medications that treat lower urinary tract symptoms and enlarged prostates may cause sexual dysfunction, but some urologists don't discuss this with patients, according to a survey of doctors. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Abuse, cancer and sexual dysfunction in women: a potentially vicious cycle - Lees BF, Stewart TP, Rash JK, Baron SR, Lindau ST, Kushner DM.
More than 30% of women have a history of abuse. Women with cancer may be at substantially increased risk for abuse, but this issue is rarely discussed in the course of oncology care. Women with a history of abuse who present for cancer care commonly have a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Women who cycle have better sex lives (but are more prone to UTIs)
Female cyclists can rest assured that riding their bikes does not cause sexual dysfunction, according to new University of California, San Francisco research, though it may cause UTIs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Despite Need, Cancer Centers Don't Stock Sex Aids Despite Need, Cancer Centers Don't Stock Sex Aids
Low availability of therapeutic sexual aids at NCI-designated cancer centers limits patients'ability to deal with sexual dysfunction in a timely way.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Viveve closes $32m offering
Viveve (NSDQ:VIVE) said today it closed a $32.4 million offering with funds slated to support continued research and development and commercialization of its products. The Englewood, Colo.-based company said it sold a total of 11.5 million shares of stock at $3 per share, including shares sold during the full exercise of an underwriters option to purchase additional shares. The total amount raised in the round was $32.4 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions, Viveve said. Net proceeds from the offering will support product commercialization, clinical research and development, for working capit...
Source: Mass Device - February 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Funding Roundup Viveve Source Type: news

Sexual pain
One woman's story of a decade of wrongly diagnosed sexual pain has inspired a play - and with it, the hope that other women with sexual dysfunction can be helped. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viveve prices upcoming $30m offering
Viveve (NSDQ:VIVE) today priced an upcoming offering, looking to raise approximately $30 million to support continued clinical research and development and commercialization of its products. The Englewood, Colo.-based company said it will look to offer a total of 10 million shares in the round at $3 per share in the offering. The offering also includes a 30-day option to purchase an additional 1.5 million shares at the public offering price, bringing the total possible for the round up to $34.5 million, according to a press release. The company said it expects the offering to close around Feb. 12, and that procee...
Source: Mass Device - February 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Funding Roundup Viveve Medical Source Type: news

Woman poisoned after eating hallucinogenic 'mad honey'
Mad honey is a speciality in the Black Sea area of Turkey and has been used for hundreds of years in the belief it can help treat diabetes and sexual dysfunction. (stock) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The impact of severe mental disorders and psychotropic medications on sexual health and its implications for clinical management - Montejo AL, Montejo L, Baldwin DS.
Sexual dysfunction often accompanies severe psychiatric illness and can be due to both the mental disorder itself and the use of psychotropic treatments. Many sexual symptoms resolve as the mental state improves, but treatment-related sexual adverse events... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Young adults report differing sexual effects from alcohol, marijuana, and ecstasy
(New York University) Alcohol, marijuana, and ecstasy each have very different sexual effects, from attraction and desire to sensitivity to sexual dysfunction, finds a study by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU Meyers College of Nursing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: ED and vaginal dryness a shock sign of condition
DIABETES symptoms include weight loss, feeling very thirsty, and fatigue. But, sexual dysfunction could also be a sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After the diagnosis: How cancer affects sexual functioning
(University of Houston) A cancer diagnosis disrupts a person's life in many ways, including sexually. A study led by the University of Houston found that more than half of young cancer patients reported problems with sexual function, with the probability of reporting sexual dysfunction increasing over time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Viveve touts sub-analysis results from Viveve system vaginal laxity trial
Viveve (NSDQ:VIVE) today announced results from a sub-analysis of its Viveve 1 trial exploring the use of the Viveve system for treating vaginal introitus in women with sexual dysfunction, touting improvements on the Female Sexual Functions Index. The Englewood, Colo.-based company’s Viveve System is designed as a non-surgical treatment for post-partum laxity of the vaginal introitus. Sub-analysis results were published today in the Journal of Women’s Health, the company said. “The publication by the JWH of our FSFI domain sub-analysis data from the Viveve I clinical trial is an important s...
Source: Mass Device - December 5, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Women's Health Viveve Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How a hormone could boost men's sexual appetite
Researchers reveal how a hormone associated with puberty and fertility could help to tackle anxiety-related sexual dysfunction in men. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Kisspeptin boosts male sexual appetite and reduces anxiety
(Society for Endocrinology) Increased activity of the hormone, kisspeptin, enhances sexual attraction and decreases anxiety in male mice, according to new research presented today at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Harrogate. The study is the first to identify that kisspeptin has an important role in regulating sexual and social behaviour and may be a new target for tackling male sexual dysfunction and anxiety-related disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prostate problem? Take 2 nuts
By age 60, you have a 50/50 chance of having a clinically enlarged prostate. And it only gets worse every year. When your prostate isn’t functioning properly, it’s hard to enjoy life. Traditional doctors give you two choices. Go under the knife or you take Big Pharma’s drugs. Either way, you have a good chance of ending up with your manhood on the line… If you have surgery, there’s a big risk you’ll be saying goodbye to your sex life for good. The rate of impotence is a shocking 50 to 60% after prostate surgery.1 Big Pharma’s meds to shrink your prostate are no better. These sy...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 19, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

PTSD Predictor of Midlife Sexual Dysfunction
(MedPage Today) -- Interpersonal violence also tied to genitourinary symptoms of menopause (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - October 17, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Women can breathe sigh of relief when using vaginal estrogen to treat menopause symptoms
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) News flash....hot flashes aren't the only bothersome symptom of the menopause transition. Many postmenopausal women also experience sexual dysfunction and urinary problems that don't require estrogen pills but, rather, can be alleviated by vaginally administered estrogen. A new study shows that, despite previous misperceptions, this treatment option is not only effective, but also safe. The study results will be presented during The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Oct. 11-14. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 11, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New shot for men and women
Today I want to tell you about a quick, painless procedure that will put the spontaneity back into your sex life. And you don’t have to take a pill and then wait 30 minutes or more… I’m talking about platelet-rich plasma, or PRP for short. I’ve used PRP in my patients to heal sports injuries, aching joints and surgical wounds. It’s better than a facelift to smooth fine lines and wrinkles. But PRP also works if you’re having trouble in the bedroom. More than a third of men suffer from sexual dysfunction. And 40% of women do too. I’m talking about everything from erectile dysfuncti...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Men's Health Women's Health Source Type: news

Sexual dysfunction is associated with suicidal ideation in female service members and veterans - Blais RK, Monteith LL, Kugler J.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a leading cause of premature death among military service members/veterans (SM/Vs). The Interpersonal Theory of Suicide (Joiner, 2007) proposes that higher thwarted belonging, perceived burdensomeness, and acquired capability confer ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Go for the gold in bed
Olympic athletes have a secret that most mere mortals just don't get. And it's the same secret that can make you a gold-medal superstar in bed.  I'm talking about oxygen.  Olympians understand that every cell in your body is designed to burn oxygen. Cut back on oxygen and all cellular processes slow down. You start to become tired or short of breath. So, high concentrations of oxygen in every cell in your body makes the difference between a gold medal and an "also ran."  It's the same for you in just about every part of your life. With plenty of oxygen, your body pulses with energy....
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news