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

Sexual Dysfunction Due to Pharmacological Therapy of BPH Sexual Dysfunction Due to Pharmacological Therapy of BPH
Sexual dysfunction can be a side effect associated with medications used to treat BPH. How is it best managed?Translational Andrology and Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cycling ups women ’s risk of vaginal irritation and thrush
Riding a bike can cause vaginal infections and bladder problems, warns expert. Pain and numbness and lead to 'sexual dysfunction'. The vulva bears as much as 40% of body weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexual Dysfunction, Depression, MS Severity All Linked Sexual Dysfunction, Depression, MS Severity All Linked
Determining the source of sexual dysfunction in women with multiple sclerosis is important to guiding treatment strategy, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Sexual Dysfunction From Diabetes
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 12, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sexual Dysfunction in Diabetes: Underrecognized and Neglected Sexual Dysfunction in Diabetes: Underrecognized and Neglected
New treatments should target specific problems, rather than one-size-fits-all, experts recommend.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

AUA: Flibanserin Shows Promise for Sexual Dysfunction in Females
Patients noted improvements in desire, arousal, lubrication, orgasm, satisfaction, and pain (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 16, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Urology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction risk high for men with heart problems
Researchers from Northwestern University found that all men who are at a high risk of heart disease report sexual dysfunction, versus just 15% at a low risk of heart complications. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study links preference for pornography with real-world sexual dysfunction
Young men who prefer pornography to real-world sexual encounters might find themselves caught in a trap, unable to perform sexually, a new study reports. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Sees Link Between Porn and Sexual Dysfunction
It could be creating unrealistic expectations for young, inexperienced men, researcher says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Sees Link Between Porn and Sexual Dysfunction
It could be creating unrealistic expectations for young, inexperienced men, researcher says (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 12, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Dependence, Reproductive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Study Sees Link Between Porn and Sexual Dysfunction
It could be creating unrealistic expectations for young, inexperienced men, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Erectile Dysfunction, Mental Health, Sexual Problems in Men (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women, Sex, and Diabetes
Women with diabetes can suffer a number of sexual problems related to their blood sugar levels. WebMD examines what happens in a woman’s body that might contribute to sexual dysfunction -– and what you can do. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Sees Link Between Porn and Sexual Dysfunction
FRIDAY, May 12, 2017 -- Young men who prefer pornography to real-world sexual encounters might find themselves caught in a trap, unable to perform sexually with other people when the opportunity presents itself, a new study reports. Porn-addicted... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 12, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

After raising $2 million, Austin's Consortia Health tackles problems that might make some blush
Consortia Health, an Austin health care startup treating widespread but little talked about medical conditions, has raised $2 million to expand its footprint and hire more sales staff. The company was established in 2012 as Consortia Health Holdings Inc. and began business operations in January 2013. It diagnoses and treats pelvic disorders such as incontinence and sexual dysfunction with therapy, serving both genders but with a focus on women. That focus is aligned with its hir ing practices, with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 13, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Will Anderson Source Type: news

After raising $2 million, Austin's Consortia Health tackles problems that might make some blush
Consortia Health, an Austin health care startup treating widespread but little talked about medical conditions, has raised $2 million to expand its footprint and hire more sales staff. The company was established in 2012 as Consortia Health Holdings Inc. and began business operations in January 2013. It diagnoses and treats pelvic disorders such as incontinence and sexual dysfunction with therapy, serving both genders but with a focus on women. That focus is aligned with its hir ing practices, with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 13, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Will Anderson Source Type: news

pH - Balanced Vaginal Gel Doesn ’ t Improve Dyspareunia
No difference versus placebo for sexual function, frequency of sexual dysfunction for breast cancer survivors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Less Sexual Dysfunction After Open Repair of Inguinal Hernia Without Tacking Mesh Less Sexual Dysfunction After Open Repair of Inguinal Hernia Without Tacking Mesh
Sexual dysfunction is less common after repair of inguinal hernia with the Onstep technique, which does not fix mesh to the surrounding tissue, than with the Lichtenstein technique, which does, researchers from Denmark report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Can depression pills sabotage your love life?
As previously told in Good Health, English filmmaker Katinka Newman became suicidal as a reaction to her antidepressants. Now, she reveals another shocking side effect: sexual dysfunction. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood type linked to sexual dysfunction and impotence
Scientists have discovered a link between sexual performance and blood type. Research suggests that those of A, B or AB blood type are more likely to suffer from impotence or erectile dysfunction. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Every Man Must Know About BPH
One of the most common conditions a man can get affecting his prostate is benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH. BPH is an enlargement of the prostate putting pressure on the urethra making it difficult to urinate along with other symptoms associated with it. It becomes more prevalent as a man ages with the risk of BPH increasing each year after a man turns 40. By age 60, more than half of all men will have BPH and by age 85, about 90 percent of men have this condition. How will a man know if he has BPH? Most of the signs and symptoms of BPH are urinary related. The prostate gland, the size of a walnut, surrounds the urethra...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Takes Propecia, A Hair-Loss Drug Associated With Mental Confusion, Impotence
In a snicker-worthy disclosure by President Donald Trump’s longtime personal physician, readers of The New York Times learned Thursday that the leader of the free world takes a small daily dose of the drug finasteride ―  otherwise known as Propecia ― which is used to treat male-pattern baldness.  The revelation by Dr. Harold N. Bornstein that the president uses a prostate-related drug to grow scalp hair was not previously known publicly, according to the Times story, and appears to explain why Trump has a very low level of prostate specific antigen, or PSA, a marker sometimes us...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could acupuncture cure erectile dysfunction?
Experts at the University of Sheffield found various alternative treatments - including acupuncture and a Korean topical cream - have significant desirable effects for men with sexual dysfunction. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Libido testosterone NEWS: Sexual dysfunction CURE increases risk of blood clots
TESTOSTERONE treatment is a popular go-to for men suffering sexual dysfunction. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Testosterone treatment to cure sexual dysfunction 'raises risk of blood clots by 63%'
In the first six months after starting testosterone, men have a 63 percent higher risk of clots in the legs and lungs than they did before beginning treatment, the German study found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news