Psychology & Psychiatry

Perceptions of body image linked to sexual dysfunction

After working with adolescents for several years before her time at the University of Missouri, Virginia Ramseyer Winter noticed most of the teens she interacted with were dissatisfied with their bodies, regardless of the ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

How important is sex to women as they age?

Despite a common belief that women lose interest in sex as they age, a new study demonstrates that a significant percentage of women continue to rate sex as important throughout midlife. The study also identified those factors ...

Health

Hormones are not the key to younger women's sexual function

A Monash University study into the causes of sexual dysfunction in young women has found social factors play just as important a role as hormone levels, and hormone therapy should not be prescribed as the only treatment.

Health

Study investigates sexual activity in lockdown

New research indicates that only four in 10 UK adults have been sexually active during the COVID-19 lockdown—a finding that could have important physical and mental health implications.

Oncology & Cancer

Study examines prostate cancer treatment decisions

A five-year follow-up study of more than 2,000 U.S. men who received prostate cancer treatment is creating a road map for future patients regarding long-term bowel, bladder and sexual function in order to clarify expectations ...

Health

Returning to intimacy after childbirth

(HealthDay)—"No sex for six weeks" used to be the standard advice following childbirth and, according to many doctors, it is still a good practice to allow healing. But it's not a hard-and-fast rule.

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