Obstetrics & gynaecology

Painful intercourse in women improved with fibromyalgia drug

Women with chronic pain or discomfort around the vulva showed improved sexual function with an oral nerve pain medication used to treat pain caused by a previous herpes infection as well as fibromyalgia, according to a Rutgers ...

Cardiology

Another plus to cardiac rehab: better sex

(HealthDay)—Heart patients taking part in cardiac rehabilitation could receive a spicy side effect from the program—a boost in their sex life.

Health

Options for making sex more enjoyable at any age

Women at any age should be able to enjoy sex. Unfortunately, sexual function and comfort often decreases for women during the menopause transition. A presentation at The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting ...

Pediatrics

Counseling needed for pediatric patients with impaired fertility

(HealthDay)—Counseling about impaired fertility and sexual function for at-risk pediatric populations in developmentally appropriate ways is essential, according to a clinical report published in the August issue of Pediatrics.

Surgery

New radiation therapy technique aims to preserve sexual function

Will treatment make me impotent?" It's a question on the minds of many men as they are making decisions about prostate cancer treatment. A multicenter clinical trial being led by UT Southwestern physicians is testing a technique ...

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