Sexual HealthInfo Center
The first-ever treatment for a sexual desire disorder just got a nod of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) — but it came with a warning.
They're proven to help prevent pregnancy, and new evidence suggests birth control pills may also prevent one type of cancer.
It can be awkward to talk to your doctor about your sex life. But, for many men, problems in the bedroom can be a warning sign for another serious health problem.
While medications for erectile dysfunction can improve men's lives, they may also carry a downside.
Mom's advice to eat plenty of veggies still rings true, but men might want to do so with some caution. High-pesticide fruits and vegetables might damage men's sexual health.
Staying active could benefit more than just heart health in men.
Sjogren's syndrome — many have never heard of it. This condition with the hard-to-pronounce name (it's "show-grins") is a common autoimmune disease, however, and it may be linked to sexual problems in women.
Some parents have raised concerns that vaccinating young girls against HPV, a sexually transmitted illness, might lead to more unsafe sexual activity in these girls. New evidence, however, suggests that's not the case — and the vaccine could prevent serious health problems.
For people with severe acne, prescription medication can work when cleansers and ointments fail. Some of those medications, however, can lead to problems if the patient becomes pregnant.
It's a clean vaccine — the HPV shot doesn't appear to raise patients' risk of nervous system diseases.