A study out of Germany this week indicates that erectile dysfunction may be a powerful indicator of cardiovascular disease in men. The study, which sampled 1,519 men from 13 countries with cardiovascular disease over a five-year period involved a questionnaire about erectile dysfunction that asked men to specify their degree of impotence. During the five…continue reading.
A group of Canadian women are suing the makers of Bayer’s popular oral contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin, saying they were not adequately warned about the pills’ adverse side-effects. Some women using the popular contraceptives report racing hearts, strokes and, in some cases, serious gallbladder problems that require surgery. Christine Lovelace, one of the women involved…continue reading.
According to Sex & A Healthier You, a site dedicated to sexual health, metabolic syndrome is one of the greatest enemies of the libido. Why? Your cholesterol level and how well your body uses insulin are linked to your sexual health. [Metabolic syndrome] is marked by high blood pressure, abdominal obesity (typically, more than 35…continue reading.
Remember the woman with Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome we told you about in November? The Telegraph, who initially made the report, had so much fun with it. Who wouldn’t want to cum 300 times a day, right? But sexual conditions are no laughing matter. This oldie but goodie, from the humor site Cracked is a…continue reading.
The human papilloma virus Ã¢â‚¬â€ or HPV Ã¢â‚¬â€ vaccine, which doctors are now using to help prevent cervical cancer, might have the same effect on other cancers as well Ã¢â‚¬â€ and in men as well as women, reports the Vancouver Sun. Dr. Glenn Bauman, chairman of oncology at the University of Western Ontario faculty of…continue reading.
Last month in Canada, Dr. Carolyn Bennett, a Liberal Minister of Parliament, sent a letter to the Conservative Federal Minister of Health, Leona Aglukkaq, expressing concern about the sex toy industry and asking the government to take action in regulating sex toys. The letter, which you can read in its entirety here, read, in part:…continue reading.
Sexual addiction–if dinner parties had trending topics, this would rank first this holiday season. We told you about Dr. Drew’s new show Sex Rehab, about eight people dealing with issues stemming from their addiction to sex, last month and just recently one of our writers wrote a scathing critique of the classification of Tiger Woods’…continue reading.
Not only are Bluetooth headsets the ultimate sign of douchebaggery, keeping your phone in talk mode in your pocket while you use your hands’ free device may screw up your sperm, too. Awesome, now you’re doubly less of a man. Ã¢â‚¬Å“We found increased oxidative stress and a decrease in sperm motility,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Dr. Ashok Agarwal,…continue reading.
A study from New Zealand has uncovered a correlation between a woman’s prolonged exposure to the semen of her baby’s father serves to protect her against pregnancy-induced hypertension and having an undersized baby. In this study by Kho and colleagues at the University of Auckland, which was published in the Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 2,507…continue reading.
AIDS. Genital herpes. Urinary tract infections. Many such horrors could be a thing of the past in as little as five years, reports the Huffington Post. With prescription drug sales slowing, capitalism and fear over the Aporkalypse have effectively given the vaccine industry a shot in the arm (har har, I had to, get over…continue reading.