Sexual Health

Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence.

Penis Size Does Matter To Women… But Not How You Think

By | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:15

A team of researchers from the U.S. and Kenya found that every one inch longer in penis length increased the likelihood of a wife’s infidelity by almost one-and-half times.

Ranking Birth Control Based On Effectiveness, But What About Other Issues?

By | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:38

Ten methods of contraception provide a 95 percent or greater effectiveness rate, according to Find the Best, which highlights Implanon as among the most effective and spermicides as least effective.

Free NYC Condoms Selling Like Hotcakes In The Dominican Republic

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:37

New York City’s free condom program, paid for by taxes from its citizens, has now become a profit-making business in the Dominican Republic.

Underage Prostitutes More Likely To Be Initiated By Peers Than Pimps

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:08

A new study found that pimps were only responsible for luring minors into sex work in a very small number of cases. In more cases, girls were initiated into the sex trade by their peers.

No Need To Fake It; Your Partner Can Tell When You Climax

By | Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:11

Canadian researchers say men and women participating in a heterosexual relationship can tell when their partner is faking an orgasm.

Women Who Feel Comfortable Expressing Their Emotions Have Less Genital Pain

By | Mon, 03/31/2014 - 12:16

Among women with provoked vestibulodynia (PVD), a type of female genital pain, those who are comfortable expressing their emotions have less pain.

'Do It For Denmark' Campaign Urges Couples To Have Sex And Make Babies [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:27

Danish travel company Spies Rejser launches a new campaign, "Do It For Denmark," which uses fears of a falling population rate to urge Danish couples to have unprotected sex in order to make babies.

Dance Moves That Will Appeal To Women, Based On Science [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:42

A team of English evolution biologists have identified, through experiments, the dance moves most likely to appeal to women.

5 Sexual Health Myths Debunked

By | Sat, 03/08/2014 - 14:48

With television, the internet, and media constantly influencing the way we receive knowledge, it's easy to misinterpret things — especially when it comes to sex.

Size Matters, But Not How You Think, For Women With Orgasm Problems

By | Sat, 02/22/2014 - 16:22

Some women may have problems achieving orgasm due to the size of their clitoris, a new study finds.

HPV Disease Not Killed With Disinfectants

By | Thu, 02/13/2014 - 15:55

Common alcohol-based disinfectants used to treat patients with HPV do not kill the infection, according to a recent study.

Pink Viagra, Flibanserin, Resubmitted To FDA

By | Wed, 02/12/2014 - 11:05

Sprout Pharmaceuticals announced it will resubmit a new drug application to the FDA for approval of flibanserin, an experimental drug for the treatment of premenopausal women suffering from low sex drive.

Do You Know About HPV Testing? If Not, Then You're Not The Only One

By | Sat, 01/25/2014 - 15:31

A new international survey shows Americans possess greater awareness of the diagnostic test for human papillomavirus (HPV) than people in Australia and the UK, though all three populations remained generally ignorant about the sexually transmitted infection.

Genital Herpes Treatment Could Be 'Beginning Of A New Era'

By | Thu, 01/16/2014 - 15:29

New genital herpes medication, pritelivir, could help reduce shedding in people living with herpes.

Mountain Biker Endures 7-Week Erection Post Accident

By | Wed, 01/15/2014 - 13:30

A 22-year-old man in Ireland received treatment for a seven-week-long erection caused by a mountain bike accident in which his genitals collided with the handlebars.