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HPV Vaccine Driving Down Cervical Pre-Cancer Rates

HPV Vaccine Driving Down Cervical Pre-Cancer Rates

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is largely responsible for a decline in precancerous cervical lesions among young women in the United States, a new government report shows. The number of these precancerous lesions detected during screening went down from an […]

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Enlarged Prostate Meds May Increase Diabetes Risk

Enlarged Prostate Meds May Increase Diabetes Risk

Men who took either of two widely prescribed drugs to treat an enlarged prostate were found to be at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study says. Latest Men’s Health News Researchers looked at 39,000 men who took either finasteride (Proscar) and dutasteride (Avodart). They were compared to a control group of 16,000 […]

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FDA Orders Label Warning on Alcohol Use With ‘Female Viagra’

FDA Orders Label Warning on Alcohol Use With ‘Female Viagra’

Latest Sexual Health News FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A drug touted as a “female Viagra” can cause severe low blood pressure and fainting when used with alcohol, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. As a result, the agency has ordered the drug’s maker Sprout Pharmaceuticals to make a safety labeling change […]

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More Evidence HPV Vaccine Cuts Cervical Cancer Rate

More Evidence HPV Vaccine Cuts Cervical Cancer Rate

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, April 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Scotland is already seeing a payoff for vaccinating adolescent girls for human papillomavirus (HPV). Since the vaccine became routine about a decade ago, cervical cancer cases in young Scottish women have plummeted, a new study reports. HPV is one of the most common sexually […]

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Signs and symptoms of colon cancer in men

Signs and symptoms of colon cancer in men

The digestive system is complex, which makes the symptoms of colon cancer difficult to catch. As a result, it is vital to attend regular colon cancer screenings. Colon cancer, which is also called colorectal cancer, is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women in the United States. For men, the […]

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Is blue balls a real condition?

Is blue balls a real condition?

Blue balls is the slang term for epididymal hypertension. It refers to aching or painful testicles, which some people may experience after sexual arousal that does not result in orgasm. This symptom occurs because blood builds up in the testicles during arousal, causing them to ache if the person remains aroused for too long. Although […]

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What causes a low libido?

What causes a low libido?

Low libido, or reduced sexual desire, can affect both men and women. It is not unusual for a person’s interest in sex to fluctuate over different periods of their life due to hormonal changes, age, and stress. However, low libido can be a problem if it causes stress, affects a person’s overall well-being, or leads […]