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A Birth Control Pill You Take Just Once a Month?

A Birth Control Pill You Take Just Once a Month?

Latest Sexual Health News By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Scientists have developed a method that might eventually allow women to take birth control pills just once a month. In lab experiments, the researchers found that their tiny drug-delivery device — contained within a gelatin-coated capsule — worked as hoped: […]

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Reaching Great Heights With Anxiety and Depression: How NBA Star Kevin Love Is Normalizing the Conversation Around Men’s Mental Health

Reaching Great Heights With Anxiety and Depression: How NBA Star Kevin Love Is Normalizing the Conversation Around Men’s Mental Health

Kevin Love has achieved a lot in 31 years. He’s a five-time National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star. He won an NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016. He’s also a basketball world champion and a U.S. Olympic gold medalist. But he has experienced challenges. He lives with depression and anxiety and has suffered from […]

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Removing the Stigma from Men’s Mental Health

Removing the Stigma from Men’s Mental Health

When 46-year-old Kevin Delano was in his early teens, he knew he was different. He was depressed. He constantly had racing thoughts in his head. Kevin describes his depression or “down cycles” as wearing a heavy piece of clothing. “It’s as if you’re wearing a big, woolen cape that’s been soaked in water,” Kevin says. […]

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New NBPA Program Focuses on Mental Health

New NBPA Program Focuses on Mental Health

William Parham, Ph.D., was recently named the National Basketball Players Association’s (NBPA) first director of mental health and wellness. He is leading an effort to provide players more access to mental health professionals and self-management tools. He shared his vision with NIH MedlinePlus magazine. What is the goal of this new initiative? My goal is […]

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Vasectomy side effects: Everything you need to know

Vasectomy side effects: Everything you need to know

A vasectomy is a type of permanent sterilization that prevents pregnancy by stopping sperm from entering the semen. The procedure involves cutting or blocking the vas deferens — the two tubes that carry sperm from the testicles to the urethra. It is a very effective form of male contraception but is not 100% reliable. Approximately […]

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What to know about diphallia (double penis)

What to know about diphallia (double penis)

Diphallia is a rare genetic condition that occurs when a male baby is born with duplication of the penis. There are different types of diphallia, ranging from partial to complete penile duplication. Having two completely developed penises, or true diphallia, is very rare. Ever since the first description of diphallia in 1609, researchers have only […]

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It’s Not Just Menopause to Blame for Older Women’s Flagging Sex Drive

It’s Not Just Menopause to Blame for Older Women’s Flagging Sex Drive

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s not uncommon for a woman’s sex life to slow down with age, but hormones aren’t the only reason she might not be in the mood, a new study suggests. Postmenopausal issues, such as vaginal dryness or pain during sex, […]