Erectile Dysfunction: Waist Size Matters (Infographic)

When it comes to erectile dysfunction, a man’s weight — and his waist size in particular — may put him more at risk. One study by researchers at Cornell University found that men who have a waist size larger than 40 inches are more likely to have erectile dysfunction. Read the full story Lost Your … Read More

New Study: Bacon May Hurt Male Fertility

Oh, the world can be cruel. Those guys out there who want to be fathers, we’re sorry to report on a new study suggesting that bacon may hurt your fertility. Recently published research suggests that men who eat more processed meats – including hamburgers and hot dogs, as well as bacon – might have a … Read More

Vaccine Prevents Human Papilloma Virus (Video)

Today, HPV is the most commonly sexually transmitted disease — not only in the United States, but also in the world. Fortunately, there is an effective vaccine that can prevent HPV infection, says Habibeth Gitiforooz, MD, Cleveland Clinic OB/GYN. She talks about the risks associated with HPV and explains why it is important to receive … Read More

Birth Control Injections: Pros and Cons (Video)

Remembering to take a birth control pill every day can be difficult. For some women, hormonal birth control injections, such as Depo-Provera™, are a good option. These involve one injection every three months. However, they aren’t for everyone. Colleen Raymond, MD, OB/GYN, digs deeper into this form of contraceptive, outlining the pros and cons that … Read More

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Men Over 50: 7 Ways to Improve Your Sex Life

Are problems with your erections or low libido limiting your sex life? For many men, these are inevitable issues of aging. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to address them. Erection problems are fairly common for men over the age of 50, says Cleveland Clinic urologist Milton Lakin, MD. He says men may be … Read More

Sex Drive and Menopause: 50 Shades of Normal

Sex and menopause may seem like odd bedfellows. Especially if you’re one of the 15 to 70 percent of menopausal or postmenopausal women with sexual dysfunction, such as low desire or painful intercourse. Why do studies report such varying percentages? Perhaps because when it comes to sex, there are 50 shades of “normal,” according to … Read More

Boys, Men and HPV: Vaccines Safe, Protective (Video)

In the United States each year, about 15,000 women and 7,000 men are affected by HPV-related cancers, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). If people are vaccinated, these cancers can be prevented. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends routine vaccination for the human papillomavirus (HPV) for all males ages 9 to 26 … Read More

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HPV Vaccine: Why Your Daughter Should Get One (Video)

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination protects against four types of HPV– two that cause 75 percent of cervical cancer cases and two that cause 90 percent of genital warts cases. HPV is transmitted through sexual intercourse, however it can also be transmitted through simple genital contact, oral sex, and can even be found under your … Read More

Foods to Put You in the Mood (Video)

No food has been scientifically proven to stimulate the human sex organs. But some foods can certainly promote blood flow and stimulate our senses.   Registered dietitian Carolyn Snyder talks about the ingredients in hot chili peppers that not only increase blood flow and heart rate but release endorphins, creating a feeling of happiness. Fresh … Read More