Sexual Health

What is Sexual Dysfunction?

Sexual dysfunction refers to any difficulty a person or couple are experiencing with the various aspects of sexual activity such as attraction, arousal, pleasure and orgasm. Sexual dysfunction can cause extreme distress and severely impact a person’s quality of life.

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Study: Over-45s are at higher risk of contracting STIs than ever before

Study: Over-45s are at higher risk of contracting STIs than ever before

UC researcher recommends screening teen emergency room patients for STIs

UC researcher recommends screening teen emergency room patients for STIs

African women use advice apps to improve sexual relationships rather than health

African women use advice apps to improve sexual relationships rather than health

Study validates health-related independence for young adults with autism

Study validates health-related independence for young adults with autism

Research consortium receives $111 million NCI grant to prevent, treat HIV-related cancers

Research consortium receives $111 million NCI grant to prevent, treat HIV-related cancers

Online platform for STI testing receives more than 5000 home kit order requests

Online platform for STI testing receives more than 5000 home kit order requests

There could be 7 million unplanned pregnancies because of COVID-19

There could be 7 million unplanned pregnancies because of COVID-19

Study reports a change in why men seek help for sexual problems

Study reports a change in why men seek help for sexual problems

History of rape associated with 'dysfunctional breathing'

History of rape associated with 'dysfunctional breathing'

UMN report: STIs continue to rise among Minnesota youth

UMN report: STIs continue to rise among Minnesota youth

Study: One in five adults experienced a decrease in their sexual behavior early in the pandemic

Study: One in five adults experienced a decrease in their sexual behavior early in the pandemic

Article calls for international governance system to oversee access to Covid-19 vaccines, treatments

Article calls for international governance system to oversee access to Covid-19 vaccines, treatments

Precautions for intimacy, sex, during COVID-19

Precautions for intimacy, sex, during COVID-19

Hype collides with science as FDA tries to rein in ‘Wild West’ of COVID blood tests

Hype collides with science as FDA tries to rein in ‘Wild West’ of COVID blood tests

New study provides valuable insight into health and wellbeing of children in Ireland

New study provides valuable insight into health and wellbeing of children in Ireland

Health care professionals unlikely to discuss reversible contraception with young women

Health care professionals unlikely to discuss reversible contraception with young women

Is sex safe during COVID-19 pandemic?

Is sex safe during COVID-19 pandemic?

NCCN publishes recommendations for assessing quality improvements in cancer care

NCCN publishes recommendations for assessing quality improvements in cancer care

Study highlights prevalence of sexually-related personal distress in young women

Study highlights prevalence of sexually-related personal distress in young women

Adolescents with a history of ADHD at increased risk for many adverse outcomes

Adolescents with a history of ADHD at increased risk for many adverse outcomes