Researchers have found a high prevalence of chronic periodontitis (CP) in patients with erectile dysfunction (ED) and a strong relationship between the two conditions. However, it is not known how the severity and type of CP affects erectile function. This case-controlled study looked at the relationship between the severity of ED and CP and the correlation between clinical periodontal parameters and ED.
Archives for November 2011
New research on urinary and sexual outcomes could eventually help prostate cancer patients decide on their course of treatment.
The drug flibanserin is currently in clinical trials for the treatment of HSDD and is showing some encouraging results in premenopausal women, including improved sexual desire and an increase in the number of satisfying sexual events. The current study aimed to investigate how acute and chronic doses of flibanserin affected sexual behavior in ovariectomized (OVX) female rats who have been primed with either a combination of estradiol benzoate (EB) and progesterone (P) [Experiment 1] or estradiol benzoate (EB) alone [Experiment 2].
To assess erectile dysfunction, standard operating procedure should include:
• Investigation of the neural control of the tone of smooth muscle cells of the erectile tissue and the penile arterial supply
• Assessment of penile sensory innervation
Because childhood cancer survivors have a higher risk of sexual dysfunction, the authors of this study aimed to describe the sexual health issues and investigate how these problems affect general health and well-being. They also wanted to see how specific treatments affected physiological functions needed for good sexual health.
The goals of this study were to determine the incidence of sexual and psychological problems for infertile men in China and to learn more about their possible associations in this population.