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: Gynecologists have a negative attitude towards clitoral reconstruction after female genital cutting

Study: Gynecologists have a negative attitude towards clitoral reconstruction after female genital cutting

HIV self-testing increases testing uptake and frequency in trans people

HIV self-testing increases testing uptake and frequency in trans people

Updated spina bifida guidelines cover care across the entire lifespan

Updated spina bifida guidelines cover care across the entire lifespan

Neuromuscular training in cardiac rehabilitation improves quality of life in heart attack patients

Neuromuscular training in cardiac rehabilitation improves quality of life in heart attack patients

Men’s understanding of fertility awareness has been largely understudied, shows study

Men’s understanding of fertility awareness has been largely understudied, shows study

Study shows disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black and Asian populations

Study shows disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black and Asian populations

Study: Young adults believe pornography provides helpful information about how to have sex

Study: Young adults believe pornography provides helpful information about how to have sex

Negative trend on Facebook may cause people to develop false perception of COVID-19 vaccine

Negative trend on Facebook may cause people to develop false perception of COVID-19 vaccine

Study could help prevent HIV/AIDS and pregnancy among South African adolescent girls

Study could help prevent HIV/AIDS and pregnancy among South African adolescent girls

PrEP prescription can make a positive difference in women who inject drugs

PrEP prescription can make a positive difference in women who inject drugs

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