Unveiling sexual dysfunction: Clinicians can do more
Start by asking patients if they would be comfortable with you posing a few questions about their sexual health.
Breast cancer survivors need a comprehensive care plan, says doctor
Survivor care for cancer patients should address physical and psychological symptoms through an integrated model, expert says.
Federal rules don’t require period product ingredients on packaging labels. States are stepping in.
The FDA regulates and classifies menstrual products as medical devices, meaning they are not subject to the same labeling laws as other consumer...
Best practices document outlines genitourinary applications of lasers and energy-based devices
One research firm estimated that the global women’s health and wellness market is valued at more than $31 billion globally.
Spotting STIs: Vaginal swabs work best
Despite the CDC’s recommendation, urine analysis for STIs is more commonly used than vaginal swabs among U.S. health care providers.
Home-based HPV cervical cancer screening ‘cost effective’
In terms of willingness-to-pay thresholds for each additional completed screening, the team found that home-based screening achieved a 90%...
USPSTF recommends against routine herpes screening for asymptomatic teens and adults
The updated recommendation confirms that harms outweigh benefits for population-based genital HSV screening.
Can a hormone shot rescue low libido?
Two studies provide proof of concept for the development of kisspeptin-based therapeutics for men and women with distressing hypoactive sexual...
Bacterial vaginosis linked with persistent HPV infections
Four in five women will be infected by one or more HPV strains during their lifetimes.
As STDs proliferate, companies rush to market at-home test kits. But are they reliable?
The FDA wants companies to prove that home collection kits are as accurate as those used in clinics, and that samples don’t degrade during...