Tag: sexuality

Big Rise in U.S. Teens Identifying As Gay, Bisexual

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — More teens in the United States are reporting their sexual identity as gay,...

5 More Women Allege Sexual Harassment at LSU Med School

Five more women have come forward to say they were sexually harassed at the Louisiana State University medical school in Shreveport, echoing allegations made last...

Disgraced Doctor Surrenders License After OSU Sex Abuse Scandal

Ted W. Grace, MD, a doctor implicated in the Ohio State University sex abuse scandal dating back decades, has surrendered his license to practice medicine...

Benefits of Drug for Women With Hyposexual Disorder Questioned

Bremelanotide, a Food and Drug Administration–approved treatment for acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in premenopausal women, may be of limited use, suggests Glen...

Time’s Up Founder Choo Accused in Harassment Mishandling

Esther Choo, MD, MPH, an emergency medicine physician at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), is one of several leaders at the university accused in...

Views on Ethical Issues Shifting in Family, Internal Medicine

Internal medicine physicians’ and family physicians’ attitudes have changed in recent years on several ethical issues, according to the Medscape Internal Medicine Ethics Report 2020...

HPV Throat Cancer and Oral Sex at Younger Age, Multiple Partners

Having oral sex with more than 10 previous partners was associated with a 4.3 times’ greater likelihood of developing human papillomavirus (HPV)–related oropharyngeal cancer, according...

Smart People Use a Condom to Avoid HIV

A psychology journal has retracted a 2020 paper purporting to find that smarter people are more likely to use a condom during sex to avoid...

Pelvic Exams on Anesthestized Patients. Why?

The practice of medical students giving unconsented pelvic exams to women patients under anesthesia seems to be continuing, although recent new laws aim to change...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sex

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can make its way into every aspect of your life, including your sex life. Mariah Leach, who was diagnosed with...

AAP Releases New Policy on Barrier Protection for Teens

For adolescent patients, routinely take a sexual history, discuss the use of barrier methods, and perform relevant examinations, screenings, and vaccinations, according to a new...

Tension-Free Tape Repair May Boost Sexual Function Related to Stress Incontinence

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Slingplasty with tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) improved sexual function in women with stress urinary incontinence in a study in China....