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Meds for Erectile Dysfunction and Heart Problems Can Be a Dangerous Mix
Men taking ED drugs like Viagra while taking BP-lowering heart meds are at far higher risk for a heart attack. Talk to your doctor first.
Be Positive About Your HIV Status
AIDS is still a threat, even though treatments help people live with it. Diagnosis before symptoms appear preserves the body's defenses.
Erectile Dysfunction, A Diabetes Warning Sign
Younger men with erectile dysfunction are at much higher risk for diabetes and prediabetes. In fact, ED can serve as a diagnostic tool.
An HPV Test for Older Women
Women over 50 may still carry HPV, and they can also get cervical cancer. A new test can relieve them of worry about both.
Hormonal Contraception and Breast Cancer Risk
Birth control pills, patches and IUDs all rely on hormones to prevent pregnancy. That raises the risk of breast cancer, but by how much?
Gender-Affirming Treatment Helps Trans Teens
Gender-affirming hormone treatments can help reduce the anxiety and depression that trans people often experience.
Vaccinating HPV out of Existence
HPV, human papillomavirus, vaccination campaigns in the U.S. have led to a huge decrease in cases. The vaccine works best given early.
Sexual Violence and Hypertension
High blood pressure and heart problems are two of the little-known and long-term effects of sexual violence. More screening is needed.
The Case for Making Pleasure Part of Sex Ed
Young people are more likely to practice safe sex when their sexual education classes discuss pleasure as well as prevention.
Do Covid Vaccines Affect Conception?
COVID-19 vaccines do not seem to interfere with a couple's ability to conceive, but having a COVID infection can affect a man's fertility.
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