Sexual health

For the first time, vaccine shows protection against gonorrhea

For the first time, vaccine shows protection against gonorrhea

The findings mark the first time a vaccine has shown any protection against gonorrhea and point to new avenues in the search for a specific vaccine to stop the global spread of 'super-gonorrhoea'.

Jul 11, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
Stem cell therapy restores sexual function in impotent men

Stem cell therapy restores sexual function in impotent men

Erectile dysfunction to some degree affects nearly half of men between the ages of 40 and 70. 

Mar 27, 2017, 00:15 AM IST
This is how Delhi's toxic air affects your sexual health!

This is how Delhi's toxic air affects your sexual health!

According to fertility experts, air pollution can cause 30 per cent reduction in sex activity due to its adverse effects. 

Nov 08, 2016, 11:01 AM IST

Youths attending mental health services have unmet sexual health needs: Study

A new research shows that youths attending mental health services have unmet sexual health needs, as shown by low rates of contraception and high rates of unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Oct 22, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

Sexual desire lower in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome

Postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome report lower sexual activity, desire, and sexual satisfaction, according to a new report.

Jul 13, 2016, 23:39 PM IST
Spice up your love life with these libido-boosting foods!

Spice up your love life with these libido-boosting foods!

Spice up your love life with these libido-boosting foods!

Jul 05, 2016, 13:42 PM IST

Five best foods to enhance your sex life!

Five best foods to enhance your sex life!

May 30, 2016, 11:25 AM IST
Women buy more sexual wellness products than men in February

Women buy more sexual wellness products than men in February

The study names Kolkata, Chennai and Ahmedabad as laggards in the sale of sexual wellness products. 

Feb 15, 2016, 10:58 AM IST

Over-the-counter sexual treatments could be harmful

It has been found that nearly 80 percent of tested samples of over-the-counter products purchased in the US and Asia contained PDE5Is.

Jan 12, 2016, 16:23 PM IST

Sexual health: The advantages of using contraception

Contrary to the days when contraceptives were rare, we are fortunate enough to live in a day and age where there are many birth control options available.  

Jan 11, 2016, 14:45 PM IST

Stress the biggest killer for sex-starving women

Some women are indeed starving for sex, craving for action between the sheets at least six times a week but there is one factor that is blocking their way: stress.

Sep 17, 2015, 15:57 PM IST
Places where you can end up having sex!

Places where you can end up having sex!

If you are the adventurous types, and are in great mood to have sex, then you need not necessarily rush to the bedroom!

Sep 10, 2015, 13:49 PM IST
Pre-marital sex now at 14 years of age among city teens: Study

Pre-marital sex now at 14 years of age among city teens: Study

Indian teens are not only sexually active at a younger age than before, but they are contracting sexually transmitted infections in numbers higher than before.

Aug 23, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

Female viagra: All you need to know about Addyi

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved flibanserin, a drug touted as viagra for females, for the treatment of sexual dysfunction in pre-menopausal women.  

Aug 20, 2015, 18:57 PM IST

'At-risk' teens most likely to benefit from sexual health text message services

 A new study has revealed that text messaging services are useful for reaching "at-risk" teens about sex.

Apr 26, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

Post-traumatic stress seriously affects sexual abilities

A new study has revealed that posttraumatic stress can have profound effects on sexual health.

Apr 08, 2015, 12:48 PM IST

UN says $25 spent on sexual health per woman per year would reduce deaths

 Spending $25 per woman per year on full sexual health services would dramatically reduce mother and baby deaths and give women the choice of smaller, healthier and more productive families, according to a UN report on Thursday.

Dec 04, 2014, 21:05 PM IST