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  • Sep 2019

    What to know about condoms and allergies

    Some people are allergic to latex or other elements of condoms. Learn more about the allergy symptoms that a person may experience after using condoms or similar products during sex.

  • Sep 2019

    Best multivitamins for different men

    There are many different versions of multivitamin and mineral supplements for men. We discuss the various types, who might benefit from taking multivitamins, and the risks.

  • Sep 2019

    What does semen smell like and why?

    The smell of semen could be nothing to worry about or it can point to an underlying condition. Here we discuss what smells are normal and what others might mean.

  • Aug 2019

    Causes and treatment of puffy nipples in men

    Men can develop puffy nipples due to hormone changes, body fat, and several other factors. Making dietary and exercise-related changes may help. Learn more here.

  • Aug 2019

    Is 5G technology bad for our health?

    In this Spotlight, we look at the effects of electromagnetic fields on our bodies and explore why some think 5G tech may not be safe.

  • Aug 2019

    What happens when you lose your virginity?

    Many people feel nervous about having sex for the first time, but knowing what might happen can help a person prepare, emotionally and physically, to lose their virginity. Read on to learn more.

  • Aug 2019

    Is it normal to have a veiny penis?

    Having a veiny penis is normal and indicates healthy blood flow. However, when unusual discharge or painful ejaculation also occur, it may point to an underlying health condition. Learn more here.

  • Aug 2019

    How long Viagra lasts

    Viagra lasts for up to 4 hours. The average time of onset is 60 minutes. The effects vary for each individual. Learn more about how long Viagra lasts here.

  • Aug 2019

    What to do about an ingrown hair on the penile shaft

    An ingrown hair on the penile shaft occurs when a hair grows into the skin. Ingrown hairs do not usually require treatment, but some remedies can improve the symptoms. Learn more here.

  • Jul 2019

    What to know about sperm production

    The average time it takes for the body to make new sperm cells is 74 days. However, the male body is constantly producing sperm, so there will usually be some in the semen. Learn more about the sperm production cycle here.

  • Jul 2019

    Is it possible to get pregnant from anal sex?

    It is very rare to get pregnant from anal sex, but there is a small chance. We explore anal sex and pregnancy and bust some myths about preventing pregnancy.

  • Jul 2019

    Men's sexual function may benefit from daily nut consumption

    A 14-week trial found that healthy men who added 60 g of nuts a day to their Western style diet reported improved sexual desire and orgasm quality.

  • Jul 2019

    Can masturbation impact your workout?

    Masturbation is a healthy sexual activity, and exercise provides many health benefits. Masturbating before a workout is unlikely to affect the fitness of either males or females. Learn more here.

  • Jul 2019

    What to know about masturbating before sex

    Masturbating before sex can help some people achieve arousal and reduce stress. However, there is no clear scientific proof behind the anecdotal evidence that it can help males last longer before orgasm. Learn more here.

  • Jul 2019

    What causes red spots on the penis?

    A variety of health conditions can cause red spots on the penis, including eczema, balanitis, and some sexually transmitted infections. Learn about these and other causes here.

  • Jul 2019

    What to know about dry orgasms

    A dry orgasm, in which there is no ejaculation, may occur due to surgery, testosterone deficiency, nerve damage, or other causes. Learn more about dry orgasms here.

  • Jul 2019

    What to know about circumcised and uncircumcised penises

    Circumcision of the penis, or the removal of the foreskin, is not usually medically necessary. For many people, it is a choice. Whether or not it affects the level of sexual stimulation remains unclear. Learn more here.

  • Jul 2019

    Urine test can help diagnose aggressive prostate cancer

    New research introduces a diagnostic test for aggressive prostate cancer, which may help people 'avoid an unnecessary initial biopsy.'

  • Jul 2019

    How common is erectile dysfunction?

    Doctors know that erectile dysfunction is common, but calculating its exact prevalence is tough. A recent review has attempted to draw a clearer picture.

  • Jun 2019

    What to know about a cut on the penis

    The thin skin around the penis is prone to cuts and tears. Causes of a cut on the penis can include friction, scratching, and accidents. Symptoms of sexually transmitted infections can sometimes also resemble cuts. Learn more about the causes and treatment of a cut on the penis here.

  • Jun 2019

    What to know about friction burns on the penis

    Friction burns on the penis can cause red, swollen skin in the affected area. They can occur due to vigorous sexual activity or tight fitting clothing and may cause symptoms similar to those of a sexually transmitted infection. Learn more about penile friction burns, including how to treat and prevent them.

  • Jun 2019

    Colon cancer: Could yogurt prevent precancerous growths?

    A new study has found that men who eat yogurt regularly have a lower risk of abnormal growths in the bowel, or adenomas, which can precede colon cancer.

  • Jun 2019

    Women are better than men at remembering words and faces

    A new meta-analysis of over 600 studies has found that women are better than men at recalling certain types of memories, such as verbal information.

  • Jun 2019

    What causes penis skin to peel?

    Many factors can cause the skin on the penis to peel, including chafing, allergic reactions, skin conditions, and infections. Learn about the causes of penis skin peeling and how to treat it here.

  • Jun 2019

    New report shows overall cancer mortality on the decline

    A joint effort among various governmental bodies, the new 'Annual Report to the Nation' offers fresh insights on cancer incidence and mortality.