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Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction comes in many forms and can affect both men and women. Learn about sexual dysfunction and maintaining sexual health.

5 Tips for Improving Female Libido

A common complaint for many women is the loss of libido, or sex drive. While no one resolution exists, certain strategies can offer significant help for this condition and overall well-being. Learn about the causes and treatment of low libido.

Exploring the Therapeutic Possibilities of Future Sexbots

What could the future hold when man and machine meet? This piece of short fiction explores the science and the sensuality behind human existence. See more »

New Tech Uses Smartphone to Test for Male Fertility

Harvard researchers have developed a technology which may provide an inexpensive, easy way to test male fertility at home using a smartphone attachment. See more »

Sex May Be Good for Older Women, Bad for Older Men

In the next chapter of 'Men are from Mars, Women from Venus', a new study suggests that sex can extend the lives of older women, but shorten those of older men. See more »

In the Midst of Hookup Culture, Fewer Millennials Are Having Sex

A new study found millennials are having less sex than Gen Xers did at the same age. But why? See more »

Take That, Viagra! Sound Waves Can Help With Erectile Dysfunction

Scientists say this zap to the penis is the first real alternative to the little blue pill in 15 years. See more »

Is Licorice the Lady's Viagra?

The most potent aroma proven to stimulate women isn't men's cologne or even champagne; it's actually the all-natural scent of licorice. See more »

Natural Male Enhancements that Really Work (Plus Those That Don't)

Our Green Sex columnist ask what every guy wants to know, but none dares ask: Does natural male enhancement really exist? Learn more about natrual made enhancements that really work. See more »

Viagra Alternatives: 5 Myths About Natural Male Enhancement Aids

Billions of bytes land in e-mail boxes across the country promising potency, better sex and increased penis size. So the question is: Do these natural male enhancement aids really work? See more »

Sexual Pain Disorders: Causes and Treatments

What are the causes and treatments of sexual pain disorder? Learn about the causes and treatments of sexual pain disorder. See more »

10 Unusual Sexual Conditions

When it comes to sex, what is normal, exactly? For most issues, "normal" spans a pretty broad range. But life with these unusual sexual conditions definitely isn't typical. See more »