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Candela Announces Health Canada Approval Of Two New Gynecological Indications For CO2RE® Laser Platform

The CO2RE laser platform offers women a nonsurgical, hormone-free treatment for genitourinary syndrome of menopause and stress urinary incontinence MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Candela Corporation, a leading global aesthetic device company, today announced that Health Canada has approved the CO2RE® laser, the world's first fully integrated CO2 workstation, for the treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...

Virtual Sex with Your Distant Partner: How to Enjoy Orgasmic Sex in a Long Distant Relationship Using Technology

Absence makes the heart grow fonder… and it also makes you hornier! A lot of couples in long-distance yearn to feel the body of their partner on theirs. It can be too taxing to be physically far away from your partner because, at some point, you tend to start missing the sex. Given that sex is a very crucial aspect of a relationship, it...

Homosexuality is an outcome of increased sociability, research says

Human sexuality, including homosexuality, evolved as an outcome of the evolution of increased sociability in humans, two researchers said in a paper published on January 16, 2020. In the paper, they argued many of the evolutionary forces that shaped human sexuality were social, rather than based on reproductive ability. The research work jointly conducted by Macquarie University professor Andrew Barron and Duke University professor Brian Hare...

Vaginal dryness: Causes and treatments

How does vaginal dryness feel? Itchy is how most women describe it. Vaginal dryness can cause pain and bleeding during intercourse and increase the possibility of developing a vaginal infection. Normally, the walls of the vagina stay lubricated with a thin layer of clear fluid. The hormone estrogen helps maintain that fluid and keeps the lining of your vagina healthy, thick, and elastic. A drop in estrogen levels...

Erectile dysfunction often a warning sign of heart disease

By Patrick J. Skerrett Trouble getting or keeping an erection seems like it’s just a “down there” problem. For many men, though, it is much more. Erectile dysfunction, as it is formally known, is often an early warning sign of heart disease or other circulatory problems. From a purely mechanical perspective, an erection is a hydraulic event—extra blood must be delivered to the penis, kept there...

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Nearly 1 in 3 young men in the US report having no sex, study finds: News at IU: Indiana University

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Researchers from Indiana University say that nearly 1 in 3 U.S. men, ages 18 to 24, reported no sexual activity in...

What is the “normal” frequency of sex?

It’s human nature to wonder whether you are having more or less sex than others. But it’s a difficult question to answer. Many factors can...