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Latest News from the ISSM - May 17, 2019 Member Login
Sexual Dysfunction Connected to Poor Sleep

Many older adults have trouble sleeping, and such problems could be affecting their sexual function as well. 

In a study of almost 4,000 adults over 50 in the United Kingdom, women who reported low sleep quality were more likely to have orgasm difficulties.

While sleep quality did not appear to affect men's orgasms, sleep duration did: men who slept more than 8 hours each night had more orgasm issues.

Women who rated their sleep quality as low or moderate tended to have more problems with arousal. In men, moderate sleep quality was linked to greater odds of erectile dysfunction. 

More details on the study, including the authors' recommendations, can be found here. 

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine: Apply for ISSM Scholarships by June 3!

There are just over two weeks left to apply for an ISSM scholarship to the European Society of Sexual Medicine's School of Sexual Medicine to be held November 8 - 17, 2019 in Budapest, Hungary.

Applications must be received by June 3, 2019.

Ten scholarships are available to first-time attendees of the program.

This annual program is intended for clinicians who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to practice in sexual medicine and clinical sexology.

Each scholarship covers the full registration fee, which includes tuition, meals, and accommodations.

Click here for more information on eligibility criteria and application instructions. 

Application materials will be reviewed by the ISSM Grants & Prizes Committee and the ISSM Executive Committee. Applicants will be notified about their status during the second week of July 2019.

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