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Latest News from the ISSM - March 11, 2019 Member Login
Annamaria Giraldi Receives ISSWSH Distinguished Service Award

The ISSM congratulates Annamaria Giraldi, president-elect of the ISSM, for receiving the ISSWSH Distinguished Service Award in recognition of her years of dedication and commitment to the field of women's sexual health. The award was given at the ISSWSH/ISSM Joint Meeting "It Takes Two to Tango," held last week in Atlanta, USA. 

Study Examines Age in Male-to-Female Transgender Individuals

Male-to-female transgender individuals who undergo gender-affirmation surgery generally fall into two age categories, according to a recent study in Sexual Medicine.

The findings were based on a group of 40 adults who had had their penis and testes removed and had a neovagina created. 

The two groups were distinguished by age of gender dysphoria onset:

  • Age 17 or younger
  • Age 18 or older

The groups differed in many ways, particularly in sexual attraction and the likelihood of being sexually active. 

Click here for further information on the groups' characteristics. 

Penile Girth Enhancement Procedures Considered Experimental

Many men are concerned about their penis size, worrying that their length and girth don't "measure up" in comparison to their peers. 

Our website's latest research summary focuses on studies of penile girth enhancement strategies, including oral therapies, traction and vacuum devices, injections, soft tissue fillers, graft and flap procedures, subcutaneous penile implants, and corporoplastic phalloplasty. 

Please see the summary here. 

Journal of Sexual Medicine: New Edition Available!

We're pleased to announce that the latest issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine can now be accessed online.

In this month's edition, you'll find the latest research papers on erectile function, pharmacology, epidemiology and risk factors, female sexual medicine, paraphilias, and more. 

Full-text access is included with your ISSM membership. See the full table of contents here.

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