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Latest News from the ISSM - November 1, 2019 Member Login
ISSM/SMSNA Sexual Health Symposium Planned in Kenya

The ISSM and the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA) will focus on sexual health and cancer at their first Sexual Health Symposium next month in Kenya.

In collaboration with the HCG-CCK Cancer Centre, the Kenyan Association of Urological Surgeons (KAUS), and the Faraja Cancer Support Trust, the event will take place November 22, 2019 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi.

"Our goal is to make the Sexual Health Symposium in Nairobi a first in a series of activities that can ultimately result in the development of clinical and academic collaborations throughout Kenya, and more generally across Africa," the organizers wrote.

More information on the symposium, including the program and a link to registration details, is available here.

Sex Might Not Induce Labor

Pregnant women reaching the end of their term are sometimes advised to have intercourse as a way of inducing labor. However, a new Journal of Sexual Medicine study finds that this method might not be effective. 

The study included 1,483 women with low-risk, singleton pregnancies at term. Some were instructed to have sex at that time; others were not. 

Sex did not appear to hasten the onset of labor, but the researchers encouraged further study. 

For more details, including the authors' advice on sex during pregnancy, please click here. 

November 2019 Edition of JSM Now Online

The latest edition of the Journal of Sexual Medicine is now available online!

This month's issue includes the latest research on a wealth of topics, such as transgender health, Peyronie's disease, paraphilias and more.

You'll also find articles on female sexual health, epidemiology, and oncology.

Check out the table of contents here.

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