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Latest News from the ISSM - April 6, 2018 Member Login
Vitamin D Supplementation May Have Sex Health Benefits

Men who take vitamin D supplements might see improvements in their sexual health, according to a new study in the International Journal of Endocrinology. 

Past research suggests that men with vitamin D deficiency have poorer sexual function. This study aimed to confirm these findings and determine whether vitamin D supplements could help. 

Scientists looked at medical data from 114 men (median age 64) who were patients at the same andrology clinic.  They also analyzed data from a subgroup of 41 men who took vitamin D supplements and followed those patients for a year. 

Overall, higher levels of vitamin D were associated with higher levels of total testosterone and better sexual function. 

For the subgroup, men taking vitamin D had increased free and total testosterone levels and improved erectile function. 

Please see more information on the study here. 

April Editions of Two ISSM Journals Now Online!

We're pleased to announce that the newest editions of two ISSM print journals -- the Journal of Sexual Medicine and Sexual Medicine Reviews -- are now available online.

Just click on the links above to see the latest peer-reviewed papers on a variety of sexual medicine topics, including female sexual health, gender dysphoria, Peyronie's disease, prostate cancer, penile prosthesis implantation, and more.

Full access to all four ISSM journals is free for all ISSM members. If you're not a member yet, check out the valuable member benefits and join today! 

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