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Latest News from the ISSM - March 22, 2019 Member Login
Vehicle Exhaust Impairs Erectile Function in Rats

A recent rat study suggests a link between vehicle exhaust and erectile dysfunction (ED). 

For three months, researchers exposed four groups of male rats to varying degrees of gasoline vehicle exhaust, ranging from no exposure at all to six hours a day, five days a week. 

At the end of the three-month exposure period, the research team assessed erectile and lung function for each rat. They also analyzed lung and penile tissue structure. 

Rats who had been exposed to vehicle exhaust for four or six hours daily had poorer lung and erectile function and higher rates of pulmonary fibrosis compared to those who had less exposure.

Find out more about the study here. 

Upcoming Events in Sexual Medicine

Now that 2019 is well underway, have you thought about attending a sexual medicine conference this year? 

There are many to choose from! The list below can help you decide. Click on the links provided for further details. 

April 11 - 13, 2019
Brisbane, Australia

26th Annual Scientific Program of the SMSNA
May 3, 2019
Chicago, Illinois, USA

4th Biennial Meeting of the South Asian Society For Sexual Medicine (SASSM)
September 13 - 15, 2019
Bangalore, India

24th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health
October 12 - 15, 2019
Mexico City, Mexico

2019 Annual Fall Scientific Meeting of SMSNA
October 24 – 27, 2019
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

ISSWSH Fall Course 2019
November 14 – 16, 2019
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

SLAMS Annual Meeting 2019
December 5 – 7, 2019
Sao Paulo, Brazil

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