— State of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters relating to the reproductive system and to its functions and processes. Reproductive health therefore implies that people are able to have a satisfying and safe sex life and that they have the capability to reproduce and the freedom to decide if, when and how often to do so. ...

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Peyronie''s Disease
... Peyronie's disease, a condition of uncertain cause, is characterized by a plaque, or hard lump, that forms on the penis. The plaque develops on the upper or lower side of the penis in layers conta...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Sexuality and Reproductive Issues
... This patient summary on the sexual side effects from cancer and cancer treatment is adapted from the summary written for health professionals by cancer experts. This and other credible information abo...
Source: National Cancer Institute

   

Reproductive Health Articles

  • Chlamydia
    ... Chlamydia (“kla-MID-ee-uh”) is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI), which is caused by bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis. You can get genital chlamydial infection during ora...
  • Emergency Contraception
    ... Emergency contraception, or emergency birth control, is used to keep a woman from getting pregnant when she has had unprotected vaginal intercourse. "Unprotected" can mean that no method of ...
  • Erectile Dysfunction
    ... Erectile dysfunction, sometimes called "impotence," is the repeated inability to get or keep an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. The word "impotence" may also be used to describe other pro...
  • Fertility Drugs As a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer
    ... In recent decades, an increasing number of women have been treated for infertility with drugs. The possibility that the use of fertility drugs may increase the risk of ovarian cancer has prompted rese...
  • New Study Identifies Gene Signaling Puberty
    ... NIH-funded researchers have identified a gene that appears to be a crucial signal for the beginning of puberty in human beings as well as in mice. Without a functioning copy of the gene, both humans a...
  • On the Teen Scene: Preventing STDs
    ... by Judith Levine Willis You don't have to be a genius to figure out that the only sure way to avoid getting sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is to not have sex. But in today's age of AIDS,...
  • On the Teen Scene: TSS: Reducing the Risk
    ... by Dixie Farley Women taking the necessary measures to prevent menstrually-related toxic shock syndrome (TSS) can be credited with much of the reduction in the number of cases in recent years. In 1997...
  • PAP Test
    ... The Pap test (also called a Pap smear) checks for changes in the cells of your cervix. The is the lower part of the uterus (womb) that opens into the vagina (birth canal). The Pap test can tell if you...
  • Peyronie's Disease
    ... Peyronie's disease, a condition of uncertain cause, is characterized by a plaque, or hard lump, that forms on the penis. The plaque develops on the upper or lower side of the penis in layers conta...
  • Sexuality and Reproductive Issues
    ... This patient summary on the sexual side effects from cancer and cancer treatment is adapted from the summary written for health professionals by cancer experts. This and other credible information abo...