On The Pulse


The interaction of sexual orientation and provider-patient communication on sexual and reproductive health (SHR) can be tricky to navigate, according to the results of a prospective study of a sample of U.S. women of diverse sexual orientations in the journal Patient Education and Counseling.

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Angie DeRosa, Senior Editor at Contemporary OB/GYN®, interviewed Michael Krychman, MD, about the importance of creating an affirming environment in medical facilities for the LGBTQ+ community. He is the executive director of the Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship in Newport Beach, Calif.

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A webinar held by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) in April shared highlights from the 2020 Women’s Health Survey, followed by a panel discussion on its implications in several areas. This article captures the discussion portion of the webinar.

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In this video, Angie DeRosa, senior editor of Contemporary OB/GYN®, interviews Michael Krychman, MD, a gynecologist who specializes in sexual health and survivorship medicine.

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Poor sleep quality is linked to female sexual dysfunction, whereas good sleep quality is associated with heightened sexual activity, according to a cross-sectional analysis of the Data Registry on Experiences of Aging, Menopause and Sexuality (DREAMS).

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Limited changes occur in endocrine markers with the combined oral contraceptive Nextstellis (Mayne Pharma), according to a prospective study presented at the virtual annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH) in March.

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A weekend workshop with a group therapy intervention program promoted safe sex and reduced drinking.

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The vast majority of cancer survivors reported that they experience sexual side effects after chemotherapy, radiation and other cancer treatments according to the results of a survey presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

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Dr. Krychman is a gynecologist who specializes in sexual health and survivorship medicine. He is executive director of the Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine Inc. in Newport Beach, Calif.

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Dr. Krychman is a gynecologist who specializes in sexual health and survivorship medicine. He is executive director of the Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine Inc. in Newport Beach, Calif.

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