For many men, getting an erection is as simple as breathing. But it's an incredibly complex process involving a precise sequence of psychological and physiological events that can easily go wrong. Here's how erections work — and how science is helping millions of men keep it up.
Horny goat weed extract is often sold as a male sexual stimulant in gas station restrooms. The little foil packages claim to enhance male performance in exchange for three quarters inserted simultaneously into a wall-mounted vending machine.
Tomorrow, as you are almost certainly aware, is Valentine's Day. For some of us, this a particularly blissful time of year. For others it's one that calls for intense cynicism. But regardless of your stance on Valentine's Day, there's no way to avoid being bombarded with romantic imagery. So you might as well take…
At the 1983 Urodynamics Society conference in Las Vegas, pioneering urologist Sir Giles Skey Brindley delivered what was singularly the most uncomfortable lecture in the history of academia. What began as a presentation on the treatment of erectile dysfunction quickly transformed into an unwanted session of…
For men in heterosexual relationships, time out with the guys can be important. Now, research suggests that it may be better for the guys' sex lives if their female partners don't tag along. A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago and Cornell University shows that when a woman forms…
An unfortunate electronics-based ass explosion. A confused lad with dirty vinyl. A relationship doomed by a ringtone. This week's questions tortured us for minutes, but we recovered. And we came up with answers.
The iPhone App Store scam continues. Following wart removing, hair growing, fat burning, and anti-smoking apps that use the iPhone to perform their miracles, now it's time for your penis: A new Apple-approved app fixes erection dysfunction through sound waves!
We've heard that just about anything could give you ED, so what to do when things down below just aren't working? You could pop lil' blue pills or you could go with something more reliable: Shockwaves to the crotch.
A five-year study shows that exposure to bisphenol A, a commonly used plastics additive, increases the risk of erectile dysfunction and other sexual problems. This study surveyed factory workers who face high levels of exposure, but further research is coming.