COVID-19 may impair men’s sexual performance

BY: SHARON GUYNU, 2021 South Florida urologist Ranjith Ramasamy observed a disturbing trend among his patients as COVID-19 spread across the U.S. in 2020: More and more men were complaining that they couldn’t perform in the bedroom. At first Ramasamy and his colleagues at University of Miami Hospital’s urology clinic thought that the growing reports […]

Long covid: Hair loss and sexual dysfunction are among wider symptoms, study finds

BMJ 2022; 378 doi: bmj.o1887 27 July 2022: BMJ 2022;378:o1887, Jacqui Wise People experiencing long covid have reported a wider set of symptoms than previously thought, including hair loss and sexual dysfunction. Electronic health records of 2.4 million people in the UK from January 2020 to April 2021 were analysed for a study published in Nature Medicine.1 The cohort included 486 149 people with […]

Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on sexual functioning and activity: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Mojgan Masoudi, Raziyeh Maasoumi & Nicola Luigi Bragazzi; BMC Public Health volume 22, Article number: 189 (2022)  Abstract Background Since December 2019, when it was first reported in Wuhan, province of Hubei, China, the new virus SARS-CoV-2 has spread rapidly around the world and has become a global pandemic. During the COVID-19 pandemic, due to the public health measures implemented, people’s sexual activity has […]

Large study provides scientists with deeper insight into long COVID symptoms

May 25, 2023, National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute NIH-funded research effort identifies most common symptoms, potential subgroups, and initial symptom-based scoring system – with aim of improving future diagnostics and treatment Initial findings from a study of nearly 10,000 Americans, many of whom had COVID-19, have uncovered new details about long COVID, the post-infection […]