June has been an exciting month for articles on female sexuality, ranging from news on the female libido drug (Flibanserin) to HuffPo's piece on the history of the clitoris.
As always, let me know what you think of this month's articles and if you have suggestions for next month's round up!
Until next time,
Co-founder and CEO of SmartBod
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Cliteracy: The Overdue, Under-Told Story Of The Clitoris
"In 1969, we put man on the moon. In 1982, we invented the internet. In 1998, we discovered the full anatomy of the clitoris."
Women Who Sleep More Have More Sex
The Science Times
A new study shows that getting a good night’s sleep has been associated with being more likely to have more (and better) sex!
There are Very Few "Uncommon" Sexual Fantasies
Our sexual fantasies may be more commonplace than we think -- another study shows that what we've consider “kinks” are actually quite common.
Bees are Great at Pollinating Flowers -- But So Are Vibrators
Vibrators aren’t just for the bedroom: farmers are now using vibrators to simulate certain vibrational frequencies used to help flowers expel pollen.
HOT TOPIC: THE "LIBIDO PILL"
Almost two weeks ago, the FDA Advisory Committee reviewed and recommended Flibanserin to be passed by the FDA later this summer -- we’ve collected stories from around the web to keep you in the loop:
Female Libido Pill Fires Up Debate about Women and Sex
A fairly quick read that highlights both sides of the debate around whether Filbanserin should be approved or rejected by the FDA.
Viagra for Women Gets Push for FDA Approval
The New York Times
A more in-depth article than the NPR one if you're interested in digging more into the issues. This article also includes more recent developments on Filbanserin shortly before the FDA Advisory Committee review.
Unexcited? There May Be a Pill for That
The New York Times
An older article that focuses on a different female desire drug (Lybrido and Lybridos) that looks more broadly at the experiences of women who may be interested in trying libido pills and the pharmaceutical race to bring a female sexual libido pill to market.