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Shingles Cases are Rising, But Why?

Shingles Cases are Rising, But Why?

Shingles is an infection involving nerves and their surrounding areas. It’s caused by the virus known as varicella-zoster (VZ). VZ is a different virus than herpes simplex, which is the virus that causes genital herpes, though the rashes may look ...

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VA Offers 50 Telehealth Specialties to Help Care for Rural Vets Implements Telemedicine Services at Veterans Affairs Department

VA Offers 50 Telehealth Specialties to Help Care for Rural Vets Implements Telemedicine Services at Veterans Affairs Department

Innovations in technologies like telemedicine aid and revamp health care facilities. To put technology to work helping people is the reason why it exists. Telemedicine is a developing technology that provides health care to those living anywhere, particularly to patients ...

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Savings from Telemedicine Stretch Far and Wide, Study Shows

Savings from Telemedicine Stretch Far and Wide, Study Shows

Studies show that telemedicine has far-reaching ways it will save people and the medical community money, but a recent analysis found that it also has an environmental benefit. Think about it. When you need the advice of a doctor, telemedicine ...

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How PTSD Effects Soldiers’ Sex Life

How PTSD Effects Soldiers’ Sex Life

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is about more than just nightmares and flashbacks. Among the least discussed of symptoms is sexual dysfunction. In fact, according to a 2013 study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, nearly 20% of soldiers ...

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A Relaunch is Coming for Addyi, aka ‘Female Viagra’

A Relaunch is Coming for Addyi, aka ‘Female Viagra’

Will two times be the charm? Makers of the women-only libido drug Addyi (flibanserin), also known as “female Viagra”, will be relaunching the drug in hopes that this time it will sell. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. plans a U.S. relaunch ...

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Study Finds Eating More Fruits May Help ED

Study Finds Eating More Fruits May Help ED

Chocolate-dipped strawberries are a Valentine’s Day staple for many lovebirds, but new research indicates that the benefits of the colorful fruit may go beyond taste: they could reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction (ED). The research findings A study published ...

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Red Wine Linked to Reduced ED

Red Wine Linked to Reduced ED

If you’ve read anything about nutrition and heart health in the last few years, you already know that red wine can be very beneficial. But a study from researchers at Harvard University and the University of East Anglia also found ...

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Will the ‘Female Viagra’ Experience Change How the FDA Approves Drugs?

Will the ‘Female Viagra’ Experience Change How the FDA Approves Drugs?

Recently, two drug manufacturers, who had developed two very different kinds of drugs, pushed the FDA for approval – and got it.  Female sexual arousal disorder and Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) do not have anything in common – except that ...

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4 Reasons Telemedicine Won’t Be Slowing Down Anytime Soon

4 Reasons Telemedicine Won’t Be Slowing Down Anytime Soon

No matter what impact politics may have on healthcare policy in the coming year, new healthcare models are likely to be in demand and receive greater support. And that certainly includes telemedicine. The dreaded waiting room process won’t be going ...

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Professors Reveal Disturbing Findings After Examining OTC ED Supplements

Professors Reveal Disturbing Findings After Examining OTC ED Supplements

  When the Sun Sentinel enlisted the help of two South Florida pharmacy professors to examine six different so-called “herbal erectile dysfunction pills,” the results were disturbing. The pills—which are often sold in convenience stores for $4 to $8 per ...

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