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

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

Female sexual arousal disorder and Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have very little in common – except that recent FDA-approved drugs to treat these conditions have come under some tough scrutiny. Many women who suffer from low libido claim that taking ...

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Will Every Man Get ED As They Age?

Will Every Man Get ED As They Age?

With age comes wisdom, and for some, erectile dysfunction (ED). But is it inevitable? Some stats on erectile dysfunction and age Although ED is associated with aging, there is good news. First, impotence is not inevitable as you get older. ...

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Study Looks at Efficacy and Satisfaction of Men Using Cialis

Study Looks at Efficacy and Satisfaction of Men Using Cialis

A study published in the journal European Urology looked at the results of men taking Cialis, an FDA-approved drug used to treat erectile dysfunction. The objective was to determine if Cialis worked, and if men were happy with the results. ...

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Can Condoms Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Can Condoms Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

If you’ve been blaming condoms for your erectile dysfunction (ED), it may be time to figure out the real problem. That’s because a study published in the journal Sex Health found that of 479 men between ages 18 and 24, ...

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Can Viagra Really Reduce Altitude Sickness?

Can Viagra Really Reduce Altitude Sickness?

Could the most popularly prescribed drug for the treatment of erectile dysfunction also be used to treat altitude sickness? Some experts believe that it can. Viagra is highly respected for treating male impotence, a common condition that affects at least ...

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Lawmakers Sound Off About the Cost of ED Meds

Lawmakers Sound Off About the Cost of ED Meds

In 2006, Representative Steve King, a Republican from Iowa, sponsored a measure that barred Medicaid and Medicare from paying for Viagra and other medicines that treat erectile dysfunction (ED). King, who referred to ED pills as “lifestyle drugs,” famously said ...

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What You Should Know About Injections to Treat ED

What You Should Know About Injections to Treat ED

What You Should Know About Injections to Treat ED Pills like Viagra, Levitra and Cialis aren’t the only way to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). In addition to “penis pumps” and surgical implants, there are also injections—some of which you can ...

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Why CVS/Caremark Switched from Viagra to Cialis

Why CVS/Caremark Switched from Viagra to Cialis

In case you missed the news, pharmacy benefit company CVS/Caremark dropped coverage of erectile dysfunction (ED) drug Viagra, opting instead to cover Cialis. Why the change? With both drugs being brand name, it’s not as if CVS is choosing a ...

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Telemedicine vs. Telehealth: What’s the Difference?

Telemedicine vs. Telehealth: What’s the Difference?

While telemedicine has revolutionized the doctor-patient relationship, telehealth has changed how medicine is distributed to the patient – with a focus on offering a wider variety of care and treatment with ease, speed, convenience. What is the difference? These two ...

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Urine Luck: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Your Pee

Urine Luck: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Your Pee

Your pee has abruptly turned red and smells unlike it ever has before. You’re beside yourself with worry and your doctor is temporarily unreachable. What to do? First of all, relax. It’s true that pink or red urine can indicate ...

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