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  1. Erections: Use It or Lose It?

    Men who have trouble getting erections have sex less often than men with normal sexual function, several studies have shown. But can a long sexual dry spell actually cause erectile dysfunction (ED)? And can men cut their risk for ED by having sex (or masturbating) on a regular basis? European scient

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  2. ED, Heart Disease May Be Deadly Duo

    March 15, 2010 -- Erectile dysfunction is a major warning sign for cardiovascular disease and early death. The finding comes from placebo-controlled studies comparing randomly selected men with ED and cardiovascular disease and men without ED. The men with ED and cardiovascular disease were: 1.9 tim

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  3. Happy, Healthy, and Hard

    As the saying goes, the best measure of a man's character is the company he keeps. But what about his health? According to Steven Lamm, MD, the best measure of that is his erect penis. In his book, The Hardness Factor, Lamm argues that a man's overall health directly affects the quality of his erect

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  4. New Erection Drug Faster, Safer?

    Nov. 23, 2009 - A still experimental erectile dysfunction drug -- avanafil -- promises erections in just 30 minutes or less, according to study results announced by the drug's manufacturer. The phase 3 study, not yet published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, included 646 men with erectile dys

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  5. Study: High BPA Linked to Sex Problems in Men

    Nov. 11, 2009 -- Workers exposed to very high levels of the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) were four to seven times more likely to report sexual function problems than were workers with no occupational exposure to the chemical, a new study shows. Earlier research has linked BPA exposure to reproduction

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  6. Progress in Rebuilding Penile Erectile Tissue

    Nov. 9, 2009 -- Wake Forest University researchers say they've found a way to replace penile erectile tissue and function in animals. Reporting online in the Nov. 9-13 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine s

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  7. Spider Venom for Erectile Dysfunction?

    Sept. 24, 2009 -- The venom of a Brazilian spider may inspire new drugs to treat erectile dysfunction. Researchers reported that news in Chicago at the American Heart Association's 63rd High Blood Pressure Research Conference. The spider is the Brazilian wandering spider (Phoneutria nigriventer). Bi

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  8. Could You Use a Penile Implant?

    Urologist Drogo Montague, MD, is the go-to guy for penis implants. No, we’re not talking about the get-big-quick schemes clogging your spam folder. Penis implants enable men with erectile dysfunction, or ED, to get an erection. Most of the 30 million men in the United States who have ED can turn to

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  9. Stamina-Rx Supplements Recalled

    June 17, 2009 -- Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Norcross, Ga., is recalling all lots of its dietary supplement Stamina-Rx because it contains an unapproved drug, benzamidenafil, which may pose health risks. Benzamidenafil, which isn't noted on the Stamina-Rx label and it isn't approved by the FDA,

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  10. Study: No Vision Loss From ED Drugs

    April 13, 2009 -- Using erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs like Viagra and Cialis for six months shouldn't lead to vision loss, according to a new study. Researchers say concerns have been raised about possible vision-related side effects associated with regular use of ED drugs. But their study showed

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