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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. New Cure for 4-Hour Erections?

      Nov. 4, 2009 -- Men suffering penis pain and damage from erections lasting longer than four hours may benefit from an orphan drug used to treat severe "bubble boy" immune deficiency, mouse studies suggest. The condition, called priapism, seems funny only to those who have never suffered it. More tha

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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. Hydrogen Sulfide: Potential Help for ED

      March 2, 2009 -- The stench of rotten eggs seems an unlikely aphrodisiac. But new research suggests that a foul-smelling gas could someday become the target of new drugs for erectile dysfunction. Hydrogen sulfide is present in raw natural gas and in the odor of rotting eggs. Our bodies also produce

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    9. Obesity Linked to Erectile Dysfunction

      Oct. 31, 2008 -- A new study shows that obesity has a significant impact on male sexual health. The study, published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, focused on 2,435 Italian male patients who sought outpatient treatment for sexual dysfunction between 2001 and 2007. Among participants, 41.5% were

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    10. Horny Goat Weed Shows Promise for ED

      Sept. 25, 2008 -- Erectile dysfunction is nothing to laugh about. But what if ED could be helped by an extract from a plant called horny goat weed? Horny goat weed and related herbs have purportedly been treatments for sexual dysfunction for years. Now scientists may be a step closer to discovering

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