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    1. ED a Red Flag for Heart Attack, Strokes

      May 21, 2010 -- Erectile dysfunction is an early warning sign of heart disease and may provide a window of opportunity to stave off heart attacks and strokes, according to a review article in the June issue of the International Journal of Clinical Practice. Men with erectile dysfunction typically de

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    2. Statins May Lower Testosterone, Libido

      April 16, 2010 -- Statin therapy prescribed to lower cholesterol also appears to lower testosterone, according to a new study that evaluated nearly 3,500 men who had erectile dysfunction or ED. ''Current statin therapy is associated with a twofold increased prevalence of hypogonadism," a condition i

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    3. 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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    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. 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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    8. 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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    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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