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Promise of 'bladder pacemaker' for people with spinal cord injury

...ut losing bowel control or sexual function such as erection in men and lubrication in women. "Our goal is to create a system that performs as well as existing technology, but that is less invasive to install and preserves as much of the person's remaining function as possible," Grill said. He envisions a si...

Surgeons pinch more than an inch from the arm to rebuild a micropenis

...e, and an inflatable penile prosthesis to allow an erection to engage in sexual intercourse. UCL surgeons performed the operation on nine men aged 19 to 43 with a range of medical backgrounds, including three hermaphrodites and two men who had problems with androgen (the group of hormones which includes test...

Researchers debate recreational use of PDE-5 inhibitors

...tors are technically used to enable men to have an erection when ED is caused by problems like diabetes, depression, hypertension or prostate surgery, others see these drugs as an opportunity to enhance their lifestyle through sexual performance. Dimitrios Hatzichristou, MD will argue that PDE-5 ...

NIH launches new study to compare prostate surgery and drugs

...est that these procedures reduce the occurrence of erection or bladder control side effects, which occur more often with the traditional surgery for BPH, known as transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). TUNA and TUMT are said to be minimally invasive in part because they typically are done with local...

Nitric oxide links bulk of sporadic and familial Parkinson's disease

...emical messenger involved in bodily functions from erection to nerves' communication, also shuts down a protein involved in Parkinson's disease. The finding finally provides a biochemical link between Parkinson's disease (PD) that occurs in families and the vast majority of cases which occur randomly in the p...

Viagra (R) can take effect in as little as 14 minutes in many men, study shows

...ing Viagra (sildenafil citrate) 100 mg achieved an erection that resulted in successful sexual intercourse. Results of the study were published in the current issue of Urology. Onset-of-action speed is only one factor to consider when choosing a therapy for ED, said Dr. Harin Padma-Nathan, clinical professor...

First study of Viagra(R) in black men demonstrates treatment as effective, well tolerated

...to screen and treat black men who are experiencing erection problems," said Jean Bonhomme, M.D., Founder, National Black Men's Health Network. "We have now confirmed that Viagra is an effective and well tolerated treatment option for these men." The prevalence study, of over 2,000 men, found that ED was not ...

First ethnicity-specific erectile dysfunction study shows prevalence among Hispanic American men

...nly "sometimes" or "never" able to get and keep an erection for satisfactory intercourse. An additional 31 pe...ed to be "sometimes/never" able to get and keep an erection rose to 35 percent. Forty-three percent of Hispanic men with diabetes were similarly suffering from...

Regular cycling can improve sexual function in men with heart failure

...three areas: relationship with partner, quality of erection and personal wellness. We found significant improvement in both SAP and QOL among patients who were cycling, Belardinelli says. After eight weeks, peak oxygen uptake in the cycling group had improved 18 percent and flow-mediated dilation improved...

Smokers more likely to experience impotence, Wake Forest study shows

...impotence, is the inability of a man to achieve an erection or to complete intercourse, he said, and affects an estimated 30 million Americans. "These data are the first to quantify a 26-fold increase in erectile dysfunction among primary care men with hypertension who also currently smoke, a rate that is...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... Children,s Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was recently ... issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology , one ... McCullers, a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, and chair ... of Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed the epidemiology ... and 1968 pandemics, as well as more recent ...
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