Tag: "erectile" at medical news
News briefs from the journal Chest, June 2007
... commonly known as Viagra, is widely used to treat erectile
dysfunction. The recommendation is based on several reports of studies of patients with PAH who were successfully treated with long-term sildenafil therapy. In one case, 222 patients completing 1-year of treatment with sildenafil monotherapy improved...
Medicalizing the human condition
...udies of short stature, shyness, "male menopause," erectile
dysfunction, adult ADHD, and sexual orientation. In The Medicalization of Society: On the Transformation of Human Conditions into Treatable Disorders, just published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, Conrad examines the emergence of medicaliz...
Treatment for early prostate cancer associated with type of specialist seen
...vary. The most common are urinary incontinence and erectile
dysfunction for prostatectomy; diarrhea and erectile
dysfunction for radiation therapy; loss of libido, hot flashes and breast tenderness for hormone the...
Botox: More than cosmetic
... effects, including stress urinary incontinence or erectile
dysfunction. According to Yao-Chi Chuang, M.D., principal investigator of the study from Chang Gung University Medical College, Taiwan, Botox reduces the size of the prostate gland through a cellular process called apoptosis, in which the prostat...
Erectile dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms
...n between lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectile
dysfunction (ED) and has also suggested that LUTS ... urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and the severity of erectile
dysfunction (ED). Researchers from the United States explored the question of whether LUTS severity ...
Erectile dysfunction -- the canary in the mineshaft?
... -- New research into urologic conditions such as erectile
dysfunction indicate that these disorders could b...nitric oxide production which has been related to erectile
dysfunction (ED). Researchers from France explored whether treatment with sildenafil a common pharm...
NYP/Weill Cornell Urologists present at 2007 AUA Conference
...ar disease -- have higher incidences of urological erectile
dysfunction. The study explores how lifestyle can ...ove another common side effect of prostatectomy -- erectile
dysfunction. Dr. Tewari will be presenting a video (VID06, May 22, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.) and poster (M...
UCLA Nobel Laureate honored with membership in the American Philosophical Society
...ra, the first oral medication for the treatment of erectile
dysfunction. Additional prestigious awards Ignarro has received include the Basic Research Prize of the American Heart Association, the CIBA Award for Hypertension Research and the Roussel Uclaf Prize for Cell Communication and Signaling. He has b...
Urologic diseases cost Americans $11B a year
...n and adults, among them congenital abnormalities, erectile
dysfunction, chronic prostatitis, interstitial cystitis, urinary incontinence and a chapter on sexually transmitted diseases, contributed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Findings include: Medical care for nearly 12.8 m...
Erectile dysfunction drugs may trump nitroglycerin for heart protection
...CU, and colleagues compared nitroglycerin with two erectile
dysfunction drugs -- Viagra, generically known as ... protective effects on the heart produced by these erectile
dysfunction drugs may be potentially useful as adjunct therapy in patients undergoing elective proce...
Medicalize me: Experts look at how our perceptions of illness are shaped
...ange them, he says in the new essay for instance, erectile
dysfunction drug ads that are featured prominently at sporting events as well as on TV play to mens perceptions of what it is to be a normal, healthy man. The same goes for antidepressant ads showing women who are able to fulfill their roles and duti...
Erectile dysfunction influenced by race and ethnicity
... to a new study in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, erectile
dysfunction (ED) is highly prevalent across white,...demiologic studies have examined the prevalence of erectile
dysfunction in populations largely of Caucasian men. Translation of the sexual medicine findings of ...
'Erectile dysfunction' drugs heighten natural anti-cancer activity
...e Viagra, is one of a class of drugs used to treat erectile
dysfunction in millions of men, and in recent years, its ability to stimulate the production of NO has been investigated by experts in diseases linked to the activity of blood vessels and blood components. The new Hopkins study homes in on a tact...
Long-term outcomes for prostate cancer show IMRT Curative: 89 percent disease-free 8 years later
...years. Of those men who were potent prior to IMRT, erectile
dysfunction developed in 49 percent. "This study confirms that we can improve patients' quality of life by reducing the side effects of radiotherapy while maintaining disease-free survival," said Dr. Zelefsky. "However, there is still room for impr...
Study shows men with ED favor treatment with Vardenafil
...ial of PDE5 inhibitors used to treat patients with erectile
dysfunction (ED), designed to minimize bias toward...s significantly superior to sildenafil in terms of erectile
function, intercourse satisfaction and overall satisfaction. There were also a significant higher pe...
U-M study finds some prostate cancer patients potentially overtreated
... prostate cancer can lead to complications such as erectile
dysfunction, urinary incontinence and bowel difficulties. "Just as a failure to treat a potentially lethal prostate cancer is generally considered inappropriate from a quality-of-care perspective, overtreatment of lower-risk cancers is also not i...
New study shows antibiotic may protect the heart
...Kukreja and his colleagues have studied a class of erectile
dysfunction drug known as phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors as part of ongoing research into heart protection. The team first investigated Viagra, generically known as sildenafil, and more recently, Levitra, generically known as vardenafil, and found th...
Smoking and obesity may increase the risk of erectile dysfunction
...ing are strongly associated with a greater risk of erectile
dysfunction (ED). Meanwhile, regular physical acti...als Follow-up Study who reported good or very good erectile
function and no major chronic disease before 1986. Among the participants, 17.7 percent (3,905) repo...
Studies to date say erectile dysfunction drugs affect other systems, mostly for the better
...o specializes in therapies for men who suffer from erectile
dysfunction (ED) and have heart problems, diabetes...roduce mostly beneficial results, and not just for erectile
dysfunction. The FDA recently approved a reformulation of sildenafil for the treatment of primary pu...
Botox: Its not just for wrinkles anymore
... effects, including stress urinary incontinence or erectile
dysfunction. According to Dr. Chancellor, Botox reduces the size of the prostate gland through a cellular process called apoptosis, in which the prostate cells die in a programmed manner. This reduction in size can improve urine flow and decrease r...
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