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Erectile dysfunction may signal early atherosclerosis

...problem that needs to be investigated. The smaller penile arteries suffer obstruction from plaque burden earlier than the larger coronary arteries hence erectile dysfunction may be symptomatic before a coronary event," Dr. Chiurlia said. Dr. Chiurlia noted that this study involved only a small number of men...

Blocking previously unrecognized links between inflammatory systems could make COX-2 inhibitors safe

...ing of inflammation, dilating of blood vessels and penile erection. The site on the iNOS protein that binds to COX-2 is close to the active or business end of the iNOS, the researchers found. As a result, it should be possible to design drugs that do double duty by inhibiting iNOS while also blocking iNO...

89 percent of men with penile implants are able to have sex says new study

Nine out of ten men fitted with a penile prosthesis were able to have sexual intercourse an...plains lead author Andrea Minervini. "Implanting a penile prosthesis remains an effective treatment, particularly for patients with medical conditions that ca...

Erectile dysfunction may warn of heart disease

...hypertension, smoking and hyperlipidemia. "As the penile arteries are relatively small in comparison with the coronary arteries," the authors write, "they may be more prone to cause ED with even comparatively small amounts of atherosclerosis." They caution that there are a number of potential causes for er...

New vaccine prevents cervical cancer in teens

...uding some vulvar and vaginal cancers in women and penile cancers in men. Approximately 50% of all sexually active women are infected with one or more high risk HPV types, and by age 50 at least 80% of women will have acquired genital HPV infection. Approximately 74% of new HPV infections occurred among i...

Doctors treating pain from circumcision more seriously

...ommonly used pain relief techniques are the dorsal penile nerve block and the subcutaneous ring block. Both techniques involve the injection of the painkiller lidocaine at the base of the penis which decreases pain sensation prior to circumcision. Topical anesthetic creams are less effective but they are s...

UCLA Nobel Laureate honored with membership in the American Philosophical Society

...tric oxide is the neurotransmitter responsible for penile erection, which led to the development of Viagra, 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 ...

Men worry more about penile size than women, says 60-year-old research review

... more than 50 international research projects into penile size and small penis syndrome carried out since 19...r cent of women were satisfied with their partners penile size, but only 55 per cent of men were satisfied. Two studies reported that 90 per cent of w...

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