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Viagra, unlikely tool for vision research, slows the visual response to flickering light

Therapeutic doses of Viagra have been shown to influence the rate at which visual signals are integrated by the brain, affecting the way quick, repeated events, such as flickering light, are perceived. The work sheds light on the function of a specific photoreceptor enzyme and paves the way for future research utilizing Viagra as a safe tool for studying human vision....... Originally developed a...

Viagra improves urinary tract symptoms in men with erectile dysfunction

Viagra (sildenafil citrate), known for improving erectile dysfunction (ED), also effectively treats the prostate and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) associated with prostate enlargement that often occur with ED, a Northwestern University study has found. ... Kevin V. McVary, M.D., professor of urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, led the study, which he presented at...

Viagra blunts effects of stress on the human heart

Sildenafil citrate (Viagra), a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) in millions of men, reduces the stimulatory effects of hormonal stress on the heart by half, according to results of a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins. ...... While sildenafil is more widely known for helping genital blood vessels expand to maintain an erection and, more recently, as a treatment for pulmonary h...

Sildenafil (Viagra) approved for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) as Revatio

New York/Gieen. In a priority review the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Revatio () (sildenafil) as a treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The FDA approval was based on the preceding experimental and clinical investigations, which were initiated and largely performed at the University of Giessen Lung Center (UGLC) and led to a worldwide multicenter study. ......
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