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2012-02-02 18:00:08

Student BMJ editorial: Sexual health and the older adult Sexually active adults aged 45 and over are being encouraged to pay more thought to safe sex in line with recent figures showing that STIs in 50-90 year olds have doubled in the past ten years. In an editorial published in the Student BMJ, Rachel von Simson, medical student at King's College London and Ranjababu Kulasegaram, consultant genitourinary physician at St Thomas' Hospital London, discuss research showing that 80% of...

2012-01-23 08:50:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Erectile dysfunction (ED) (http://www.urologicalcare.com/) and erection problems are estimated to affect more than 30 million men in the U.S. Characterized by difficulty achieving or maintaining erections, the often embarrassing issue is the result of decreased blood flow to the penis caused by a range of health factors including diabetes, prostate cancer treatment, trauma, and medication. Great strides have been made in the treatment of...

2012-01-23 10:38:57

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — If you have stable cardiovascular disease, it is more than likely that you can safely engage in sexual activity. "Sexual activity is a major quality of life issue for men and women with cardiovascular disease and their partners. Unfortunately, discussions about sexual activity rarely take place in the clinical context," quoted Glenn N. Levine, M.D., professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas was quoted as saying. According to the...

New Guidelines Say Sex Is Safe For Heart Patients
2012-01-20 07:38:59

Survivors of heart attacks and people who have had heart surgery can safely resume sexual activity, as long as they are healthy enough to walk up two flights of stairs without chest pain or shortness of breath, according to new guidelines released on Thursday from the American Heart Association (AHA). In a scientific statement, the AHA said that having sex only slightly raises the chance for a heart attack, meaning the new guidelines apply to people with and without heart disease....

2012-01-19 20:36:16

If you have stable cardiovascular disease, it is more than likely that you can safely engage in sexual activity, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement. The statement, published online in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, contains recommendations by experts from various fields, including heart disease, exercise physiology and sexual counseling. "Sexual activity is a major quality of life issue for men and women with cardiovascular disease...

2012-01-17 05:45:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) today announced that results from the REVIVE study were published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine (JSM), a peer-reviewed journal with broad, multidisciplinary readership. REVIVE (TA-301) was a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 3 study evaluating the safety and efficacy of avanafil, an investigational drug currently under review by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of erectile...

2011-12-05 05:45:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) today announced that multiple abstracts were presented over the weekend at the 2011 European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM) Meeting in Milan, Italy. The ESSM is the largest gathering of medical professionals specializing in sexual dysfunction and treatment in Europe. The specific abstracts that were presented on December 3rd, 2011 include: A moderated poster presentation by Laurence...

2011-11-15 10:00:00

PASADENA, Calif. Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of multiple medications is associated with increased severity of erectile dysfunction, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online in the British Journal of Urology International. This study surveyed 37,712 ethnically diverse men from Southern California and found that men taking various medications are likely to have more severe ED. This was part of the California Men's Health Study, a multiethnic cohort of men ages 46 to...

2011-11-15 06:53:22

The use of multiple medications is associated with increased severity of erectile dysfunction, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online in the British Journal of Urology International. This study surveyed 37,712 ethnically diverse men from Southern California and found that men taking various medications are likely to have more severe ED. This was part of the California Men's Health Study, a multiethnic cohort of men ages 46 to 69 who are members of Kaiser Permanente in...

2011-11-14 05:45:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) today announced that new analyses from TA-314, a phase 3 long-term safety and efficacy study of the investigational drug avanafil for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED), was presented over the weekend at the 2011 Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA) Meeting in Las Vegas, NV. Andrew R. McCullough, MD, Professor of Surgery/Urology at Albany Medical College, presented the analysis of results...