Latest Erectile dysfunction Stories

Man Suing Doctor Over Lost Penis
2012-05-20 05:20:02

A 65-year-old Peruvian man is suing a Florida doctor after losing his penis to infection following a 2007 penile implant surgery. He told a courtroom on Thursday via webcam that the defendant failed to properly warn him of the risks and that the loss of his genitalia has robbed him of his manhood and dignity. According to Erik Ortiz of the New York Daily News, the man, Enrique Milla, appeared via Skype from his home in Lima, where he currently resides after being deported in 2011 following...

2012-05-11 23:03:18

The use of saw palmetto in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) improves not only urinary symptoms but also concomitant sexual dysfunctions, latest research shows. Roggwil, Switzerland (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 A new study — published in the journal Phytotherapy Research -- showed for the first time that a treatment with a saw palmetto preparation (Prostasan®) lead to an improvement not only of urinary symptoms but also of sexual dysfunctions.Benign prostatic hyperplasia...

2012-05-01 23:01:33

On April 11th, 2012, the U.S. FDA announced changes to the labels for Propecia (finasteride) and Proscar to expand the list of sexual adverse events reported to FDA as some of these events have been reported to continue after the drug is no longer being used. Propecia is a pill, manufactured by Merck, for use in males only and indicated for the treatment of male pattern hair loss. It was approved by the FDA in 1997. On April 16th, 2012, sixteen federal lawsuits that alleged persistent sexual...

2012-04-29 23:02:07

Neogenis Labs contends that nitric oxide insufficiency, not testosterone, is actually to blame for aging baby boomers' sexual issues. Nitric oxide is a naturally occurring molecule in our bodies. As we age, we lose our ability to produce it. Research reveals that this molecule controls erections in men and orgasms in women. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 28, 2012 As men age, often their sexual performance suffers. And somewhere along the way, testosterone got pegged as the problem. Dr. Craig...

FDA Approves New Drug For Erectile Dysfunction
2012-04-28 04:43:19

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted on Friday to approve a new drug to treat erectile dysfunction (ED), various media outlets have reported. The medication, Stendra (genetic name: avanafil), is produced by California-based pharmaceutical company Vivus Inc. and is the first product from that company to receive FDA approval, according to Jennifer Corbett Dooren of the Wall Street Journal. Like Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra, Stendra is a phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE-5) inhibitor...

2012-04-11 05:44:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Dialysis is a common treatment used by more then 350,000 individuals in the United States alone. Patients on dialysis commonly experience symptoms such as pain, depression, impaired sleep, and fatigue; overall impacting their quality of life. A study recently uncovered that the majority of female kidney failure patients on dialysis may also experience sexual problems. Although there is increasing awareness of erectile dysfunction in men on hemodialysis, the...

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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'