Quantcast

Latest impotence Stories

2006-01-16 19:09:39

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Impotence drugs such as Viagra and Cialis can increase the risk of eye damage in men who have a history of heart disease or high blood pressure, researchers said on Tuesday. In a small study, scientists at the University of Alabama in Birmingham found that men who had suffered a heart attack were 10 times more likely to have optic nerve damage if they had been taking leading anti-impotence pills. "For patients with a history of myocardial...

2005-11-03 08:59:14

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Making "Paradise Now," a tale of why two laid-back garage mechanics become suicide bombers, was not easy for Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad -- he had to scramble for funds, dodge a missile attack from Israel plus skirt landmines and threats from extremists. But the filming in Nablus, where his location manager was briefly kidnapped as a warning by factions afraid the film would be critical, was just one hurdle. He has to see if...

2005-10-20 10:14:02

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Drugs to treat erectile dysfunction need stronger warnings on their packaging about the risk of blindness, U.S. consumer group Public Citizen said on Thursday in a petition filed with health regulators. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration should "immediately add a black box warning regarding the risks of drug-induced blindness for the three phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) inhibitors that are prescribed for the treatment of erectile dysfunction,"...

2005-09-27 17:04:47

By Susan Heavey POTOMAC, Maryland (Reuters) - Doctors, drugmakers and health officials should take steps to curb abuse of erectile dysfunction drugs while research continues on whether use of the medicines increase the rate of HIV infections, especially among gay men, experts said in draft guidelines on Tuesday. Research may suggest a role, but more studies are needed on how the drugs affect transmission of the virus and whether they encourage risky sexual behavior, a group of...

2005-06-10 06:32:09

WASHINGTON (AP) -- If the poor or elderly want Viagra to treat erectile dysfunction, they should buy it themselves and not ask taxpayers to foot the bill, a Georgia congressman said Thursday. "Taxpayers are willing to pay for somebody's heart medication, but they are not going to buy their beer or their Viagra," said Rep. Nathan Deal, the Republican chairman of a health subcommittee that is looking at how to save money in the Medicaid program. Deal signaled he would draft legislation to...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.