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2009-09-25 07:56:25

Compounds related to Viagra, which is already in clinical trials to prevent heart failure, may also counter the disease in a different way, according to a study published online today in the journal Circulation Research. The results hold promise for the design of a new drug class and for its potential use in combination with Viagra or beta blockers. In heart failure, which affects about 5.7 million Americans, the heart gradually loses the ability to pump with enough force to supply the body...

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2009-09-21 13:39:25

Scientists reported on Monday that they are in the process of developing a topical anti-impotence cream. Writing in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, scientists from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University found that topical versions of Viagra, Levitra and Cialis could be absorbed through the skin with fewer side effects, and quicker reaction time. According to BBC Health, erectile dysfunction pills may have been used by tens of millions of men so far, mostly with great...

2009-09-19 10:17:51

New drug delivery system could significantly lessen side effects An innovative drug-delivery system "“ nanoparticles encapsulating nitric oxide or prescription drugs "“ shows promise for topical treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a new study by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The new system, tested successfully on a small number of animals, could potentially prevent side effects associated with oral ED medications, if...

2009-08-24 08:51:00

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the nationwide recall of a dietary supplement sold under the name Steam. The FDA said Nutracoastal Trading LLC of Freeport, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling Steam lot 90260 because it contains Tadalafil, an active ingredient of an FDA-approved drug used for erectile dysfunction. The inclusion of the drug makes Steam dietary supplement an unapproved drug, the FDA said. The undeclared ingredient may interact with nitrates found in some prescription...

2009-08-04 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS), a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of novel therapeutic products, today announced that Timothy Morris, chief financial officer, will present an overview of the company at the Canaccord Adams 29th Annual Global Growth Conference in Boston. The VIVUS presentation will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. ET. A live...

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2009-07-28 16:40:00

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on Tuesday it had halted a trial of the drug sildenafil for patients with sickle cell disease, saying the drug caused serious medical problems.The trial was testing the safety and effectiveness of sildenafil, sold by Pfizer as Viagra and Revatio, as a treatment for pulmonary hypertension in patients with sickle cell disease, said the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).Patients without sickle cell disease taking the sildenafil --...

2009-07-11 12:12:39

Local authorities in Majorna, Sweden, must subsidize a 30-year-old impotent man's Viagra prescription, a court ruled. The County Administrative Court ruled in favor of the man, who argued having sex is essential to a reasonable quality of life, The Local reported Saturday. An assistance program in Majorna had denied the man's original request because Viagra, a drug used to treat erectile disfunction, was not included on a list of subsidized medicines. The court left open the issue of how much...

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2009-06-19 06:50:18

In a major legal victory for pharmaceutical monolith Pfizer, a Canadian court ruled on Thursday that the company's patent for Viagra would remain valid, rebuffing attempts by generic drug manufacturer Novopharm to produce a cheaper version of the popular sex-enhancing drug. The decision is important both as a symbolic and precedent-setting triumph for all manufacturers of name-brand pharmaceuticals. In his comments on the proceedings, Judge Michael Kelen said that Novopharm's legal team had...

2009-06-17 09:07:20

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the nationwide voluntary recall of Stamina-Rx-brand dietary supplement due to a safety hazard. Officials said Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Norcross, Ga., initiated the recall after the FDA found the product, described as a sexual stimulant for men, contained undeclared benzamidenafil, the same therapeutic class of active pharmaceutical ingredients found in sildenafil, tadalafil and vardenafil. Benzamidenafil is not FDA-approved, and poses a...

2009-06-09 06:00:00

Data Findings Published in June Issue of Circulation SILVER SPRING, Md. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: UTHR) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the results of a pivotal 16-week study showing that a once-daily dose of tadalafil was generally well tolerated, improved exercise capacity and improved time to clinical worsening in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)(1). The randomized, double-blind,...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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