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2008-07-01 18:00:05

By DR. MIRIAM STOPPARD THE idea of getting the medication you need at a fraction of the cost just by clicking on a computer screen can be tempting. In fact, selling prescription-only drugs over the internet is big business, and is said to account for one in 10 of all drugs purchases worldwide. But it could seriously damage your health - or even be fatal, which is why I'm wholly against taking any medication bought on the web. Tomorrow a new report by the European Alliance for...

2008-06-27 15:03:00

By Maria Cheng, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON - Athletes looking for a performance boost are increasingly turning to a little blue pill more usually taken for its off-the-field benefits: Viagra. Some sports authorities say the drug is now finding a following among athletes. The World Anti-Doping Agency is currently studying Viagra's effects in athletes, but hasn't yet banned it. Experts are divided over whether it actually offers athletes an edge. "It's possible," said Anthony Butch,...

2008-06-10 12:00:57

TriMix Laboratories has presented new research data which showed that among men who previously failed to achieve erections on Viagra, Levitra and Cialis type tablets, 40% achieved an erection sufficient for penetration during sexual intercourse after given a single dose of a novel treatment called TriMix gel. The research involved 42 men diagnosed with erectile dysfunction and various other conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and removal of the prostate. The...

2007-07-09 09:20:22

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis of hundreds of thousands of online searches for drug prices made on the website PharmacyChecker.com (http://www.pharmacychecker.com/) this year found that drugs for erectile dysfunction (ED) were among those most often checked. In fact, all three major ED drugs, Viagra (Pfizer), Cialis (Lilly), and Levitra (GSK/Bayer), ranked in the top 10 out of nearly 9,000 medications for which consumers searched. Although savings of up to...

2006-11-02 09:00:54

BOSTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Surface Logix Inc. announced today that the Company's lead clinical candidate, SLx-2101, has been selected as one of the top ten most promising cardiovascular drugs in development, offering significant potential for strategic partnering. SLx-2101 is an oral selective, fast-onset, long-acting (48 hour) PDE-5 inhibitor designed specifically to expand the therapeutic potential of PDE-5 inhibition beyond erectile dysfunction into larger cardiovascular markets. The...

2006-07-13 07:22:17

WASHINGTON -- Some sexual enhancement products sold on the Internet contain the same ingredients as prescription drugs such as Viagra and are not only illegal but dangerous, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cautioned on Wednesday. Erectile dysfunction products can cause a deadly interaction with many heart drugs, notably those containing nitrates. "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to purchase or consume Zimaxx, Libidus, Neophase, Nasutra, Vigor-25,...

2006-07-06 01:52:31

MIAMI (Reuters) - Conservative radio commentator Rush Limbaugh has been cleared of wrongdoing following his detention at a Florida airport last month, when agents found a bottle of Viagra in his luggage that was not prescribed in his name, authorities said on Wednesday. Under Florida law, certain prescription drugs, including Pfizer's erectile dysfunction remedy Viagra, must bear the name of the person carrying them. Violation is a second-degree misdemeanor punishable by a $500 fine...

2006-07-05 14:55:35

MIAMI (Reuters) - Conservative radio commentator Rush Limbaugh has been cleared of wrongdoing following his detention at a Florida airport last month when agents found a bottle of Viagra in his luggage that was not prescribed in his name, authorities said on Wednesday. Under Florida law, certain prescription drugs, including Pfizer's erectile dysfunction remedy Viagra, must bear the name of the person carrying them. Violation is a second-degree misdemeanor punishable by a $500 fine...

2006-04-07 14:24:17

By Aude Lecrubier PARIS (Reuters Health) - Levitra not only enables men with erectile dysfunction (ED) to engage successfully in sexual intercourse, it also significantly improves partner satisfaction. "I think that over the years, trials of erectile dysfunction have not attributed enough consideration to the couple component. Our new trial shows that successful therapy for erectile dysfunction with Levitra benefits both partners," Dr. David Edwards said at the meeting here of the...

2006-03-28 12:24:24

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - EMLA, an anesthetic cream, is effective in treating premature ejaculation, according to a report by researchers in Turkey. "Topical EMLA cream alone seems a reasonable, inexpensive, effective, and easily applicable treatment modality for premature ejaculation treatment," co-author Dr. Altug Tuncel from Ankara Numune Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, told Reuters Health. Tuncel and colleagues assigned 84 men with premature...