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2009-01-19 07:00:00

However, Increases in the Drug Treated Population Will Temper Losses Incurred by Leading Agents, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, despite the anticipated launch of five emerging drugs during the 2007-2017 forecast period, total sales for erectile dysfunction therapies will remain relatively constant, totaling...

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2009-01-06 09:03:14

Johns Hopkins and other researchers report what is believed to be the first direct evidence in lab animals that the erectile dysfunction drug sildenafil amplifies the effects of a heart-protective protein. The team's findings, to be published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation online Jan. 5, helps explain why sildenafil, more widely known as Viagra, has already been shown to improve heart function and may one day have value in either treating or preventing heart damage due to chronic...

2008-11-23 12:10:00

The World Anti-Doping Agency has begun studies at two U.S. universities to learn whether the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra can improve athletic performance. Earlier research, including a 2004 German study at Everest Base Camp, has found Viagra can counter the effect of low oxygen at extreme high altitudes. Scientists at the University of Miami are trying to determine if Viagra is helpful at lower altitudes, those where major sports events might be held, The New York Times reported Sunday....

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2008-11-20 14:22:10

Pfizer has decided to withdraw its application for the anti-impotence drug Viagra to be available without a prescription. The company came to the decision after European regulators raised concerns about supply. A European Medicines Agency committee said there would be too little medical oversight concerning possible related problems like heart disease. Since its launch a decade ago, around 35 million men around the world have taken Viagra. Pfizer applied to have Viagra's 50mg tablets...

2008-10-29 12:00:28

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- TriMix Laboratories LLC today announced a major enhancement to their flagship product TriMix-gel(TM). TriMix-gel(TM) uses the ED gel(TM) (pat. pend.) applicator system. The applicator has been fitted with an adapter to make the use of TriMix-gel(TM) even easier for the patient. The adapter will be included for shipment to patients immediately. The new adapter is featured on the website http://www.trimixgel.com/. A video there includes a...

2008-10-09 18:00:09

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK - A court says a man's escapade in New York with a decommissioned missile emblazoned with "Viva Viagra" is a dud. A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Arye Sachs' antics infringe on a trademark held by Pfizer Inc. Sachs was ordered to stop displaying anything with Viagra logos. He towed the 25-foot rocket last month to various spots in Manhattan, including Pfizer's headquarters. His plan was to invoke Viagra while distributing politically themed...

2008-09-29 09:00:14

CORONA, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that investigators presented efficacy and safety data on silodosin, its investigational treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH, or prostate enlargement), at two regional meetings of the American Urological Association (AUA). The trade name for silodosin will be RAPAFLO(TM). These abstracts included results of Phase 3 studies, which showed...

2008-08-26 15:01:06

According to news.gov.hk: The Department of Health urges people not to buy or use a red and yellow capsule labelled "Lu Quan" which is found to contain an undeclared drug that may cause serious side effects. A 73-year-old man - who had bought the product in Shenzhen and taken it - was admitted to Kwong Wah Hospital on August 13 after being found unconscious. His blood glucose level was very low on admission. Glibenclamide and sildenafil, which are used to treat diabetics and male sexual...

2008-08-06 18:00:37

Health Canada is warning consumers not to use Rize 2 The Occasion capsules because they might pose a health risk. The federal agency said the over-the-counter medicine is an unauthorized product promoted for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. "Rize 2 contains an undeclared pharmaceutical ingredient similar to the prescription drug sildenafil, which should only be used under the supervision of a health care professional," Health Canada said in a statement. "The product may pose serious...

2008-08-06 18:00:08

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 6, 2008) - Health Canada is warning consumers not to use Rize 2 The Occasion capsules (Rize2), an unauthorized product promoted for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, because it may pose serious health risks. Rize 2 contains an undeclared pharmaceutical ingredient similar to the prescription drug sildenafil which should only be used under the supervision of a health care professional. The product may pose serious health risks, especially for patients...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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