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2009-02-02 10:21:18

Men who experience erectile dysfunction between the ages of 40 and 49 are twice as likely to develop heart disease than men without dysfunction, according to a new Mayo Clinic study.Researchers also found that men with erectile dysfunction have an 80 percent higher risk of heart disease."The highest risk for coronary heart disease was in younger men," says researcher Jennifer St. Sauver, Ph.D. The study was published in the February 2009 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The results suggest...

2009-01-28 13:15:48

Medications bought over the Internet can be fake and contain shoe polish or chalk as well as support terrorism, a British researcher says. In an editorial in the February issue of the International Journal of Clinical Practice, Dr. Graham Jackson said Britain's Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency estimates nearly 62 percent of the prescription medicines offered on the Internet -- without the need for a prescription -- are fakes. Harmful ingredients found in counterfeit...

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2009-01-26 13:35:00

Pfizer has entered into a deal worth $68 billion to buy rival drug maker Wyeth, the two companies announced. The U.S. drug maker Pfizer will now be able to protect itself from a revenue drop once its popular drug Lipitor and other products lose patent protection. The company will also be able to diversify its product portfolio due to Wyeth's presence in biotech drugs and vaccines. Pfizer is also expected to cut 10 percent of its global workforce, or 8,000 jobs, and shut some manufacturing...

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...

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2008-10-30 08:40:00

Feeling tired? Researchers say Viagra could help alleviate your fatigue. A team at the University of Iowa found the drug helped animals with the mislocalized enzyme called neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS). They also revealed a difference between the prolonged fatigue after mild exercise in muscular dystrophy patients and the inherent muscle weakness caused by the disease. The studies found a faulty signaling pathway that leads to exercise-induced fatigue in mouse models of muscular...

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...

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2008-10-15 12:50:33

A multi-million dollar plot to sell fake medicines has landed a doctor in jail for three years. Dr. George Patino plead guilty at Kingston Crown Court for selling thousands of counterfeit impotence tablets to customers via the web. Known online as the "King of Viagra", Patino, 48, who is a Mexican national with a US passport, was described a "disgrace to his profession" by the judge. He was also ordered to pay costs and had money confiscated. As many as 200 Internet orders a day were placed...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.