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2008-07-01 12:01:08

By Barry Shlachter, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 1--This is not an Aggie joke. Someday watermelons might have Viagra-like properties, researchers at Texas A&M University predicted Monday. That said, much study and much breeding remain. One problem is that the beneficial ingredient in good-eating varieties -- citrulline -- is now mainly found in the rind. Researchers such as A&M's Steve King are trying to find melon with citrulline in the fruit's flesh. "We will...

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2008-07-01 09:15:00

This is not an Aggie joke. Someday watermelons might have Viagra-like properties, researchers at Texas A&M University predicted Monday. That said, much study and much breeding remain. One problem is that the beneficial ingredient in good-eating varieties -- citrulline -- is now mainly found in the rind. Researchers such as A&M's Steve King are trying to find melon with citrulline in the fruit's flesh. "We will have to screen thousands and thousands of watermelon until we find...

2008-07-01 03:00:00

Watermelon has ingredients that deliver Viagra-like effects to the body's blood vessels and may even increase libido, U.S. scientists say. Dr. Bhimu Patil of Texas A&M in College Station said beneficial ingredients in watermelon and other produce are known as phyto-nutrients -- naturally occurring compounds that are able to react with the human body to trigger healthy reactions. The more we study watermelons, the more we realize just how amazing a fruit it is in providing natural...

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,...

2008-06-19 03:00:07

By ELEVEN, Beck The proud squat signalling the onslaught of the haka could be just as effective as Viagra in curing male impotence. In a report sure to bring smiles to the faces of Kiwi sportsmen, British doctors have found that done properly, the haka-like stance can stretch the male pelvic floor muscles, improving erectile function and lessening male incontinence. The study, published in the British Journal of General Practice, said 40 per cent of the men who strengthened their...

2006-08-14 07:50:00

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A free Viagra prescription or a no-cost trial of sleeping pills are examples of growing offers to U.S. consumers, but regulators and critics worry about the side effects of pitching medicines like selling soap. Drug makers say the coupons, rebates and similar promotions lower patient costs or provide the chance to try new medicines. Consumer groups, however, say they may draw people to risky drugs they may not need, without long-term savings. Coupons...

2006-08-13 09:25:00

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON -- A free Viagra prescription or a no-cost trial of sleeping pills are examples of growing offers to U.S. consumers, but regulators and critics worry about the side effects of pitching medicines like selling soap. Drug makers say the coupons, rebates and similar promotions lower patient costs or provide the chance to try new medicines. Consumer groups, however, say they may draw people to risky drugs they may not need, without long-term savings. Coupons "can...

2006-06-01 16:26:53

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young women with diabetes with sexual dysfunction may find that Viagra (sildenafil) improves arousal, orgasm and sexual enjoyment and decreases pain during intercourse, results of a small study suggest. Diabetic women may experience sexual dysfunction due to vaginal dryness, discomfort, and other factors, Dr. Salvatore Caruso and associates, from the University of Catania in Italy, note in their paper, published in the medical journal Fertility and...

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2006-05-01 10:06:33

Many turn to Viagra, even those not struggling with erectile dysfunction, study finds While erectile dysfunction is usually considered a condition that affects older men, it can also be a problem for young males. And some college-aged men are using Viagra in tandem with alcohol or illegal recreational drugs, increasing the likelihood of spreading sexually transmitted diseases, a new study concludes. Just how widespread the use of Viagra and other similar drugs is among young men is unknown....

2006-03-06 10:32:12

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Lipitor, a commonly prescribed cholesterol-lowering drug, may have extra benefits for men with impotence. Specifically, investigators have found that in men who are not initially helped by Viagra (sildenafil), treatment with Lipitor (atorvastatin) seems to improve sexual response, according to the results of a small study. Impotence, also referred to as erectile dysfunction, may involve a generalized disturbance of the lining of the blood vessels...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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