Navigation Links
UH Case Medical Center leads international study
Date:11/9/2012

University Hospitals Case Medical Center's MacDonald Women's Hospital is leading an international trial investigating a first-of-its-kind on-demand drug for pre-menopausal women with sexual dysfunction. Led by Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, this international Phase II study is one of the largest clinical studies to ever explore a "use-as-needed" treatment, Tefina, for women experiencing orgasmic disorder.

Tefina is a nasal gel containing testosterone and is inserted in the nose with an easy to use applicator 1-4 hours before sexual activity. The study, which will involve 240 patients in the U.S., Canada and Australia, will evaluate if there is an increase in the occurrence of orgasm over the treatment period, compared against baseline levels.

"Tefina is a potentially revolutionary treatment to restore women's ability to obtain orgasm and sexual satisfaction" says Dr. Kingsberg, Primary Investigator of the study and Chief of Behavioral Medicine at UH MacDonald Women's Hospital. "Low sexual satisfaction is linked to a lower sense of well being as well as to tension in relationships. We are hopeful that this be a real help for patients who say 'sex has become a chore.'"

Anorgasmia, also known as female orgasmic disorder, is defined as the persistent or recurrent delay in or absence of orgasm. Although this condition affects 1 in 5 women worldwide, there are no approved treatments for anorgasmia.

Tefina, developed by Trimel Pharmaceutical Corporation, is a self-administered low-dose testosterone gel. The testosterone is absorbed through the nasal lining, resulting in a rise in levels throughout the body. Low testosterone is linked to low sexual desire and the development of climax problems. Testosterone therapy not only improves sexual desire through central actions in the brain but also results in increased vaginal blood flow, which is critical for sexual satisfaction.

"Female orgasmic disorder can be very frustrating for wome
'/>"/>

Contact: Alicia Reale
alicia.reale@uhhospitals.org
216-844-5158
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Medical devices powered by the ear itself
2. NCH partners with Silicon Valley to market high-end diagnostic and medical research software
3. US investment in biomedical and health research on downward trend
4. Marc Travel Awards announced for the 2012 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting
5. NIBIB and HHMI announce graduate biomedical training awards
6. Dr. Tom Maniatis honored with 2012 Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science
7. University of Alberta medical scientists first in the world to look at structure of vital molecule
8. CNIO participates in the ENCODE project: A stride forward in biomedical research
9. MU celebrates $5 million partnership for advancing biomedical discoveries
10. £30 million boost for biomedical engineering research
11. Reproducibility Initiative to increase the value of biomedical research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 16, 2014 Valencell, a ... its PerformTek biometric technology to industry leaders such as ... accurate, clinically validated, biometric wearable products. These products will ... in Las Vegas . ... is accurate, flexible and robust – with the clinical ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets ( ... "Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019" report ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Facial recognition is a ... recognition system measures the overall facial feature of ... and the distance between eyes. Facial recognition is ...
(Date:12/11/2014)...  That blood pressure plays a role in human health ... medical term for high blood pressure – was first described ... cuff that,s used in measuring blood pressure was invented in ... about hypertension, its triggers and its effects. In fact, recent ... the best ways to treat it. For example, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Valencell PerformTek Biometrics Power the Most Accurate Wearables at CES 2015 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 3Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 2Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 3Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 4
... The sweetgum tree grows widely throughout the country and is ... "gumballs." Now, this spiny fruit may become an important source ... bird flu ?a drug that is currently in short supply ... of the sweetgum fruit contain significant amounts of shikimic acid, ...
... A pain–killing medication appears to halt the production of ... of breast cancer, a new study using tissue cultures ... experiments on breast cancer cells, scientists found that derivatives ... implicated in estrogen-dependent breast cancer. This form of breast ...
... to show that molecular variation in one gene may ... habitat. Research Professor Ilkka Hanski, University of Helsinki, and ... the population growth of the Glanville fritillary butterfly (Melitaea ... phosphoglucose isomerase (Pgi) enzyme. The result challenges previous views ...
Cached Biology News:Sweetgum tree could help lessen shortage of bird flu drug 2Pain killer fights breast cancer by targeting key enzyme 2Pain killer fights breast cancer by targeting key enzyme 3New discovery: Molecular variation in one gene affects the growth of natural populations 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... MA (PRWEB) December 18, 2014 iLab ... announced the appointment of Siri Bryant as the new ... new Director of Core Implementations. These two new leadership ... outstanding customer service by ensuring that iLab continues to ... “In the last four years, iLab has been deployed ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... BURLINGTON, Mass. , Dec. 18, 2014  Decision ... dental biomaterial market will grow moderately through ... implant procedures and growing awareness of dental biomaterials all ... underdeveloped markets such as China ... incomes will bring dental procedures within reach for a ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 The ... since 2013, which is why IBISWorld updated its original ... continues to benefit from an intensified focus on environmental ... for new emission standards for power plants and a ... According to IBISWorld Industry Analyst Sarah Kahn, “a range ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... N.J. (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 ... (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY), today announced ... (referred to as Somatuline®) was approved by the ... treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) in adult ... advanced or metastatic disease to improve progression-free survival ...
Breaking Biology Technology:iLab Solutions Announces Two New Leadership Positions to Meet the Needs of Its Growing Customer Base 2Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 2Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 3Activated Carbon Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report Has Been Updated from IBISWorld 2Activated Carbon Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report Has Been Updated from IBISWorld 3Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 2Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 3Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 4Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 5Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 6Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 7Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 8
... Sail graduate Darren Lynn Bousman, acclaimed Director of the ... its Full Sail Live facility on Monday, November 17, ... Repo! The Genetic Opera. The screening was followed by ... the university, and also featured actor and co-writer Terrance ...
... biotech firm and Laborium Biopharma, a subsidiary of Validapro Biosciences Inc. ... protein bioprocess production and scale-up. , ... Laval, Quebec ... firm and Laborium Biopharma, a subsidiary of Validapro Biosciences Inc. have ...
... ... St. Andrews by-the-Sea, ... https://www.atlanticabioenergy.com/ , NOTE TO EDITORS: Photo, video ... /PRNewswire/ - The global forestry industry is rapidly changing and it is incumbent on all stakeholders ...
Cached Biology Technology:Full Sail University Welcomed Back to Campus Graduate and Acclaimed Horror Director, Darren Lynn Bousman 2Full Sail University Welcomed Back to Campus Graduate and Acclaimed Horror Director, Darren Lynn Bousman 3Med Discovery and Laborium Biopharma Sign a Bioprocess Development Partnership Agreement 2Media Advisory - Atlantica BioEnergy Task Force Leaders' Roundtable 2
Immunogen: Synthetic peptide: N(171) H G F L S A D Q QL I K(183) Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles...
The pCDF Expression System 1 plus Competent Cells contains 10 µg of pET-45b(+) DNA. pET-45b carries an N-terminal His•Tag ® coding sequence that is cleavable with enterokinase as well...
HIV-1 TAT (vN-21)...
Request Info...
Biology Products: