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Gene therapy delivery of nerve growth factors reverses erectile dysfunction in animal model

Rats with erectile dysfunction, or ED, that were injected with a gene therapy vector containing either of two nerve growth factors were able to regain normal function after four weeks, according to a study conducted by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine resear...

Erectile dysfunction in diabetes is due to selective defect in the brain

A new study sheds additional light on how erectile dysfunction (ED) interacts with diabetes. The stud... site is involved in numerous functions, including erectile function and sexual behavior, and is a primary site within the forebrain that has been implicated in...

New measure of sexual arousal found for both men and women

...ive drugs similar to those prescribed for men with erectile dysfunction from narrowed blood vessels." ...

'Erectile dysfunction' drugs heighten natural anti-cancer activity

...e Viagra, is one of a class of drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction in millions of men, and in recent years, its ability to stimulate the production of NO has been investigated by experts in diseases linked to the activity of blood vessels and blood components. The new Hopkins study homes in on a tac...

Study of gene transfer for erectile dysfunction shows promise

The first human study using gene transfer to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) shows promising results and sugge...s, men reported highly significant improvements in erectile function. The DNA segments ?mixed into plasma ?were injected into the corpus cavernosum, expandab...

Ohio University researchers discover evolutionary oddity in flamingos

...als an anatomical oddity that helps flamingos eat: erectile tissue. Flamingos are known for their peculiar fe...tomy. The researchers noticed large oval masses of erectile tissue located on the floor of the mouth on either side of the tongue. "No one ever anticipated...

New study shows antibiotic may protect the heart

...Kukreja and his colleagues have studied a class of erectile dysfunction drug known as phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors as part of ongoing research into heart protection. The team first investigated Viagra®, generically known as sildenafil, and more recently, Levitra®, generically known as vardenafil, and found ...

Lack of key enzyme associated with development of rare tumor

...le, the researchers wrote that drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction interfere with the functioning of PDE11A. The researchers noted that PDE11A "is partially inhibited" by the drug tadalafil and "weakly" inhibited by sildenafil. They added that there are no reports in the medical literature of malfuncti...

Viagra improves high altitude exercise performance up to 45% for some

...rate is best known as Viagra, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction. The drug was originally developed to relieve high blood pressure. It causes blood vessels in certain tissues, such as the lungs, to relax. This improves blood flow from the heart and increases oxygen transport to working muscles. Because...

Scientists learn to predict protein-stabilizing ability of small molecules

...e long-term effects of a radical prostatectomy are erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence,?says Dr. Lee. “My specially-trained team and I have discovered that by using the robotic technique there is greater nerve sparing, which provides patients with the best chance for maintaining potency and continen...

Penn Surgeons Use Completely Robotic Surgery to Successfully Treat Prostate Cancer

...e long-term effects of a radical prostatectomy are erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence,?says Dr. Lee. “My specially-trained team and I have discovered that by using the robotic technique there is greater nerve sparing, which provides patients with the best chance for maintaining potency and continen...

Viagra's hidden help for wildlife

...ditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to Viagra to treat erectile dysfunction, but sticking with tradition for ailme... to be an effective and non-intrusive treatment of erectile dysfunction. So despite their history of using traditional medicines and their alleged suspicions of...

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