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Can Viagra Lower the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease?

The active ingredient in Viagra may significantly lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers, but they stress rigorous clinical trials are still needed.

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Men With Heart Disease Can Safely Mix Their Nitrates with ED Drugs

Doctors have long thought it dangerous to prescribe erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra alongside chest pain pills containing nitrates.

"It's always been a big red line," said Dr. John Osborne, director of State of the Heart Cardiology in Grapevine, Texas. "You do not mix. Don't go there."

But sex remains important among men with heart problems -- so much so that co-prescription ...

Could Viagra, Cialis Raise Men's Odds for Eye Trouble?

Men, you may be thinking mostly about your performance in the bedroom when you take drugs like Viagra and Cialis, but you might want to be on the lookout for vision problems that can crop up once you start taking them.

In a new study, taking erectile dys...

Viagra May Help Dogs Battling Rare Eating Disorder

A drug that has helped millions of men reinvigorate their sex lives seems to treat a rare, but often deadly, eating disorder in dogs, researchers say.

The condition is called megaesophagus. It's an enlargement of the esophagus and a loss of its ability to move food to the stomach, resulting in food getting ...

Hints That Viagra-Like Drugs Might Help Prevent Dementia

Viagra-like drugs might do more than rejuvenate sex lives: A new study suggests that medications for erectile dysfunction may also help treat vascular dementia.

The medications are designed to increase blood flow to the penis in order to treat erectile dysfunction, so U.K. researchers decided to test whether one called

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  • Could Viagra Help Prevent Alzheimer's?

    Viagra, a drug long used to treat erectile dysfunction, may double as a potential weapon against Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Looking at data on more than 7 million Americans, researchers found that those taking the drug were 69% less likely to develop Alzheimer's, when compared to non-users.

    Then, in lab experiments, the investigators showed that the medication seeme...

    Sales of ED Drugs Boomed During Pandemic

    Think the sex lives of Americans took a hit during the pandemic? Think again.

    New research finds there's been a jump in sales of erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs, especially Cialis (tadalafil), in the United States over the past year.

    "We saw a huge spike in sales of daily use erectile dysfunction drugs, which suggests that some people were having more spontaneous sex than ever -- ...

    Could Viagra Help Men With Heart Disease Live Longer?

    Those little blue pills were designed to help men experiencing impotence. But Viagra and drugs like it might also lower the risk of dying or experiencing a new heart attack in men with heart disease, according to new Swedish research.

    "Potency problems are common in older men and now our study also shows that PDE5 inhibitors may protect against heart attack and prolong life," said study ...

    Could Viagra, Cialis Help Boost Colon Cancer Survival?

    Erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs such as Viagra, Cialis and Levitra may do more than restore sexual function -- they may also prolong the lives of men with colon cancer.

    That's the conclusion of a new Swedish study, which reported that the risk of premature death dropped by as much as 18% among colon cancer patients who used ED drugs.

    The medications were also linked to...

    Viagra Doesn't Solve All Sexual Problems, Men Discover

    Viagra, the wonder drug for men suffering from impotence, is not a cure for all sexual health ills, a new study shows.

    Since it hit the scene, men aren't complaining about erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation as much as low sexual desire and curvature of the penis, a new Italian study finds.

    "Over a 10-year period we have seen a real change in what concerns men whe...

    Could Viagra, Cialis Work Largely by Placebo Effect?

    Until the discovery of Viagra, men with erectile dysfunction were largely left with the impression that their sexual problems were all in their head.

    That might still be somewhat true, even in this age of little blue pills, a new paper argues.

    A good number of men receiving a placebo in clinical trials for erectile dysfunction drugs experienced an improvement in their functi...

    Could ED Drugs Threaten Men's Vision?

    Viagra can salvage a man's sex life, but in rare cases it may temporarily steal his sight.

    Researchers report that some men who took sildenafil -- the generic form of the impotence drug -- suffered from vision problems, including a kind of color blindness that could take weeks to resolve.

    The case report details 17 Turkish males who wound up in the hospital after taking sil...

    FDA Orders Label Warning on Alcohol Use With 'Female Viagra'

    A drug touted as a "female Viagra" can cause severe low blood pressure and fainting when used with alcohol, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

    As a result, the agency has ordered the drug's maker Sprout Pharmaceuticals to make a safety labeling change to Addyi (flibanserin).

    The boxed warning, contraindication, warnings and precautions, and adverse reactions sectio...

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