Dozens of babies and infants around the world have been given
drug to try to save them from life-threatening lung conditions, New
Scientist has learned.
The anecdotal evidence and case studies reported so far suggest the
anti-impotence drug is a promising treatment for pulmonary
hypertension (PHT) in both children and adults.
Nonetheless, some critics have expressed serious concern at the fact
that no clinical trials have taken place for this use of the drug.