Big Pharma bombards consumers with ads for drugs to treat erectile dysfunction (ED), the politically correct term for what used to be known as "impotence".
In a word, yes… and a far bigger one than you may think. In fact, 75 percent of men with ischemic heart disease also struggle with performance problems in the bedroom—and trouble “rising to the occasion” has been found to be directly linked to the number of coronary vessel blockages among male patients.
According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, affecting over 200,000 women in the U.S. each year and killing more than 40,000.
Experts explain how a penis changes in size, appearance, and sexual function as a man ages.
Men Exposed to High Levels of the Chemical Reported Erection Problems, Lower Sex Drive
Although Gardasil has been proven to protect against two strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer, as well as two additional strains that cause genital warts, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has voted against its use as a routine immunization for boys and men.
It's always fascinating to me how certain questions seem to arrive at the Foundation in bursts. Nothing for a year or two, and then suddenly everyone's asking the same questions.
By Ker Than, LiveScience Staff Writer
posted: 22 February 2006
Despite weakened sex drives and flagging erections, men in their 50s enjoy sex almost as much as those in their 20s.
The 30s seem to be a time of disappointment.
Researchers in Norway surveyed 1,185 men aged between 20 and 79 about various aspects of their sex lives, including drive, erections and ejaculations. The men were asked to rate their satisfaction with each aspect on a scale of zero to four, with four representing good sexual function and no problems.
By Thomas H. Maugh II
February 25, 2009
Healthy men over 55 who are concerned enough about the risk of prostate
cancer to undergo annual PSA screening should consider taking the drug
finasteride daily to reduce their risk of developing the disease, according to a
new prevention guideline released Tuesday.
Wednesday, 11 February 2009
US scientists have moved a step closer to a simple urine test to distinguish between the benign and aggressive forms of prostate cancer.
Some prostate cancers are slow-growing, while others require rapid treatment.
But telling them apart can be difficult and some patients undergo unnecessary surgery or radiation treatment.
The latest study, published in Nature, links a group of small molecules produced by the body to the aggressive form of the disease.