As many as 7 million people in the UK use statins regularly to reduce cholesterol levels and lower the risk of heart attack or stroke. In February, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence called for their use to be extensively widened.
According to findings by NBC Bay Area, the University of California San Francisco had received $1.5 million in federal stimulus that was allocated to the study of erectile dysfunction of overweight middle aged men.
The more medications a man takes, the more likely he is to experience erectile dysfunction (ED). Drugs that are prescribed for common health problems can even lead to severe difficulty obtaining or maintaining an erection.
German researchers have linked Erectile Dysfunction (ED) as a risk factor of death from heart-related causes. Scientists want ED sufferers to consider it as serious as high blood pressure and problematic cholesterol.
A recent study finds that older men who suffer from restless leg syndrome may also have higher rates of erectile dysfunction, which is the inability to have or sustain an erection suitable for sexual activity.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Montreal seized thousands of counterfeit pills intended for the erectile dysfunction market. The illegal sale of prescription and counterfeit drugs online and on the street are on the rise in Canada and elsewhere.