Researchers Discover New Way to Detect Counterfeit Viagra

Researchers Discover New Way to Detect Counterfeit Viagra

Why do drug counterfeiters make so much fake Viagra? Because that’s where the money is. Not only is Viagra, the blockbuster drug from Pfizer that treats erectile dysfunction, a phenomenally popular drug, it treats a health issue that many men ...

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Some Men May Improve Erection Health Without Medication

Some Men May Improve Erection Health Without Medication

In the “old days” before the development of the class of drugs known as PDE-5 inhibitors, erectile dysfunction (ED) wasn’t talked about much, and was largely considered a psychological problem. Today, we know better. Erection health is directly related to ...

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Study Shows ED is Widely Undertreated

Study Shows ED is Widely Undertreated

An estimated 30 million American men have experienced erectile dysfunction (ED). Erectile dysfunction is diagnosed in men of all ages, every day, so it’s a condition that’s far from rare. But the high incidence of ED doesn’t necessarily make it ...

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More Antibiotics Being Prescribed Via Telemedicine

More Antibiotics Being Prescribed Via Telemedicine

Telemedicine is a concept that’s inching its way into the mainstream of healthcare provision in the US. With telemedicine, the physician and the patient are not physically in the same room, but communicate by phone, video conference, or some other ...

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The Fascinating History of the Government’s Anti-STD Efforts

The Fascinating History of the Government’s Anti-STD Efforts

Syphilis and gonorrhea don’t get much press anymore. Both syphilis and gonorrhea can be effectively treated, and rates of other sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia, herpes, and HPV are much higher. But both diseases still exist and can still cause ...

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How Effective is Xenical?

How Effective is Xenical?

Xenical is a prescription weight loss drug that was developed in 1983 by Swiss scientists at Hoffman-LaRoche. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Xenical in 1999 for sale in the United States. In 2011, the drug accounted for ...

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New Push by Raleigh Drug Company for ‘Female Viagra’

New Push by Raleigh Drug Company for ‘Female Viagra’

Raleigh, NC pharmaceutical maker Sprout Pharmaceuticals plans new clinical studies to address concerns of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the safety and effectiveness of the drug flibanserin. The trials are expected to conclude before the end of ...

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Argentine Soccer Players Turn to Viagra for Boost

Argentine Soccer Players Turn to Viagra for Boost

Viagra, Pfizer’s blockbuster drug for erectile dysfunction, works by relaxing smooth muscle tissues that line blood vessels, thus improving blood flow. Viagra started out as an experimental drug for heart problems before ever being considered as a treatment for ED. ...

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The Bumpy Road Ahead for Telemedicine Regulations

The Bumpy Road Ahead for Telemedicine Regulations

By the year 2018, the global market for telemedicine is expected to grow by more than a factor of ten, with worldwide revenue for telemedicine expected to grow from $440.6 million to $4.5 billion by then. Whereas only 350,000 patients ...

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