Are Beets Nature’s Viagra?

Are Beets Nature’s Viagra?

Erectile dysfunction, or ED, affects millions of men. Though the condition was hardly talked about for decades, since the accidental discovery of the compound that eventually came to be known as Viagra, doctors have been rethinking ED, its causes, and ...

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Viagra: Big Here, Bigger in China

Viagra: Big Here, Bigger in China

The rise of the Chinese middle class is terrific news for pharmaceutical company Pfizer. The company has faced lower earnings over the past couple of years, and much of those losses had to do with expiring patent protection on two ...

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Can Coffee Improve Your Erections?

Can Coffee Improve Your Erections?

Maybe Starbucks should rethink their advertising strategy. Erectile dysfunction affects tens of millions of American men, and the effects can carry over to life outside the bedroom. Men who have chronic problems with their erections may find their self-confidence flagging ...

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How Telemedicine is Changing Healthcare Right Now

How Telemedicine is Changing Healthcare Right Now

Telemedicine is a booming industry. Remote patient monitoring alone in the United States is expected to be a $5 billion industry by the year 2020, according to iData Research, and most of its growth is expected to be due to ...

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The Connection Between Gout and Erection Health

The Connection Between Gout and Erection Health

Gout is a painful form of arthritis. Occurring when too much uric acid builds up in the body, gout leads to uric acid crystals being deposited in joints (often the big toe), under the skin, and in the form of ...

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Texas, Telemedicine, and the Supreme Court’s Impact on Both

Texas, Telemedicine, and the Supreme Court’s Impact on Both

Telemedicine is expanding throughout the United States and the world. The state of Texas, however, has issued rulings that have pulled the reins in on telemedicine expansion there. In April, the Texas Medical Board, which has always required that doctors ...

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Viagra Enlists in Fight Against Malaria

Viagra Enlists in Fight Against Malaria

Viagra can do much more than help men who have erectile dysfunction. Studies have found that the drug, which belongs to a drug class called PDE-5 inhibitors, could help burn fat, treat altitude sickness, and even help cut flowers stay ...

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The Surprising Connection Between Oral Hygiene and Erection Health

The Surprising Connection Between Oral Hygiene and Erection Health

A bright, healthy smile is a definite confidence booster, but did you know that your oral health is also linked with erection health? Much has been learned about erection health in the years since drugs like Viagra have become available. ...

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Can Telemedicine Take the Dread Out of a Doctor’s Appointment?

Can Telemedicine Take the Dread Out of a Doctor’s Appointment?

Most people feel a sense of either resignation or dread when they know they need to make a medical appointment. You may have the most talented and personable doctor in the world, but the whole process of making and attending ...

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How Does Xenical Work?

How Does Xenical Work?

In the United States, since the early 1960s obesity rates among adults have more than doubled. Currently an estimated 35.7% of American adults age 20 and older are obese. According to the 2009-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, more ...

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