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Teleflex ’ s NeoTract wins AUA support for UroLift system as standard-of-care
Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) subsidiary NeoTract said today that the American Urological Association now recommends the use of NeoTract’s UroLift system as a standard of care treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia. The company’s UroLift system uses tiny devices inserted into the urethra in a minimally invasive procedure to reopen the lower urinary tract by pushing aside tissue from the enlarged prostate, the Pleasanton, Calif.-based company said. In a set of newly released clinical guidelines, the AUA recommends that the UroLift prostatic urethral lift pro...
Source: Mass Device - May 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Urology NeoTract Teleflex Source Type: news

Shoreside Enterprises Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 7K and Poseidon 4500 (Extreme 1000 Mg) Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil and Tadalafil
Shoreside Enterprises, Inc. is voluntarily recalling 7K (Lot specific: Lot #RO) and Poseidon 4500 (Extreme 1000 mg) (Lot specific: Lot #20117BL) to the consumer level. FDA analysis found the samples of these products to contain undeclared Sildenafil and/or Tadalafil. Sildenafil and Tadalafil are active ingredients in two FDA-approved prescription drugs used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Sex, viruses and cancer
(The Ottawa Hospital) A new study suggests that a common treatment for erectile dysfunction combined with the flu vaccine may be able to help the immune system mop up cancer cells left behind after surgery. The study, published in OncoImmunology, shows that this unconventional strategy can reduce the spread of cancer by more than 90 percent in a mouse model. It is now being evaluated in a world-first clinical trial. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Half of men in 30s have erection problems and blame it on stress
Researchers polled over 2,000 men for Coop Pharmacy and found that erectile dysfunction affects nearly half of all men but many are still reluctant to talk about it with their partners or doctors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does drinking water improve erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction or ED is a common concern for men. Everyday factors, such as hydration levels, may affect a person's ability to get or maintain an erection. Drinking water may, therefore, help some men with ED. In this article, learn about the link between hydration and ED, and other factors that can cause ED. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation Source Type: news

Rhino horn used to comfort the terminally ill in Vietnam
(Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen) From treating cancer and erectile dysfunction to managing hangovers, the horns of endangered wild rhinoceros are widely used as a medical cure-all in parts of Asia. A new Danish-Vietnamese study from the University of Copenhagen uncovers new reasons for why Vietnamese consumers buy illegal rhino horn. This knowledge can now be used in campaigns to save endangered rhinoceros. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New stem-cell jab that could cure men of erectile dysfunction is developed by scientists  
Scientists believe they have discovered a new stem-cell sex treatment that will consign Viagra to history and cure men of erectile dysfunction. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USPSTF Issues New Recommendation On Prostate Cancer Screening
BOSTON (CBS) — A leading task force has come out with new recommendations when it comes to prostate cancer screening in men. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) now recommends that men between the ages of 55 and 69 without symptoms be offered a PSA test if they have been educated on the pros and cons of testing. The USPSTF also recommends against PSA screening in men aged 70 and older. The PSA test is a simple blood test that attempts to identify men at risk of prostate cancer, but false-positive results can lead to over-diagnosis and unwanted side effects like incontinence and erectile dysfunction. Re...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Cancer Screening Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Rx Shorts: Levitra and Cialis to Go Off Patent in 2018
Treatment for erectile dysfunction may finally be affordable, available, and convenient.     (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - April 27, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Matthew Baker, PharmD Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Rx Shorts: ED Drugs Go Generic in 2018
Treatment for erectile dysfunction may finally be affordable, available, and convenient.     (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - April 27, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Matthew Baker, PharmD Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction drugs may help treat many other conditions
(Wiley) A new British Journal of Pharmacology review examines how phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) inhibitors, which were originally approved to treat erectile dysfunction, are finding clinical uses for a wide variety of conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

OP company recalls male supplement for containing actual drugs
An Overland Park company is recalling supplements sold for male sexual enhancement because they contain presecription drugs. Epic Products LLC announced a voluntary recall of its Euphoric capsules after an analysis by the Food and Drug Administration found they contained two prescription drugs — sildenafil and tadalafil — that are used to treat male erectile dysfunction. The presence of the drugs makes Euphoric an u napproved drug, according to a release. Epic sold Euphoric in one-count blister… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 17, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

Apricus mulls options; to sell U.S. rights to Vitaros
(Reuters) - Apricus Biosciences Inc said on Monday it was considering options for the company and looking to sell the U.S. rights to its erectile dysfunction cream Vitaros, after the Food and Drug Administration asked it to make a new formula for the product. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Apricus mulling strategic options after FDA meeting
(Reuters) - Drugmaker Apricus Biosciences Inc said on Monday it was considering strategic options after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration told it to develop a new formula for its erectile dysfunction cream Vitaros. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

' Rhino 69 Extreme 50000' Recalled due to Presence of Active Ingredient'Tadalafil '
AMA Wholesale Inc. (Distributor/Re-seller), is voluntarily recalling Rhino 69 Extreme 50000 capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis found the product to be tainted with undeclared tadalafil. Tadalafil is an active ingredient in a FDA-approved prescription drug that is used for erectile dysfunction. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 13, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Study: Viagra may be tested for treatment of rare cancers
Drugs prescribed to treat erectile dysfunction, including Viagra, Cialis and Levitra, may be tested to treat rare forms of cancer. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra has the potential to be used as a treatment for rare cancers
(ecancermedicalscience) The class of drugs currently prescribed to treat male erectile dysfunction has been flagged for its potential to be included in new trials for anti-cancer drugs, in a new clinical study published today in the open-access journal, ecancermedicalscience. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Rare Diseases: A New Purpose
The US National Institutes of Health describes drug repurposing as “studying drugs that are already approved to treat one disease or condition to see if they are safe and effective for treating other diseases”.The investment and time required to repurpose a drug is significantly less when compared to new drug discovery and could, therefore, translate into potentially lower prices and faster access to new treatments.Government incentives for rare diseases Historically, orphan drugs and their relatively small target populations have been a particularly risky endeavor for pharmaceutical companies. Considering tha...
Source: EyeForPharma - April 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Preeti Patel and Sophie Schmitz Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are random erections normal?
Erections, or boners, can happen at any time and without stimulation. Males of all ages can experience random erections, often first thing in the morning. They may be caused by daily changes in testosterone levels. Here, we talk about the causes and management of random erections, and their link to erectile dysfunction (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Men's Health Source Type: news

Erectile Dysfunction has a Profound Negative Impact on Men ’s Lives and...
ED Treatment Information Center releases comprehensive study on the impact of erectile dysfunction(PRWeb March 30, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/03/prweb15376210.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Viagra, The 'Little Blue Pill,' Turns 20
Viagra, the erectile dysfunction drug that steamed up the sex lives of millions of couples around the world, is turning 20 years old. ... More on Viagra How much do you know about the little blue p... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - March 29, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Doctors should ask men with erectile dysfunction if they are GAY
Some 100,000 Britons are estimated to be 'wrestling' with their sexuality. A new 28-page report has been dished out by the British Society for Sexual Medicine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shockwave therapy fixes Chicago man's erectile dysfunction
After a decade-long struggle with erectile dysfunction, Jason has recharged his sex life with fianc ée Gina through experimental shockwave therapy treatments in Chicago, Illinois. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction - a few portions a week of this £1.50 fruit could prevent impotence
ERECTILE dysfunction treatments include medications and hormone therapy, but adding this cheap fruit to your diet could slash your risk of developing impotence. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some Outcomes Not Necessarily Better With Robotic Prostate Surgery Some Outcomes Not Necessarily Better With Robotic Prostate Surgery
Men with prostate cancer who get the gland removed may be just as likely to suffer erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence with robotic surgery as with other operations, a UK study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

After-effects not necessarily reduced with robotic prostate surgery
(Reuters Health) - Men with prostate cancer who get the gland removed may be just as likely to suffer after-effects like erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence with robotic surgery as with other operations, a UK study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Shares of Apricus tank after FDA declines to OK erectile dysfunction cream
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday declined to approve Apricus Biosciences Inc's Vitaros, a cream to treat erectile dysfunction, for the second time in a decade, sending the company's shares down more than 70 percent before the opening bell. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Apricus says FDA declines to approve erectile dysfunction cream
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday declined to approve Apricus Biosciences Inc's Vitaros, a cream treatment for erectile dysfunction, for the second time in a decade. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do penile implants work?
Penile implant surgery can help with erectile dysfunction that has not responded to other treatments. We look at the available types and how they work. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Men's Health Source Type: news

All you need to know about Viagra
This year Viagra turns 20 – and the best-known drug treatment for erectile dysfunction, prescribed to more than three million men in the UK, is going to be more easily available than ever. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Meds Not to Blame for Impotence, Study Says
The nearly six-year study found no link between the drugs and the development of erectile dysfunction. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Impotence Among Heart Patients Not the Fault of Meds, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 7, 2018 -- Worried that the drugs you're taking to lower cholesterol or blood pressure might make you more apt to develop erectile dysfunction? That's not likely, a new Canadian study suggests. The study involved about 2,000 men... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study claims aspirin could cure erectile dysfunction
Turkish researchers claim 120 men achieved a 75 percent erection success rate after six weeks of one daily aspirin. Viagra, meanwhile, markets a success rate between 48 and 81 percent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Relation Between Common Heart Drugs and Erectile Dysfunction (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Statins, hypertension meds exonerated in trial data (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - February 2, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Medications to treat cardiovascular risk factors do not impact erectile function
(Elsevier) Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a major public health problem. Men being treated for cardiovascular risk factors such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol are at increased risk of developing ED and often consider this condition a side effect of their medications. However, a new study into the effects of cholesterol-lowering statins and blood-pressure lowering candesartan/HCTZ concludes that these medications do not negatively affect erectile function. The study is published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction warning: These foods could be causing your impotence
ERECTILE dysfunction - also known as impotence - can be caused by anxiety, stress or tiredness. But, following a specific diet plan could also increase your risk of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction cure? Avoid these foods to get rid of impotence
ERECTILE dysfunction - also known as impotence - can be caused by anxiety, stress or tiredness. But, following a specific diet plan could also increase your risk of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can beet juice help treat erectile dysfunction?
Beet juice is becoming a popular home remedy for erectile dysfunction (ED), but can it really help a man get and keep an erection? We look at the evidence. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation Source Type: news

Risk of erectile dysfunction after traumatic brain injury: a nationwide population-based cohort study in Taiwan - Yang YJ, Chien WC, Chung CH, Hong KT, Yu YL, Hueng DY, Chen YH, Ma HI, Chang HA, Kao YC, Yeh HW, Tzeng NS.
INTRODUCTION: In our study, we aimed to investigate the association between a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and subsequent erectile dysfunction (ED). This is a population-based study using the claims dataset from The National Health Insurance Research Datab... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alternative Surgery for Peyronie's Disease Avoids Prosthesis Implant Alternative Surgery for Peyronie's Disease Avoids Prosthesis Implant
Surgery that combines penile revascularization with penile corrective techniques is an effective alternative to prosthesis implantation in some men with Peyronie's disease that is accompanied by erectile dysfunction, researchers from Turkey report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Overcoming sexual performance anxiety
Whether due to expectations or stress, it is common for men of all ages to experience performance anxiety and erectile dysfunction. Learn how to cope. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation Source Type: news

Ibuprofen may increase risk of fertility issues in men, study suggests
High doses of the common painkiller over a long period of time may put men at greater risk of fertility problems and other health issues, research indicatesMen who take high doses of ibuprofen for months at a time may be at greater risk of fertility issues and also other health problems, such as muscle wastage, erectile dysfunction and fatigue, scientists have found.Research on healthy young men who took the common painkiller for up to six weeks showed that the drug disrupted the production of male sex hormones and led to a condition normally seen in older men and smokers.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 9, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Science Drugs Medical research Health Society Fertility problems Men's health & wellbeing Source Type: news

New 'fast action' gel developed to treat erectile dysfunction has EXPLOSIVE results
A NEW gel developed by medics has “explosive” results for men with erectile dysfunction . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NxThera touts 3-year Rez ūm trial results
NxThera today released three-year results from a trial of its Rezūm convective water vapor wave energy system, touting effective and durable relief from lower urinary tract symptoms for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. The trial was co-authored by co-principal investigators Dr. Kevin McVary of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and Dr. Claus Roehrborn of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and results were published in the January 2018 issue of the journal Urology. “Rezūm warrants consideration as a first-line treatment for BPH due to the durability of LUTS relief out t...
Source: Mass Device - January 4, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Urology NxThera Inc. Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can watermelon help with erectile dysfunction?
Could watermelon work as a natural remedy for erectile dysfunction in the same way as Viagra? We look at the science and evidence behind this claim. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation Source Type: news

5 yoga positions to help erectile dysfunction
Yoga is an effective alternative to medicine for ED sufferers, according to Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital in Karnataka, India. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about yoga for erectile dysfunction
A look at yoga for erectile dysfunction. Included is detail on what the research shows about the effectiveness of yoga and the poses that work the best. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation Source Type: news

Heart disease warning: THIS happening to you during sex could be a sign of DEADLY symptoms
HEART DISEASE is a potentially deadly condition, and suffering from erectile dysfunction during sex could be an early sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction may be an early sign of heart disease
Researchers from Baptist Health South Florida carried out a review of 26 previous studies. They suggest that impaired blood flow may explain the association between the two conditions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is erectile dysfunction an early sign of CVD?
Men with erectile dysfunction should be assessed for CVD risk, say researchers, after finding that such men may have early markers of the condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation Source Type: news