Medical News Today: Viagra linked with higher risk of skin cancer
Skin cancer had a higher incidence among men taking PDE5 inhibitors but the link may not be causal. Instead, it may be linked to other factors. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 24, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation Source Type: news

Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma Risk
Title: Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/23/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/24/2015 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - June 24, 2015 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra linked to skin cancer melanoma
Scientists at New York University analysed the medical records of 20,000 men show those who took the erectile dysfunction drug were 21 per cent more likely to develop malignant melanoma. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 24, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra and Melanoma: Search for Link Inconclusive (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Second study shows significant, albeit inconsistent, association (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - June 24, 2015 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Viagra, Other ED Meds Won’t Raise Melanoma Risk
Study did find slightly higher odds for the skin cancer in men on ED drugs, but lifestyles are probable culprit (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 24, 2015 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Reproductive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Some ED drugs linked to raised risk of melanoma
Confounding may be behind modest but significant excess risk with sildenafil, vardenafil or tadalafilRelated items from OnMedicaGP melanoma biopsy speeds referralTreating cardio risk improves erections tooGuidance aims to iron out wide variations in melanoma managementMelanoma drug is first to be fast tracked under NHS early access schemeImmunotherapy drug combo curbs melanoma advance (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 24, 2015 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

While erectile dysfunction increases, use of penile implants declines
Viagra is known for its advertising, but the erectile dysfunction treatment you don't see commercials for are penile prostheses, also known as penile implants. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma Risk
Study did find slightly higher odds for the skin cancer in men on ED drugs, but lifestyles are probable culpritSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Erectile Dysfunction, Melanoma (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra 'may raise the risk of skin cancer by 30 per cent'
Scientists found a small increased risk of developing skin cancer for men who were prescribed erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - June 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: cialis erectile dysfunction symptoms cures viagra sales NHS cheap Source Type: news

Report: Viagra Doesn't Cause Melanoma But The Viagra Lifestyle Might
After a 2014 study raised concerns that Viagra might cause melanoma, one urologist teamed up with researchers in Sweden to investigate further. They found that the little blue pill is unlikely to be the culprit. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 23, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Arlene Weintraub Source Type: news

Does the female viagra really work?
Loss of sexual relationships after childbirth is a common problem. In a study 'almost all the 1,500 couples interviewed had sex less often after having a baby'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra does something very important -- but it is unlikely to cause melanoma, researchers conclude
(NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine) A rigorous analysis of more than 20,000 medical records concludes that erectile dysfunction drugs, such as Viagra, are not a cause of melanoma, an often deadly form of skin cancer, despite the higher risk for the disease among users of these drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 23, 2015 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

'Female Viagra' -- Libido Liberation or Gender Hype?
Is this new drug flianserin really the "female Viagra," or is it just a drug that empowers women to talk about gender discrimination? The FDA advisory committee has recently recommended approval of the still-experimental drug flibanserin (also known as Addyi) to help sexual dysfunction in women. After this action has generated many opinions about achieving gender equality for women, getting the FDA to approve a "female Viagra," and even prompted arguments that the FDA has been practicing gender discrimination, let's look at some of the facts and what it means for each of us today. An illness, hypoactiv...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 15, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Italian Food Can Cure Impotence, Italian Professor Says
Ever wonder how Tony Soprano managed to be so ... virile? Over the six seasons of "The Sopranos," he never let the stress of his life as a mob boss get in the way of his pursuit of all sorts of goomahs, not to mention time with his wife Carmella. Maybe the secret to his stamina was on his dinner plate. At a recent conference on men's health in Naples, Italy, Giorgio Franco, the president of the Italian Society of Andrology, argued that a "strict Italian diet" is a highly effective cure for erectile dysfunction. “Good sex starts at the table,” Franco said, according to The Local. “S...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 10, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

?Viagra for Women? Wins FDA Panel Support
(MedPage Today) -- Also: House panel votes to kill IPAB, device tax (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 6, 2015 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA Panel Backs Approval of 'Female Viagra'FDA Panel Backs Approval of 'Female Viagra'
The panel members expressed concerns, however, about concomitant use of the women's libido drug with alcohol and the potential for syncope. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - June 6, 2015 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction: Viagra and other oral medications
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - June 6, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Female Viagra' gets nod from FDA advisory panel
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Female Viagra' to boost women's libido one step closer
A pill to help women's sex drive could be one step closer after a US panel recommended it be approved (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - June 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: fda female sex drive libido approved women viagra life Source Type: news

FDA Panel Backs 'Female Viagra'
An FDA advisory panel recommended that the agency approve the first drug to treat female sexual dysfunction. (Source: WSJ.com: Health)
Source: WSJ.com: Health - June 5, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: FREE Source Type: news

'Female Viagra' gets nod from FDA advisory panel
A drug aimed at helping women who've lost their sex drive cleared a key hurdle Thursday, winning backing from a Food and Drug Administration panel. An FDA advisory committee voted 18-6 to recommend that the agency approve the drug flibanserin for the ... (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - June 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Female Viagra' approved by FDA despite side-effects
An FDA panel voted in favor of Sprout Pharmaceutical's daily pill, flibanserin, on the condition the company clearly warns of potential risks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Viagra for Women' Wins FDA Panel Support
(MedPage Today) -- Mixed but strong support for so-called "Viagra for women" (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 5, 2015 Category: American Health Source Type: news

'Female Viagra' nears US approval
A US government panel recommends approval for a drug treating low female libido, providing patients are warned of possible strong side effects. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Panel Backs a 'Female Viagra'
An FDA advisory panel voted 18 to 6 to recommend that the agency approve the first drug to treat female sexual dysfunction. (Source: WSJ.com: Health)
Source: WSJ.com: Health - June 5, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: FREE Source Type: news

Female Viagra Wins FDA Panel Support
(MedPage Today) -- Mixed but strong support for so-called "Viagra for women" (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 5, 2015 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Panel Votes to Approve 'Female Viagra' With Conditions
There are no drugs on the market today to treat sexual dysfunction for women. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

FDA panel backs 'pink Viagra' for sexual dysfunction in women
American women may soon have access to a controversial libido-enhancing pill dubbed “pink Viagra” after a government panel on Thursday gave its backing to what would be the first FDA-approved drug for the treatment of female sexual dysfunction. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 5, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

FDA panel backs 'pink Viagra' for sexual dysfunction in women
American women may soon have access to a controversial libido-enhancing pill dubbed "pink Viagra" after a government panel on Thursday gave its backing to what would be the first FDA-approved drug for the treatment of female sexual dysfunction. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 5, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy, Colin Diersing Source Type: news

‘Viagra for Women’ Is Backed by an F.D.A. Panel
The vote on flibanserin by an advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration follows two rejections and a campaign for the drug’s approval. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - June 5, 2015 Category: American Health Authors: ANDREW POLLACK Tags: Sex Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Women and Girls Food and Drug Administration Sprout Pharmaceuticals Inc Source Type: news

‘Viagra for Women’ Is Backed by an F.D.A. Panel
The vote on flibanserin by an advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration follows two rejections and a campaign for the drug’s approval. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANDREW POLLACK Tags: Sex Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Women and Girls Food and Drug Administration Sprout Pharmaceuticals Inc Source Type: news

Watch: FDA Panel Votes to Approve 'Female Viagra'
The panel voted to approve the drug flibanserin, which is designed to help pre-menopausal women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder, after two previous failed attempts for approval. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

FDA Backs Experimental 'Female Viagra'
WASHINGTON (AP) — The drug industry's decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government experts recommended approval for a pill to boost sexual desire in women. The first-of-a-kind endorsement came with safety reservations, however, due to drug side effects including fatigue, low blood pressure and fainting. The panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers voted 18-6 in favor of Sprout Pharmaceutical's daily pill, flibanserin, on the condition that the company develops a plan to manage its risks. The recommendation is a major victory for a drug sometimes ha...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 4, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

More Complicated Than 'Pink Viagra': What You Should Know About Flibanserin (Addyi)
If you are a women suffering from low sexual desire, would you take a drug daily if it gave you one extra satisfying sexual experience per month if it also runs risks of fainting, increase sedation with alcohol, and other potential drug interactions? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 4, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Kroll Source Type: news

Hurdles remain for "female Viagra"
The makers of a pill to boost female libido are trying to persuade regulators to approve the drug even though it's already been rejected twice. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips discusses the possibility of approval. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 4, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA To Take Another Look At The ‘Little Pink Pill’ For Women
http://media.boston.cbslocal.com/CBSBOS_0306201517314900000AA.mp4 BOSTON (CBS) – The “Little Pink Pill” to treat low libido in women. The FDA has already rejected it twice, but Thursday there will be another push to get it on the market. Dr. Mallika Marshall reported on this drug a few months ago and says there are more concerns raised about the pill’s safety. A lot of folks have been wondering what is taking so long to get a Viagra-like drug out there for women. As you can imagine when it comes to sexual dysfunction, women can be more complicated than men. For women the causes can be phys...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 3, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: deanreddington Tags: Health Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Watch Listen Dr. Mallika Marshall Flibanserin little pink pill PharmedOut Source Type: news

FDA raises concerns about 'women's Viagra'
Stephen FellerWASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- The FDA will consider for a third time a "Viagra for women," the female libido drug flibanserin, that seeks to correct hypoactive sexual desire disorder. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 3, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA taking another look at sex drug for women
It's the little pink pill that could lead to increased sexual desire for millions of women. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss an unprecedented medical breakthrough that could possibly give women the same libido enhancements men have been enjoying since Viagra and other similar medications hit America's pharmacies. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 3, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: Viagra Useful to Fight Against Malaria?
[SciDev.Net] The male impotence drug Viagra could also prevent malaria transmission, an in-vitro study demonstrates. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 3, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Viagra may prove a valuable weapon against malaria
The drug alters infected red blood cells so the body should filter them from the bloodstream, shows study. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - June 3, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

'Female Viagra' Takes Third Swing at FDA Approval
(MedPage Today) -- Agency staff again point to modest efficacy versus safety worries (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - June 3, 2015 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Concerns remain as FDA reconsiders sex drug for women
Controversy surrounds a drug described as the female equivalent of Viagra (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Viagra for Women’ Gets Push for F.D.A. Approval
A campaign for a drug that aims to restore lost libido accuses the Food and Drug Administration of gender bias for approving Viagra and 25 other drugs to help men have sex, but none for women. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANDREW POLLACK Tags: flibanserin Sex Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Women and Girls Food and Drug Administration Sprout Pharmaceuticals Inc Source Type: news

Sildenafil dominates in PAH
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 1, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Sildenafil May Help Heal Scleroderma Ulcers (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- The primary study endpoint was not met, but other benefits were observed. (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - May 24, 2015 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

'Viagra 007' Dietary Supplement For Erectile Dysfunction Contains The Active Drug In Viagra
Advertising a supplement as a safe alternative to a prescription drug and then putting that very same drug in the supplement is the peak of irresponsibility. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Kroll Source Type: news

THE MIND DOCTOR MAX PEMBERTON: 'Never mind women... what about men's limp libidos?' 
Viagra can rescue a chap’s sex life if his difficulties are all about rising to the occasion. But it can’t deal with flagging desire — and that’s a huge, neglected problem for middle-aged men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COFFEE could be nature's Viagra as daily caffeine reduces impotence
Drinking one or two mugs of coffee a day reduces the risk of erectile dysfunction, as caffeine relaxes the arteries in the penis, thus increasing blood flow, University of Texas researchers found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

VIAGRA is found to 'slow the spread of malaria', paving the way for new treatment
Scientists in Paris and London found the erectile dysfunction drug could alter the shape of the malaria parasite, preventing it from passing through the spleen and entering the blood stream. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The pharmacy that caters to the 1 percent at $6500 a month for membership
Ever felt Duane Reade and Rite Aid were just too plebeian for you? If so, luxury pharmacy Cedra may be the answer. Cedra, which has one location in Manhattan and one in the Bronx, is a full-service pharmacy that fills prescriptions and sells supplements like any other pharmacy. The difference? Cedra is a members-preferred store. Customers who want to become members need to reach deep into their pockets for the $2500 to $6500 per month fees. Anyone can shop at Cedra, but memberships offer perks like a personalized concierge service. "It's not just going to the pharmacy," said Mazen Karnaby, CEO of Cedra. "...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 14, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news