During the lengthy and ultimately successful campaign to win FDA approval for the first prescription drug to treat female sexual function, some headline writers and pundits took to calling the new drug “female Viagra” or “pink Viagra.” While both flibanserin
In the past few years, telemedicine has emerged as a powerful new tool to expand access to health care, improve patient outcomes, and cut costs. But like any new technology, its growth has outpaced the development of a policy infrastructure
A number of recent studies demonstrate that telemedicine -- the use of technology to provide and coordinate health care remotely -- is particularly effective in serving children with special health care needs. As effective as it is, however, much needs
Lowering your blood levels of cholesterol, particularly low-density lipoproteins or "bad cholesterol," can improve both cardiac and erectile function. Here's what every man should know about the ill effects of elevated cholesterol levels. A healthy heart and healthy erections go together.
Viagra not working for you? Don't give up hope. There are a number of alternative treatments, including surgically implanted penile prostheses. Since the introduction of Viagra in the late 1990s, most of the conversation about the treatment of erection problems has
Reported incidence of erectile dysfunction (ED) has nearly doubled over the past decade. This doesn’t necessarily mean that twice as many men today have ED as had it in 2005. Part of it is because people are simply more knowledgeable
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A new prescription drug called flibanserin was given approval by the US Food and Drug Administration in August. Flibanserin, which is expected to be marketed under the trade name “Addyi,” is referred to as “female Viagra,” though that nickname isn’t