Erectile Dysfunction

Study: Erectile Dysfunction Should Prompt Diabetes Screening

Study: Erectile Dysfunction Should Prompt Diabetes Screening

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Men with ED had more than twice the odds of undiagnosed diabetes.

Gout Increases Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Gout Increases Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

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Gout is associated with an elevated likelihood of both organic and psychogenic ED.

Erectile Dysfunction More Prevalent in Illicit Users of Amphetamine

Erectile Dysfunction More Prevalent in Illicit Users of Amphetamine

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Amphetamine users were twice as likely as non-users to experience erectile dysfunction.

Topical Testosterone Doesn't Improve Ejaculatory Dysfunction

Topical Testosterone Doesn't Improve Ejaculatory Dysfunction

Researchers saw no improvement for patients with low testosterone and delayed ejaculation.

Erectile Dysfunction Medications Don't Raise Melanoma Risk

Erectile Dysfunction Medications Don't Raise Melanoma Risk

Slightly higher odds for men on ED drugs, but lifestyle factors are the likelier culprit.

FDA Seizes Counterfeit ED Medications, More

FDA Seizes Counterfeit ED Medications, More

International effort takes aim at more than 1,050 websites

 Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Gout

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Gout

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Gout increased the risk of erectile dysfunction in men by 21%.

Active Inflammatory Bowel Disease Impairs Sexual Function

Active Inflammatory Bowel Disease Impairs Sexual Function

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Researchers identify depression as the most important determinant.

Daily Caffeine Linked to Lower Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Daily Caffeine Linked to Lower Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function.

CV Autonomic Neuropathy Predicts T1DM Urological Complications

CV Autonomic Neuropathy Predicts T1DM Urological Complications

Increased odds of erectile dysfunction and/or lower urinary tract symptoms in men with T1DM.

Testosterone Replacement Use Low Among Hypogonadal Men

Testosterone Replacement Use Low Among Hypogonadal Men

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Hypogonadism was present in 42.8% of subjects, yet TRT was used by only 3.9%.

Penile Prosthesis Use Declining in U.S.

Penile Prosthesis Use Declining in U.S.

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Insertion of these devices decreased from 4.6% of erectile dysfunction cases in 2002 to 2.3% in 2010.

Researchers Take Another Look at Average Penis Size

Researchers Take Another Look at Average Penis Size

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A new report combines data from 20 studies to provide definitive information.

High Activity Levels May Help Erectile Function

High Activity Levels May Help Erectile Function

Lower levels have no significant effect; findings consistent in racially diverse population.

Sex Hormones Predict Erectile Dysfunction Risk

Sex Hormones Predict Erectile Dysfunction Risk

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High levels of free and bioavailable testosterone are associated with a significantly decreased risk of ED in younger men.

Study: Screen ED Sufferers for Cardiovascular Disease

Study: Screen ED Sufferers for Cardiovascular Disease

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It is cost-effective, potentially saving $21.3 billion over 20 years by preventing 1.1 million cardiovascular events, researchers say.

Exercise Linked to Better Sexual Function for Men

Exercise Linked to Better Sexual Function for Men

Men who get the most physical activity report more erections and orgasms.

Can Declining Sexual Desire Cause Lower Testosterone?

Can Declining Sexual Desire Cause Lower Testosterone?

Lower testosterone levels linked to decreased sexual activity and desire, but not to fewer erections.

Return to Full Potency Rare After Prostate Surgery

Return to Full Potency Rare After Prostate Surgery

Only 6.7% of men reported erections that were as good after radical prostatectomy, as before—much lower than would be expected by IIEF-5 scores.

Depression Prevalent in Borderline Testosterone Patients

Depression Prevalent in Borderline Testosterone Patients

In this study, over half the men referred for borderline testosterone levels had depression.

Factors Associated with Depression in BPH Patients

Factors Associated with Depression in BPH Patients

Depression is prevalent among men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Testosterone Found to Boost Efficacy of PDE5 Inhibitors

Testosterone Found to Boost Efficacy of PDE5 Inhibitors

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The authors recommend consideration of testosterone assays in men who fail to respond to PDE5 inhibitors in an effort to optimize outcomes.

Walking Improves Erectile Function After Myocardial Infarction

Walking Improves Erectile Function After Myocardial Infarction

Correlation identified between functional capacity and erectile function improvement

Prostatectomy May Impair Sex for Women, Too

Prostatectomy May Impair Sex for Women, Too

Sexual function declines for both men and women following radical prostatectomy, but some aspects of care may help couples.

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs May Worsen Prostate Cancer Surgery Outcomes

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs May Worsen Prostate Cancer Surgery Outcomes

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Men who take phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors after radical prostatectomy are more likely to experience biochemical recurrence of disease.

Erectile Dysfunction and eGFR May Predict CAD

Erectile Dysfunction and eGFR May Predict CAD

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A Turkish study found that 55% of male coronary artery disease patients had some degree of erectile dysfunction.

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