Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction Associated With Subclinical Myocardial Injury

Erectile Dysfunction Associated With Subclinical Myocardial Injury

The researchers found that high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I levels were significantly higher in participants with erectile dysfunction than in those without

Grapefruit-Midazolam Interaction Differs By Patient, Juice

Grapefruit-Midazolam Interaction Differs By Patient, Juice

A recent trial compared the effects of regular grapefruit juice with a low furanocoumarin hybrid grapefruit juice on midazolam.

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

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The prevalence of ED is 30% higher among men who have vitamin D levels below 20 ng/mL versus those with levels of 30 ng/mL or higher.

ED Drugs May Not Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

ED Drugs May Not Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

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Prostate cancer was diagnosed in 19.5% of PDE5i users vs 22.7% of nonusers, a statistically insignificant difference.

Erectile Dysfunction Predicts Higher Risk of Osteoporosis

Erectile Dysfunction Predicts Higher Risk of Osteoporosis

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Low testosterone levels may be a contributing factor.

Uptick in Melanoma Risk With PDE5 Inhibitors

Uptick in Melanoma Risk With PDE5 Inhibitors

Researchers say skin cancer in these patients is likely due to more sun exposure.

Anabolic Steroids Easily Obtained Without Rx

Anabolic Steroids Easily Obtained Without Rx

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Alert patients that use of performance-enhancing drugs can lead to erectile dysfunction and infertility.

Erectile Function Recovery Better With Delayed Radiotherapy After RP

Erectile Function Recovery Better With Delayed Radiotherapy After RP

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The chances of erectile function recovery improved when patients received radiation treatment more than 16 months after surgery.

Erectile Function Preserved in Half of Men Receiving Brachytherapy

Erectile Function Preserved in Half of Men Receiving Brachytherapy

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Potency is preserved in 50.4% and 60.8% of patients at 10 years after seed implantation, according to MSSFI and SHIM scores, respectively.

Psychotherapy-PDE5 Inhibitor Combo Helps Post-RP Erectile Function

Psychotherapy-PDE5 Inhibitor Combo Helps Post-RP Erectile Function

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An early, integrated approach led to less deterioration of erectile function after surgery.

ED Patients at Higher Risk of Hip Fracture

ED Patients at Higher Risk of Hip Fracture

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Almost quadruple the risk found among Asian men with erectile dysfunction.

Periodontitis May Up Erectile Dysfunction Risk

Periodontitis May Up Erectile Dysfunction Risk

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Review finds 1.5-3.4 times higher risk of erectile dysfunction among men with periodontitis.

Discontinue Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Before Surgery

Discontinue Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Before Surgery

Men undergoing surgery should inform their anesthesiologist about any use of erectile dysfunction drugs.

PCa Surgery Patients Largely Unaware of Sexual Complications

PCa Surgery Patients Largely Unaware of Sexual Complications

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Many men are unaware of erectile function recovery time and problems with ejaculation.

Flavonoid-Rich Foods May Lower Erectile Dysfunction Risk

Flavonoid-Rich Foods May Lower Erectile Dysfunction Risk

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A combination of exercise and a flavonoid-rich diet can reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction by 21%.

Study: 5-ARIs Lower Prostate Cancer Progression Risk

Study: 5-ARIs Lower Prostate Cancer Progression Risk

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Non-users of 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors had a nearly 2.6 times increased risk of pathologic progression than those who took the drugs.

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Do Not Affect Prostate Cancer Relapse Risk

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Do Not Affect Prostate Cancer Relapse Risk

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No significant association found between phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor use and biochemical recurrence after radical treatment.

Why Men Are Satisfied With Penile Implants

Why Men Are Satisfied With Penile Implants

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In a small study, 79% of men reported satisfaction with penile prosthesis implantation surgery, supporting its use as an erectile dysfunction treatment.

Yoga May Help Prostate Cancer Patients Having Radiotherapy

Yoga May Help Prostate Cancer Patients Having Radiotherapy

Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue.

Limit Radiation in Certain Areas to Preserve Sexual Function in PCa

Limit Radiation in Certain Areas to Preserve Sexual Function in PCa

Researchers investigate sexual dysfunction post RT for localized prostate cancer.

Erectile Dysfunction Risk Linked to Aldosterone

Erectile Dysfunction Risk Linked to Aldosterone

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In a study, mean aldosterone levels increased with severity of ED.

Few Urologists Treat Peyronie's Disease

Few Urologists Treat Peyronie's Disease

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Urology subspeciality andrologists perform disproportionately higher numbers of procedures.

Extended Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection Not Linked with ED, Incontinence

Extended Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection Not Linked with ED, Incontinence

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After 2 years, continence, potency, and freedom from recurrence were achieved in almost half of men who had extended pelvic lymph node dissection.

More Exercise Linked to Less Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

More Exercise Linked to Less Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Analytic sample of 692 men wearing ActiGraph 7164 accelerometer confirms inverse association.

Can Acupuncture Help Erectile Dysfunction?

Can Acupuncture Help Erectile Dysfunction?

It remains important to assess the efficacy and safety of acupuncture for ED.

Senior Cancer Patients Using CAM May Develop Urology Problems

Senior Cancer Patients Using CAM May Develop Urology Problems

CAM associated with polypharmacy, vision impairment, and urologic comorbidities.

Erectile Dysfunction Risk Not Lowered by Aspirin, Other NSAIDS

Erectile Dysfunction Risk Not Lowered by Aspirin, Other NSAIDS

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Lack of association found in a study of men in the placebo arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial.

Robotic Prostate Surgery Preserves Erectile Function Better

Robotic Prostate Surgery Preserves Erectile Function Better

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Compared with laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy is associated with a 51% increased likelihood of return of erectile function.

Erectile Function Worsens In Most Men After Prostate Biopsy

Erectile Function Worsens In Most Men After Prostate Biopsy

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Results of a prospective study have implications for patient counseling.

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.

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