Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction Afflicts More Than Half of Men With Diabetes

Erectile Dysfunction Afflicts More Than Half of Men With Diabetes

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Meta-analysis of studies conducted around the world found that men with diabetes have more than 3.5 times increased risk for erectile dysfunction.

Erectile Dysfunction May Predict Development of Parkinson's Disease

Erectile Dysfunction May Predict Development of Parkinson's Disease

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A new study found a 52% higher risk for the future development of Parkinson's disease among men with erectile dysfunction.

Dutasteride Linked to Adverse Sexual Side Effects

Dutasteride Linked to Adverse Sexual Side Effects

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Long-term use of the drug may predispose men to worsening erectile dysfunction and elevated risk of diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Erectile Dysfunction Risk Higher in Gout Patients

Erectile Dysfunction Risk Higher in Gout Patients

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The risk for developing erectile dysfunction is 15% higher among men with than without gout.

PDE5 Inhibitor Use Doesn't Cause Melanoma

PDE5 Inhibitor Use Doesn't Cause Melanoma

While users had an overall 11% increased risk of melanoma, there wasn't evidence that the drugs cause melanoma.

Diabetes Increases Penile Prosthesis Infection Risk

Diabetes Increases Penile Prosthesis Infection Risk

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Diabetic men receiving an inflatable penile prosthesis have a 69% increased risk of device-associated infection compared with non-diabetics.

Oral ED Drugs Found to Benefit Infertile Men

Oral ED Drugs Found to Benefit Infertile Men

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Oral PDE5 inhibitors improve sperm parameters and can treat erectile dysfunction in men.

Erectile Dysfunction Drug May Reduce Post-MI Hospitalization, Death

Erectile Dysfunction Drug May Reduce Post-MI Hospitalization, Death

Men taking PDE5 lowered their risk of hospitalization and mortality after a heart attack by 33%.

Persistent Erectile Dysfunction More Likely in 5ARI Users

Persistent Erectile Dysfunction More Likely in 5ARI Users

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Longer use of finasteride at a dosage of 1.25 mg/day or less among men younger than 42 years is associated with greater risk, study finds.

Chronic Periodontitis Increases ED Risk

Chronic Periodontitis Increases ED Risk

Chronic periodontitis was associated with 2.2-fold increased odds of ED.

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.

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