Sunday, September 20, 2020

Researchers Discover a Specific Gene Linked to Infertility and Early Menopause

A new study has found a specific gene’s previously unknown role in infertility and early menopause. Mutations in this gene have been associated with fertility issues in both males and females. Women, in particular, who are lacking this gene could face fertility issues.

Viagra Alternative: Israeli Scientists Develop New Way of Treating Erectile Dysfunction

Israeli scientists develop a new method for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, which could be a good alternative to Viagra and an effective way to boost erection in impotent men. The therapy includes ultrasound waves to the organ to trigger the growth of new blood vessels.

Kansas Man Sentenced For Selling Prescription ED Drugs as Herbal Supplements

A 60-year-old man from Overland Park, Kansas, has been sentenced after pleading guilty of selling prescription erectile dysfunction drugs under the name of herbal supplements. The herbal supplements he sold were tainted with sildenafil (Viagra) and tadalafil (Cialis).

Viagra Could Give Some User Bouts of Flatulence and Other 555 Side Effects

Viagra, or generic sildenafil, could give you bouts of flatulence or any of the other reported 555 side effects, according to the MHRA, the UK’s drug regulatory body. Some Viagra users have reported flatulence, hearing loss, among others, especially those who took it for pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Researchers Discover Antibiotic Molecule That Can Help Immune System to Destroy HIV Infected Cells

A team of researchers from the University of Michigan Medical School has found that an antibiotic molecule called concanamycin could help the immune system to kill the HIV-infected cells in the body, suggesting there is a potential cure to HIV. However, the molecule is not yet ready to be used as an HIV cure.

Global Penile Implants Market More Likely to Grow by 2027

The Global Penile Implants Market is expected to grow by 2027, although the market has slowed down a bit due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Penile implants are advised to men with erectile dysfunction (ED) when drugs like Viagra, Cialis, or Levitra fail to work.

Is Sildenafil (Viagra) A Vasodilator?

Sildenafil, the active drug composition of Viagra, is the first drug of choice when it comes to treating erectile dysfunction (ED), which is characterized by poor erections. The drug has some vasodilation effect as it inhibits an enzyme called PDE5, helping the body to release nitric oxide, a vasodilator.