Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction linked to higher diabetes risk

Monday, July 20th, 2015

According to a new Canadian study, men with erectile dysfunction (ED) may have a greater risk of undiagnosed diabetes than non-ED men. The study was led by Sean Skeldon, of the UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research in Vancouver. Skeldon said, “Our results underscore the importance of erectile dysfunction as a marker of […]

Erectile dysfunction medication may increase melanoma risk

Friday, June 19th, 2015

According to a new study, erectile dysfunction (ED) medications may be linked to a slightly higher risk of melanoma (skin cancer) than those who did not take the drugs. The study was led by Stacy Loeb, a urologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, who said, “Physicians should still screen men for melanoma risk, but they […]

Regular exercise reduces erectile dysfunction

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

According to a recent study, erectile dysfunction (ED) was reported less in older men who exercised regularly. Past studies have also found that exercise could improve sexual health. The study was led by Adriana C. Vidal, PhD, of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute in Los Angeles, who said, “This study is the first to […]

Link between Back Pain Medicine and Erectile Dysfunction

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

A recent large-scale U.S. study shows that men prescribed opioids to treat their back pain are more likely to take medicines for testosterone deficiency and erectile dysfunction than those who do not take opioids at all. The study was done by Richard Deyo and colleagues from the Kaiser Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon. The […]

Presence of enzyme complex causes infertility in men

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

A new study found that the presence of an enzyme complex present in sperm plasma membranes may be associated with high oxidative stress and high concentration of reactive oxygen species or ROS. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Sara Keshtgar from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in Iran. The results […]

Prostate cancer causes erectile dysfunction

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

A new study has found that the prostate cancer causes erectile dysfunction. The study was conducted by Katherine E. Chisholm and Marita P. McCabe, PhD from the University School of Psychology in Australia. They also had a group of researchers from the National eTherapy Centre at Swinburne University of Technology and the Australian Prostate Cancer […]

Erectile dysfunction common in patients with psoriasis

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Source: MedWire News Erectile dysfunction (ED) appears to be common in patients with psoriasis and may be partly due to incipient atherosclerosis, pilot study finding suggest. The research team, led by Jon Goulding, from University Hospital in Coventry, UK, recommends the assessment of sexual function in dermatology outpatients as it may signal cardiovascular disease. “The […]

Factors predicting erectile dysfunction in men with Type 2 diabetes clarified

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Source: MedWire News Poor glycemic control, presence of the metabolic syndrome, and dyslipidemia all increase the risk for erectile dysfunction (ED) in men with Type 2 diabetes, report researchers. However, they add that increased physical activity appears to be protective against ED in these individuals. Previous research has shown that men with diabetes have a […]