Sildenafil may be associated with increased melanoma risk, according a recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. However, a cause and effect relationship has not been found and there is not enough evidence to warrant treatment changes.
Men with erectile dysfunction (ED) might have increased cardiovascular risk when their testosterone levels fall below 12 nmol/L, according to a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study.
Anthony J. Bella MD,and Tom F. Lue MD Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA. April 2007 Introduction Stem cells (SC) hold unparalleled future therapeutic promise and have captured the imagination of the public at large and scientists in a variety of fields. Although claims that SC will […]
PIERRE ASSALIAN , M.D., C.S.P.Q. Dipl. Psych. (McGill) Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry McGill University, Montreal, Canada Director, Human Sexuality Unit McGill University Health Centre, MGH site Executive Director, Canadian Sex Research Forum August 2007 Introduction Pharmacologic treatment of premature ejaculation represents a new approach to the treatment of PE and a radical departure from […]
Beverly Whipple, PhD, RN, FAAN and Annette Fuglsang Owens, MD, PhD April 2008 Definitions of men’s and women’s sexual disorders are reconsidered as new research findings emerge. This article serves to summarize the most recent efforts to develop a terminology and concepts for identifying various sexual problems concerning women. The term sexual disorders is preferred […]
Mario Maggi, Sexual Medicine & Andrology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy. April 2008 Prostate cancer cells express androgen receptors that bind testosterone and, with an higher affinity, its 5a-reduced product, DHT, and that transmit proliferative signals (Crescioli et al., Endocrinology, 144:3046, 2003). The pioneering work of Huggins (Cancer Res 1:293-7, 1941) gave rise to the […]