Erectile Dysfunction

Jul 03, 2008
Scientists discovered that watermelon has an effect similar to well-known drug Viagra. The positive effect is attributed to an ingredient citrulline found in watermelons.

Just like Viagra, citruline in watermelon activates the production of a compound that helps to relax blood vessels. The compound, found in the flesh and the rind of the juicy fruit turns into arginine when it reacts with enzymes of the body. Arginine is a natural amino acid that reduces risk of heart disease, decreases blood pressure, and improves circulatory and immune function.

Jan 06, 2009
Men, using erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, should be aware of the other medications and supplements they take as their interactions with ED drugs may potentially dangerous. Such medications as blood pressure drugs, certain antibiotics, herbal supplement St. John's wort and even grapefruit juice were found to interact badly with common ED drugs, the US consumer group Public Citizen reports.

Jan 14, 2010
A new drug Avanafil acts much faster than other erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, Cialis or Levitra, study shows.

Vivus, the pharmaceutical company that developed Avanafil drug, an innovative, PDE5 inhibitor for the treatment of ED (erectile dysfunction), claims that the drug is going to rival well-known ED medications, given the fact that it is effective in just 15 minutes.

Sep 28, 2009
The venom of a deadly spider can be used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, a new study suggests.

Scientists from the United States and Brazil revealed that men, who were bitten by the Brazilian spider, had an unusual long and painful erection.

Jul 26, 2011
Reflexonic, a medical device technology company that specializes in urology has received FDA clearance for their hand-held non-pharmaceutical device called Viberect.

The Viberect device is suitable for men with mild to moderate erectile dysfunction, who have problems with maintenance and rigidity, had spinal cord injures and undergo post-surgery rehabilitation.

Oct 21, 2011
Medtronic, the company that specializes in pacemakers, heart stents and spine products, has come up with the innovative product that could help men deal with erectile dysfunction.

The company conducted a study on 30 men aged 60 on average, who were diagnosed with erectile dysfunction. During the study, specialists used specially designed drug-eluting stent system.

Aug 04, 2011
Egyptian scientists has developed a new way of delivering sildenafil citrate or commonly known as Viagra that will have certain benefits over the pills. The new transdermal delivery system uses nanocarriers that deliver the medication into the bloodstream faster and as a result the most wanted effect occurs faster as well.