What’s Behind Addyi’s Slow Sales?

Sexual health

Although it doesn’t seem like that long ago television commercials for sexual health aids were considered controversial, these days products like Viagra are openly advertised and discussed. Since 1998, erectile dysfunction drugs have been mainstream, but unfortunately, women who suffer ...

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What Does the Pfizer-Allergan Deal Mean for the Consumer?

US drug giant Pfizer and Irish healthcare company Allergan are going to be friends with benefits: tax benefits. Allergan, headquartered in County Mayo, Ireland, is the producer of a number of medical products, primarily in the ophthalmic and medical aesthetics ...

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How Viagra is Being Used in the Debate on Reproductive Rights

Viagra

Viagra wasn’t originally developed as a treatment for erection problems. It was originally supposed to be a cardiac drug for treating a painful heart condition called angina. It didn’t do so well at that, but the side effect of helping ...

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The Roadmap to Improving Telemedicine in America

Telemedicine

Telemedicine, or medical services provided through the Internet, have taken the web by storm in recent years. As more and more people have found that they simply don’t have the time to visit a doctor’s office, and as physicians have ...

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Potential Breakthrough: Viagra Might Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Viagra

Viagra, a drug that belongs to a drug class known as PDE-5 inhibitors, has numerous uses in treating conditions other than erectile dysfunction. Sildenafil, the name of the active ingredient in Viagra, has shown promise in treating an astonishing range ...

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6 Things Addyi Can and Can’t Do

Addyi

Addyi is the trade name for a compound called flibanserin, which is sold as a treatment for hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in pre-menopausal women. The drug’s road from discovery to FDA approval was long and fraught with complications, but ...

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Young Men and Erection Issues: More Common Than You Think

Younger men experiencing erectile dysfunction

If you’re like most people, you probably associate erectile dysfunction with older men, but more and more, it seems that younger males are showing up at the doctor’s office to discuss problems achieving an erection. Why is this happening? Why ...

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Erectile Dysfunction and Sleep Apnea: What’s the Connection?

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction and obstructive sleep apnea are both common conditions suffered by men as they age or experience changes in health conditions, but did you know that they could be linked? New research is suggesting that this is the case, ...

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Telemedicine Making Clinical Drug Trials Faster and Cheaper

Telemedicine services

Clinical trials are a cornerstone of medical advancement. Clinical trials not only help medical professionals to determine whether a medication or piece of medical equipment is effective, but they also provide important safety information to doctors. While a particular medication ...

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Yes, Gay Men Deal with ED Too

ED

Erectile dysfunction, or ED, affects tens of millions of men in the United States. To watch the television ads for ED medications like Viagra and Cialis, you would think that ED only ever affected handsome, middle-aged men married to women. ...

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