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Looking for participants to test a low intensity shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction

Looking for participants to test a low intensity shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction

Posted by on Aug 30, 2020 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness of low-intensity shockwave therapy (LIST) on patients with erectile dysfunction (ED). The main outcome will be the change in ED after 1 month of treatment. This study is being conducted in Virginia, US. The details ED (or impotence) affects 18 million men in the US. It consists of the inability...

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Can weight loss surgery improve erectile function in men with diabetes?

Can weight loss surgery improve erectile function in men with diabetes?

Posted by on Aug 23, 2020 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect of weight loss surgery on sexual functioning for men with type 2 diabetes (T2D). It found that fewer men experienced erectile dysfunction (ED) following surgery. Some background T2D is a metabolic disorder in which the body does not respond well to the hormone insulin and cannot create enough insulin to...

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What are the effects of a single injection of collagenase Clostridium histolyticum in acute phase Peyronie’s disease?

What are the effects of a single injection of collagenase Clostridium histolyticum in acute phase Peyronie’s disease?

Posted by on Aug 9, 2020 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effects of a single injection of collagenase Clostridium histolyticum (CCH; Xiapex) in early-stage Peyronie's disease (PD). The results suggested that this treatment may improve the symptoms associated with the disease. Some background Peyronie's disease (PD) is a noncancerous condition...

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Tadalafil improves depressive symptoms of patients with erectile dysfunction

Tadalafil improves depressive symptoms of patients with erectile dysfunction

Posted by on Jul 26, 2020 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of tadalafil (Cialis) in the treatment of patients with erectile dysfunction (ED) and depression. Researchers suggested that this drug improves depression, urinary symptoms, and quality of life of patients with ED. Some background ED consists of the inability of keeping an erection firm...

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Evaluating phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors in the treatment of erectile dysfunction

Evaluating phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors in the treatment of erectile dysfunction

Posted by on Jun 6, 2020 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the effectiveness and safety of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PD5I) to treat men with erectile dysfunction. Researchers suggested that PD5I therapy improves the treatment outcomes of these patients.    Some background Erectile dysfunction affects around 50% of men between 40 and 70 years. It...

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How effective are pelvic floor muscle exercises for patients with erectile dysfunction following prostate removal?

Posted by on May 2, 2020 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME) were useful to treat patients with erectile dysfunction (ED) following surgical removal of the prostate. The results suggested that PFME may help patients with ED. Some background A side effect of prostate removal to treat prostate cancer is erectile dysfunction...

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Traditional Chinese medicine combined with tadalafil improves the outcomes of patients with erectile dysfunction

Posted by on Apr 10, 2020 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) with tadalafil (Cialis) to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). Researchers suggested that this treatment helps treat ED with no increase in side effects.  Some background ED is present in about 50% of men aged 40 to 70 years. It is the inability to get...

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Does folic acid improve erectile function in men with erectile dysfunction?

Posted by on Feb 17, 2020 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of folic acid supplementation on homocysteine blood levels and on erectile dysfunction (ED). Researchers suggested that homocysteine is associated with ED and folic acid can improve both homocysteine levels and ED. Some background ED is defined as the inability to have and maintain an erection...

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The sildenafil with L-arginine combined treatment improves the outcomes of patients with erectile dysfunction

Posted by on Jan 31, 2020 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness and safety of sildenafil (Viagra) with or without L-arginine in patients with erectile dysfunction (ED). Researchers suggested that combining sildenafil and L-arginine results in improved ED outcomes. Some background ED is the inability to get or keep an erection firm enough to have sex. An...

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Using high sensitivity c-reactive protein to monitor response to tadalafil in patients with erectile dysfunction

Posted by on Dec 8, 2019 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate if high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) can be used to monitor the effectiveness of PD-5 inhibitors. This study found that lower hs-CRP before treatment is associated with better response to medication.   Some background Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to get or...

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Comparing surgery, collagenase clostridium histolyticum, and penile traction therapy in men with Peyronie’s disease

Posted by on Sep 4, 2019 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare treatments for Peyronie's disease (PD). This study found that traction devices represent the most cost-effective treatment for PD.  Some background Peyronie's disease (PD) is caused by scar tissue that forms inside the penis. It can result in a bent, rather than straight, erect penis. It...

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