Spider venom could be used to treat erectile dysfunction, find Brazilian scientists  

Scientists think that venom from a deadly spider could be the key to helping the millions of men who live with erectile dysfunction

Spider venom could be used to treat erectile dysfunction, find Brazilian scientists  The bite of a deadly spider which causes victims to experience a four hour erection before they die could one day help millions of men overcome erectile dysfunction, according to researchers. Scientists studying Brazilian wandering spiders, sometimes known as banana spiders, believe that chemicals in its bite could lead to a treatment more effective than […]

‘Young men are falling prey to psychogenic erectile dysfunction ’

Three months post marriage, a couple walked into a city doctor’s clinic with a complaint of the man ‘not performing well’. But his diagnosis, has made the doctors in the city believe that this is a side-effect of excessive pornography and taking up sex as a challenge rather than a pleasurable experience

‘Young men are falling prey to psychogenic erectile dysfunction ’Erectile dysfunction is not always a physical problem only. There can be psychogenic causes which may cause or worsen the problem. Psychogenic erectile dysfunction is defined as the persistent inability to achieve or maintain erection satisfactory for sexual performance owing predominantly or exclusively to psychological or interpersonal factors. Psychogenic erectile dysfunction frequently coexists with other sexual […]

Five natural ways to overcome erectile dysfunction

Can you run as fast as you did when you were 20 years old? Hit a baseball as far as you once could? Bash a tennis ball with the same speed and spin? Probably not. But even as we age, there are still plenty of ways to stay in the game and enjoy it. That’s as true of sex as it is of sports

Five natural ways to overcome erectile dysfunctionErectile dysfunction (ED) can occur for many reasons. Sometimes it is as simple as the side effect of a particular medication. But for roughly 75% of men, the cause is more complex. ED may result from vascular disease, neurological disease, diabetes, or prostate-related treatments or surgeries. Whether you currently suffer from ED or are hoping […]

Type 2 diabetes may be linked to erectile dysfunction, a new study suggests

A study of thousands of men links type 2 diabetes with erectile dysfunction. The research opens up the possibility that living a healthier lifestyle could help reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction, as it does with type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes may be linked to erectile dysfunction, a new study suggestsPeople who had genetic risk factors for type 2 diabetes were more likely to have erectile dysfunction (ED) than those without these risk factors, researchers revealed in a study published today (Dec 20) in the American Journal of Human Genetics. The researchers analysed data gathered in three different databases: the UK Biobank, the Estonian GenomeCenter […]

Be cautious, sleep deprivation leads to erectile dysfunction

Dr Sandeep Patil, chief Intensivist and Physician at Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, shares how lack of sleep or change in sleeping patterns can affect the sex life of a man

Be cautious, sleep deprivation leads to erectile dysfunctionIn these busy schedules, some people cut down their sleep to make sure that other responsibilities, work and familial, are met. The urge to ‘get the job done’ somehow proves to be stressful on the body. And, getting the right amount of sleep can do wonders for your health. It plays an important role in […]

Can Viagra permanently damage vision?

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, New York, have recently published a case study in the journal Retinal Cases and Brief Reports. They conclude that using higher doses of Viagra could eventually lead to significant long-term vision damage

Can Viagra permanently damage vision?There are few drugs as well-known as sildenafil citrate, commonly sold under the brand name Viagra. Scientists initially the drug as a potential treatment for angina and other cardiovascular problems. Though it had little effect on angina, they noted that it induced significant penile erections. So, the most successful erectile dysfunction drug was born. The […]

Erectile dysfunction is a major indicator of heart disease

Erectile dysfunction (ED) defined as the inability to achieve or maintain an erection for satisfactory sexual intercourse affects nearly 20 per cent of men over age 20, according to research

Erectile dysfunction is a major indicator of heart diseaseErectile dysfunction (ED) indicates greater cardiovascular risk, regardless of other risk factors, such as cholesterol, smoking and high blood pressure, according new research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. In the study, which followed more than 1,900 men, ages 60 to 78, over 4 years, those who reported ED were twice as likely […]

Study reveals: Urological problems lead to depression, sleep issues in men

The research found that risk of depression and sleep problems was common among the men, particularly older ones and those who were overweight or experiencing ‘lower urinary tract symptoms’

Study reveals: Urological problems lead to depression, sleep issues in menThis was the main conclusion that investigators at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) came to after studying 124 men aged 54, on average, who were attending a clinic specialising in men’s health. The men completed detailed questionnaires about mental and general health, sleep, and urologic conditions, such as erectile function and ease or difficulty […]

IIT Hyderabad hosts international workshop on ‘reframing the biological clock’

We all have a biological clock, which is tasked with helping us to maintain our daily cycles of rest and activity by running in sync with the cycles of light and dark in our environment. Experts state that the biological clock plays a role in regulating time-dependent processes within the body, including metabolism, DNA repair, and the cell cycle

IIT Hyderabad hosts international workshop on ‘reframing the biological clock’  The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad hosted an international workshop on ‘Reframing the Biological Clock’ as part of a project funded under Wellcome Foundation UK Small Projects Grant for 2018. Researchers from the Institute are working on a pilot research looking at the how age and ageing are conceptualised in assisted reproduction. Principal Investigator […]

Five common reasons why a man should consult a urologist

Dr Sumit Mehta, Consultant Urology, Andrology & Kidney Transplant Surgeon, Hiranandani Hospital Vashi, shares how a minor issue, if ignored, can create bigger problems for men

Five common reasons why a man should consult a urologistAs a man gets older, he starts facing some health-related issues. Health issues among men are more varied than what most people think; however, some issues are more common than the others. The most common being that of the urinary tract system and reproductive organs. In this case, visiting a urologist, an expert specialising in […]