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Can red ginseng help treat erectile dysfunction?

Can red ginseng help treat erectile dysfunction?

Sexual performance affects confidence and interpersonal relationships. When a man has difficulty with erectile dysfunction, it can affect several aspects of his life. Erectile dysfunction (ED) occurs when a man cannot achieve or maintain an erection for enough time to sustain sexual activity. ED is most common among men ages 75 and older, according to […]

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Antibiotics used to treat cystic fibrosis increases risk of permanent hearing loss

Antibiotics used to treat cystic fibrosis increases risk of permanent hearing loss

A powerful class of antibiotics provides life-saving relief for people with cystic fibrosis; however, a new study for the first time reveals the levels at which high cumulative dosages over time significantly increases the risk of permanent hearing loss in these patients. Cystic fibrosis, or CF, is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs […]

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Six herbs for treating erectile dysfunction

Six herbs for treating erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is a condition that affects a man’s ability to achieve or maintain an erection suitable for sex. The condition can affect men at any age, but according to the American Academy of Family Physicians, erectile dysfunction (ED) is most common when a man is 75 years or older. Recent innovations in medical treatments […]

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Why am I impotent? Common causes and treatments

Why am I impotent? Common causes and treatments

Impotence is the inability for a man to get and maintain an erection. It is also known as erectile dysfunction and can impact a person’s ability to have satisfactory sexual intercourse. Impotence is a very common condition and can occur at any age. However, it is most common among older men. According to the University […]

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Anorexia: Deep brain stimulation may be an effective treatment

Anorexia: Deep brain stimulation may be an effective treatment

Anorexia can cause severe health issues, and the illness can sometimes be fatal. New research suggests a surgical technique can stimulate the patient’s brain into improving their mental health and overall well-being. New research suggests a brain technique called ‘deep brain stimulation’ may prove effective in treating anorexia. Anorexia is an eating disorder that makes […]

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Schirmer’s test: What to expect with the dry eye test

Schirmer’s test: What to expect with the dry eye test

Doctors use the Schirmer’s test to work out if a person’s eyes make enough tears to keep the eyes moist. If the eyes don’t produce enough moisture, a doctor may choose to treat the patient for dry eye. This article will look at exactly what the test entails and when people can expect it to […]

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Study points to treatment strategy for anorexia

Study points to treatment strategy for anorexia

New research conducted in adolescent rodents provides insights on the mechanisms behind anorexia nervosa and points to a potential treatment strategy. In experiments involving food restriction and/or exercise, investigators found that the extent to which certain receptors are expressed in neurons in a particular region of the brain can influence whether an adolescent female rat […]

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Role of rogue protein PAK4 confirmed in pancreatic cancer cells

Role of rogue protein PAK4 confirmed in pancreatic cancer cells

A new study that confirms the role of a protein called PAK4 in the movement and growth of pancreatic cancer cells could help researchers find new ways to tackle the disease. The work, funded by national charity Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund, uncovers new evidence that PAK4 plays a key role in enabling cancer cells to […]