Navigation Links
Erectile Dysfunction May Signal Hidden Heart Disease
Date:1/30/2013

rlying cardiovascular disease," Banks said.

Doctors already believe that erectile dysfunction is an early warning sign of heart problems, but it's not clear why. It's possible, Banks said, that the arteries of the penis are smaller than those of other parts of the body and may be more likely to reveal problems when their lining deteriorates.

The new study aims to gain more insight into how the severity of erectile dysfunction translates into a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. The researchers tracked more than 95,000 men aged 45 and up, and compared data collected between 2006 and 2009 to data collected in 2010.

The researchers adjusted their statistics so they wouldn't be thrown off by factors like high or low numbers of men who smoked or drank alcohol, or were wealthy or poor. They found that the men with severe erectile dysfunction, compared to those with no problem, were eight times more likely to have heart failure, 60 percent more likely to have heart disease and almost twice as likely to die of any cause.

What does this mean in the big picture?

"Heart problems are very common, so even a relatively moderate increase in risk translates into quite a number of affected individuals," Banks said. "Among men with no past history of cardiovascular disease, an estimated six per 1,000 men per year who did not have erectile dysfunction went on to be admitted to the hospital for coronary heart disease. This compares with eight per 1,000 men per year with moderate erectile dysfunction and nine per 1,000 men per year among those with severe erectile dysfunction."

Also, she said, "among men with a past history of cardiovascular disease, an estimated 20 per 1,000 men per year of those without erectile dysfunction went on to be admitted to the hospital for coronary artery disease. This compares with 28 per 1,000 men per year with moderate erectile dysfunction and 34 per 1,000 men per year with severe erectile dysfunction."

Cou
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Erectile dysfunction drug also helps men ejaculate and orgasm
2. Advanced Male Medical Center Provides New and Effective Therapies to Treat Erectile Dysfunction
3. Grief is not a disease, but cancer is -- what about erectile dysfunction?
4. Miriam researchers urge physicians to ask younger men about erectile dysfunction symptoms
5. San Francisco’s Advanced Male Medical Center Announces Discount, Discusses Erectile Dysfunction
6. Erectile dysfunction drug may benefit cardiac function in young patients with heart defects
7. Dr. Farshchian: Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction is Now Being Treated at The Center for Regenerative Medicine in Miami
8. Dr. Farshchian: Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction is Now Being Treated at the Center for Regenerative Medicine in Miami
9. Experts issue recommendations for treating thyroid dysfunction during and after pregnancy
10. As a mans belt size increases, so does his risk of sexual and urinary dysfunction
11. Classifying neural circuit dysfunctions using neuroeconomics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Erectile Dysfunction May Signal Hidden Heart Disease
(Date:4/23/2014)... scientists report that rats exposed to high-energy particles, simulating ... mission, show lapses in attention and slower reaction times, ... dose ranges. , The cognitive impairments which affected ... animals appear to be linked to protein changes ... found to hold true in humans, suggest it may ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... of the gastro-intestinal tract has long been considered to ... the Sahlgrenska Academy have used refined microscopic techniques that ... surface of the gastro-intestinal tract is only as large ... , The digestive tract, which passes from the mouth ... a length of about 5 meters in a normal ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... 2014) The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research ... Research Scholars. The AGA Research Scholar Awards program, ... independent and productive research careers in digestive diseases. ... an additional year allowing for three consecutive years ... junior faculty who are paving the way for ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... 21, 2014 Five for-profit and non-profit organizations ... million in Proof of Concept grants to accelerate ... commercial products, the Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) ... Mentoring Program grant to the Washington Biotechnology & ... network to train the next generation of entrepreneurs ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... published in the journal Oncotarget , explored ... appearances or their own DNA signatures within the ... to design effective, targeted treatment strategies. , Firstly ... mutation and either the KRAS or BRAF mutation. ... the EGFR gene mutation have that specific mutation ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Some astronauts at risk for cognitive impairment, animal studies suggest 2Health News:Some astronauts at risk for cognitive impairment, animal studies suggest 3Health News:The surface area of the digestive tract 'only' as large as a studio apartment 2Health News:AGA announces 2014 Class of AGA Research Scholars 2Health News:LSDF announces commercialization grants and Entrepreneur Mentoring Program 2Health News:Non-uniform genetic mutations identified in lung cancers could lead to targeted treatment 2
... toward oral chemotherapy agents offers cancer patients greater freedom and ... medications also poses more chances for patients to skip doses, ... way. An increasing number of cancer patients who receive chemotherapy ... pill bottle each day rather than the drip of an ...
... 28 APS Healthcare, a leading provider of ... Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of ... disease and medical care management programs. The integrated ... clients to access healthcare, minimize catastrophic health events ...
... FRANCISCO, May 28 Funding for poison control services ... Poison control services cost California $5.9 million but save ... emergency room visits each year. Not only do ... the toll-free number, but emergency room doctors and nurses ...
... A new statewide poll of registered voters ... bill to give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... is expected to debate this issue next week, and Senators ... whether Congress will finally pass this life-saving legislation.(Logo: ...
... The Centre for Epidemiological Studies into Sexually-Transmitted Diseases and ... Spain in 2005 to look into the prevalence of ... objective was to monitor the rates of infection with ... as the prevalence of risky behaviour. , "The ...
... A new statewide poll of registered voters finds that ... give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority ... to debate this issue next week, and Senators Cochran and ... will finally pass this life-saving legislation.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Compliance and cost: Bitter pills to swallow in the age of oral chemotherapy 2Health News:Compliance and cost: Bitter pills to swallow in the age of oral chemotherapy 3Health News:Oregon Department of Human Services Selects APS Healthcare to Manage Expanded Statewide Medicaid Program 2Health News:Oregon Department of Human Services Selects APS Healthcare to Manage Expanded Statewide Medicaid Program 3Health News:California to Become Only State Without Poison Control Services 2Health News:New Virginia Poll: 71 Percent of Voters Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products 2Health News:New Virginia Poll: 71 Percent of Voters Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products 3Health News:Spanish prostitutes least likely to use condoms 2Health News:New Mississippi Poll: Voters Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products 2Health News:New Mississippi Poll: Voters Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  According to Millennium Research Group ... intelligence, the United States ... markets will expand moderately through 2022, with embolization ... particular, increasing interest in drug-eluting beads (DEBs) and ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 ... PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... NEW YORK , Jan. 15, 2014 ... research report is available in its catalogue: ... Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p01940411/Global-Markets-and-Technologies-for-Advanced-Drug-Delivery-Systems----Focus-on-End-Users.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Drug_Delivery_Technology STUDY OBJECTIVES ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 2US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 3PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 2PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 3PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 4PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 16Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 17Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 18
... has,received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. ... Application (NDA) for a,controlled-release form of hydrocodone with ... will discuss the letter with,the FDA, and will ... seeking the approval of controlled-release hydrocodone with,acetaminophen as ...
... 20 Alsius Corporation,(Nasdaq: ALUS ), the ... announced that four scientific,posters featuring both patient cases ... utilized will be presented this week at the ... in Orlando., Dr. Arie Blitz, Director of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Thermogard XP(TM) Studies to Be Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting 2Thermogard XP(TM) Studies to Be Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting 3
70 discs to investigate acquired color deficiency. Quantifies neutral zone characteristics of dyschromatopsia and evaluates the relative luminance....
... 15 disc test (P/N LD15C) include a ... comprehensive instructions. P/N LD15C also includes a ... tip covers for the test subjects fingers ... the color discs). Beware that these finger ...
Solo-care is a multi-purpose solution for cleaning, rinsing, disinfection and storing soft contact lenses....
Opti-Free Express multi-purpose disinfecting solution lasting comfort No Rub formula provides triple action protection for your contact lenses....
Medicine Products: