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Obesity hurts our sex lives

Peter Griffin posted in on June 21st, 2010.

It is well established that obesity can negatively affect a person’s quality of life, health and life expectancy. New research, however, suggests that it is also bad for a person’s sexual health. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, looked at the sexual behaviour of over 12,000 French men and women aged between 18 […]

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NBR: Erectile dysfunction a warning sign for heart health

Peter Griffin posted in on January 21st, 2010.

A report published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology has found that erectile dysfunction is linked with cardiovascular disease. As a result, doctors are being urged to ask their male patients whether they experience erectile dysfunction – a simple question the study believes could save lives. An excerpt: (read in full here) […]

Erectile dysfunction as a heart attack predictor

Peter Griffin posted in on October 22nd, 2008.

Erectile dysfunction can provide an early warning of a heart attack two or three years before one occurs, an expert writing in the British Medical Journal has claimed. News wrap: Reuters: Doctors ignoring impotence as heart risk – expert Telegraph: Erectile problems a ‘warning sign for heart attack’ To speak to an exert on erectile […]

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