Doctors Urge Congress To Delay Pay Cuts

Main Category: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP
Also Included In: Primary Care / General Practice;  Seniors / Aging
Article Date: 10 Nov 2010 – 5:00 PST

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States Slash Budgets For Tobacco-Prevention Programs; Florida Lawmakers Consider Medicaid Revision; Md. To Probe Nonprofit Mental Health Clinic

Main Category: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP
Also Included In: Smoking / Quit Smoking;  Mental Health
Article Date: 10 Nov 2010 – 6:00 PST

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The Wall Street Journal: “Many cash-strapped U.S. states are slashing budgets for tobacco-prevention programs, raising alarms among public-health groups as the nation’s progress toward getting adult smokers to quit has stalled. The adult smoking rate was 20.6% in 2009, the same as a year earlier and largely unchanged since 2004, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.”

Investigations Examine Medicare’s Dialysis System, CT Scanners And Drugs

Main Category: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP
Also Included In: Urology / Nephrology;  Radiology / Nuclear Medicine;  Regulatory Affairs / Drug Approvals
Article Date: 10 Nov 2010 – 6:00 PST

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Several high-profile investigations probe health care issues.

Peyronie’s Disease Following Radical Prostatectomy: Incidence And Predictors

Main Category: Prostate / Prostate Cancer
Also Included In: Urology / Nephrology;  Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation
Article Date: 03 Aug 2010 – 0:00 PDT

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UroToday.com – Peyronie’s disease (PD) occurs more frequently following radical prostatectomy (RP) than it does among men in the general population, according to a report by Dr. Raanan Tal and colleagues in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

Laser May Reduce Prostate Surgery’s Long-Term Erectile Dysfunction

Main Category: Prostate / Prostate Cancer
Also Included In: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation;  Urology / Nephrology
Article Date: 06 Aug 2010 – 3:00 PDT

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One of the challenges of prostate cancer surgery is removing the cancer-affected gland without side effects. The procedure is estimated to cause long-term sexual dysfunction in half of men.

EZVille, Ltd. Issues A Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of Revivexxx® Extra Strength Found To Contain An Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Main Category: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation
Also Included In: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine
Article Date: 11 Aug 2010 – 7:00 PDT

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EZVille, Ltd. of Ronkonkoma, NY, has been informed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that FDA lab analysis of Revivexxx® Extra Strength distributed by the company was found to contain undeclared tadalafil. Tadalafil is an FDA-approved drug for the treatment of male Erectile Dysfunction (ED), making Revivexxx® Extra Strength an unapproved drug.

Novacare LLC Conducts Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of Products Found To Contain Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Main Category: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation
Also Included In: Public Health
Article Date: 11 Aug 2010 – 7:00 PDT

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Novacare LLC has announced that it is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of products sold under the following names: Stiff Nights, Aziffa, Size Matters, Erex, Mojo, Hard Drive, Eyeful, Red Magic, Straight Up, Zotrex, Monster Excyte, WOW, Xaitrex, Verect, Prolatis, Xytamax, Maxyte, Libidinal, OMG, OMG45, and Zilex (with Golden Spear).

Understanding The Effects Of Sildenafil Treatment On Erection Maintenance And Erection Hardness

Main Category: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation
Article Date: 10 Nov 2010 – 1:00 PST

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UroToday.com – In our recent article published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, we used statistical modeling to make the first-reported estimate of the extent to which treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) affects erection maintenance directly versus indirectly via erection hardness. Because erection maintenance (along with erection hardness) is a physiologic requirement for satisfactory sexual performance, our aim was to guide treatment goals toward optimizing erection maintenance and therefore achieving successful sexual intercourse.

Statins Not Routinely Indicated For Children And Adolescents With Lupus

Main Category: Lupus
Also Included In: Arthritis / Rheumatology;  Statins;  Pediatrics / Children’s Health
Article Date: 09 Nov 2010 – 2:00 PST

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While statins are known to help prevent the progression of atherosclerosis, research presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta indicates they should not be routinely prescribed in children and adolescents with lupus despite their increased risk of premature atherosclerosis.

New Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Data Show Efficacy Of SIMPONI® In Treatment Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Main Category: Arthritis / Rheumatology
Also Included In: MRI / PET / Ultrasound;  Clinical Trials / Drug Trials
Article Date: 09 Nov 2010 – 3:00 PST

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