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Something Else to be Worried About

Published: December 15, 2010

The breeding of superbugs resistant to antibiotics is a terrifying development. In the US, staph infections are more problematic now than ever, as are gastrointestinal illnesses derived from Clostridium dificile, and many other bacterial diseases. In other countries there are often few restrictions on antibiotic use, so they are thrown at colds, flu, read more »

Recent Efforts To Find “Pink Viagra” Halted

Published: November 2, 2010

The drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim has ceased work on filbanserin, their most recent concoction attempting to treat the recently defined hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). The experimental drug was aimed at premenopausal women with a persistent and unexplained lack of sex drive, but was judged largely ineffective with “unacceptable risks”. read more »

Sitting Can Kill

Published: September 30, 2010

The good folks at Louisiana’s Oschner Health Institute studied the health and activity habits of 120,000 people over a 14 year period from 1993 to 2006. Sitting six hours a day was found to be a major health risk. Even after adjusting for things like smoking history and body mass index, a surprisingly lower of lifespan could be attributed to sitting. How read more »

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex (Part 3)

Published: June 15, 2010

In our third and final installment of this series, Dr. Doug questions Mary Roach, author of Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, about her research into some of the more taboo aspects of sex. You went to a factory that produced vibrators. Talk about that. This was related to the device I was talking about. It was marketed as a medical device. read more »

Welcome

Published: May 25, 2010

Welcome to Sacramentomenshealth.com. The aim of this blog will be to provide readers insights into men’s health. We will focus mainly on matters of sexual activities and romance, but we will cover a broad range of topics as they relate to these subjects, medical and otherwise. Matters in science, psychology and sometimes even history will also come read more »

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