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FDA Approves Stendra for Erectile Dysfunction by Medline Plus Posted Mon 30 Apr 2012 8:57am FDA approves Stendra for erectile dysfunction The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Stendra (avanafil), a new drug to treat erectile dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction is when a man has trouble getting or keeping an erection. An estimated 30 million men in the United States are affected by erectile dysfuncti ... Read on »
Nanobiotech Novan raises $5.1M; acne treatment in trials, competition loomsFrom MedCityNews by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 01 Jun 2012 12:00am Nanotechnology company executives tell me one of their biggest challenges is finding the right application. At the nanoscale, particles take on properties different than they do at the macroscale, which opens the door to a wealth of opportunities. In medicine many companies pursue nanotechnology to improve delivery of a therapeutic ... Read on »
Long live Viagra according to th ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:19pm Long live Viagra according to the article as it appears one gets the benefits of both active functions of the drug...and the folks over at Engadget uncovered a new close to home technology that might help the process of monitoring your blood pressure...from Phillips....hmmm...wonder what other technology could be included with "wireless underw ... Read on »
Mix Ups In Biopsy Tests Result in Legal Cases Related to Prostate Cancer Surgeries by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Aug 2010 12:47am Both situations are sad and the man who had surgery to cure what he was told was prostate cancer is even sadder now that he lives with some not so nice side effects that came along with the surgery.  In the meantime, the other man didn’t have his prostate cancer found as earlier as it could have been.  Doctors make decisions on suggested ... Read on »
ErecAid(R) Device Supplemental First Line Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction - Study by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 26 Nov 2008 12:27pm 1 Comment If  Viagra(R) and Cialis(R) are not doing the trick, the study from Johns Hopkins is positive for the vacuum device, actually there were 4 studies to be sure.  It states to be used as a supplement, but there’s nothing stating it could not be used on it’s own. It is reimbursed by Medicare and several insurers.   The units can be ordered via ph ... Read on »
Today is Medical Device Patient Lobby Day –Take a minute to help protect consumer rights to safe medical devices! by Prescription Access Litigation Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 31 Mar 2009 11:40pm 1 Comment Help reverse the medical device “tort reform” by the Supreme Court that has left thousands of injured patients without the right to sue, and puts many more patients at risk!  The following announcement and open letter to Congress was organized by the Campaign to Stop Corporate Immunity, a coalition of consumer and advocacy organizations (inclu ... Read on »
FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: April 2010 by FDA Posted Wed 05 May 2010 1:42pm After the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves a product and it is on the market, the agency continues to monitor that product for unexpected and undesirable side effects (adverse events). Health care professionals and consumers may report side effects, product quality problems, product use errors, or ... Read on »
FDA Rule Regarding Medical Device Data Systems Takes Effect–MMDS (Medical Device Data Systems) Rule For Class 1 Devices by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 9:20pm Under the rule IT companies now need to register healthcare hardware devices that transmit data and this can be a small blood pressure device or a larger imaging devices.  The Class 1 rule is for devices that don’t affect a patient’s care, like an automated IV machine as an example that dispenses medications and reports data as that’s a higher ... Read on »
FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: February 2011 by FDA Posted Fri 18 Mar 2011 1:23pm After the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves a product and it is on the market, the agency continues to monitor that product for unexpected and undesirable side effects (adverse events). Health care professionals and consumers may report side effects, product quality problems, product use errors, or the ... Read on »
Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm What Is Hypotension? Hypotension (HI-po-TEN-shun) is low blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps out blood. Blood pressure is measured as systolic (sis-TOL-ik) and diastolic (di-a-STOL-ik) pressures. Systolic blood pressure is the pressure when the heart beats wh ... Read on »