New Research Dispels Viagra Safety Concerns

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New Research Dispels Viagra Safety Concerns

Postby admin on Tue Aug 01, 2017 3:08 pm

New research has shattered any lingering myth that Viagra and other popular treatments for male impotence may increase the risk of a type of skin cancer known as melanoma.

The news will come as great news to men who wish to enjoy a happy, healthy sex life but have previously been put off seeking erectile dysfunction treatments for fear of unfounded rumours about potential side effects.

Melanoma is the fifth most common type of cancer in the UK, often characterised by the appearance of new moles across the body, or changes to existing ones. The moles may appear anywhere on the body, but the most commonly affected areas are the back in men and the legs in women. If not detected early, it can prove deadly, and kills around 2,000 people each year in Britain.

Since the 1990s melanoma skin cancer rates have gone up by 162% in men, compared to the 89% rise seen in women.

For the research into melanoma, researchers from New York University (NYU), assessed the data emanating from five large-scale studies of over 866,000 men who used erectile dysfunction medications.

It was determined that the men taking the erectile dysfunction drugs had an overall 11% increased risk of melanoma, but that it wasn’t actually the drugs behind this...

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