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    • Ben Alofs
    • 25.11.09 | 12:44 (IST)

    The researchers tested a group of volunteers with an average age of 56 years old who had mild or moderate erectily dysfunction roughly for the last three years. You are right that diabetes is an important causative factor. Diabetes essentially is a disease of the small blood vessels and it does affect one's ability to get an erection. While circulatory causes are most common there are other causes like dysfunctional nerves or muscles. One would expect therefore that people with neurological conditions will not benefit from this new therapy. This was only a preliminary study and it is now going to be expanded with double blind randomized clinial trials with larger groups of patients. It sounds quite promising and could indeed be an advance from taking pills. But don't forget that taking a pill to get an erection was an advance from having to inject one's own penis with alprostadil in order to get an erection!

    from the article: Israeli scientists: Solve erectile dysfunction with electric shock
    First published 02:28 25.11.09 | Last updated 10:13 25.11.09
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