Coronavirus pandemic exacerbates antimicrobial resistance woes as ignorant doctors throw antibiotics at hospitalized patients

A recent study suggests that the approach to treating coronavirus (COVID-19) in hospitals could be exacerbating the global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) problems.  If the AMR goes unchecked, the world faces a future in which minor infections could mean death. The study published in the Lancet found that 85 percent of coronavirus (COVID-19) patients admitted to National Health Service (NHS) hospitals during the first wave of … Continue reading Coronavirus pandemic exacerbates antimicrobial resistance woes as ignorant doctors throw antibiotics at hospitalized patients

Use it or lose it: An active, healthy sex life may delay menopause

If you don’t have sex frequently, could your body simply decide it doesn’t need to ovulate anymore? That is the implication of a study carried out by researchers from University College London, who surveyed 3,000 women about their sex lives and tracked them for a decade. Most of the women involved were married or in a … Continue reading Use it or lose it: An active, healthy sex life may delay menopause

The benefits of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation for men

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fats that are incredibly important for human health. Not only do these polyunsaturated fats make up cell membranes, but they also serve as the starting point for hormone production inside the body. Some of these hormones are crucial for regulating blood clotting, blood vessel contraction and relaxation, and inflammation. Today, omega-3 fatty acids are … Continue reading The benefits of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation for men

Kaempferia parviflora (Thai ginseng) found to improve erectile function in men

American researchers examined the effects of an ethanol extract derived from Kaempferia parviflora, also known as Thai ginseng, on erectile function in healthy middle-aged and older men. Their findings were published in the Journal of Integrative Medicine. Sexual health positively correlates with overall well-being.Current strategies that are meant to enhance male sexual health are limited by many … Continue reading Kaempferia parviflora (Thai ginseng) found to improve erectile function in men

Scientists review the effects of DHA and EPA treatments on male infertility

Researchers in Iran and Australia evaluated the effect of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) supplementation on sperm parameters in infertile men. They reported their findings in an article published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements. The researchers searched in PubMed, Google Scholar and Scopus for relevant literature published between January 1, 1990 and December 20, 2017.They … Continue reading Scientists review the effects of DHA and EPA treatments on male infertility

Zinc & Testosterone: How This Mineral Boosts Libido & More

Source: Zinc & Testosterone: How This Mineral Boosts Libido & More by Dr. Edward Group Is there a connection between zinc and testosterone? Consider the case of sales manager Tom P. from Milwaukee, WI. As his 50th birthday approached, Tom felt a mixture of pride and concern. He was in the best shape of his life … Continue reading Zinc & Testosterone: How This Mineral Boosts Libido & More

Erectile dysfunction? Take maca root and Chinese chives, says study

Male sexual dysfunction is becoming a global health problem. Erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence affects an estimated 20 to 30 million men in the U.S. and more than 150 million men worldwide. ED is characterized by an inability to achieve or maintain an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. Although ED is very common, health experts warn that it is … Continue reading Erectile dysfunction? Take maca root and Chinese chives, says study

Men who use steroids to bulk up risk sexual and reproductive dysfunction

Men using steroids to boost their physique may be doing more harm than good to their bodies, experts warn, linking the drugs to increased risk for infertility and erectile dysfunction. James Mossman, a researcher from Brown University, first noticed the effects that steroids have on men’s fertility after seeing “huge” men getting tested for their fertility, while … Continue reading Men who use steroids to bulk up risk sexual and reproductive dysfunction

African basil is a potent natural treatment for men with erectile dysfunction

Ocimum gratissimum, also known by its common name African basil, is a multipurpose plant that is not only ornamental, but also medicinal and serves as a culinary spice. In some African countries, the dried leaves of this aromatic herb features in folk medicine and is used to treat different kinds of ailments. Analysis of its … Continue reading African basil is a potent natural treatment for men with erectile dysfunction

Low Testosterone in Men: Signs, Causes, & Solutions

Source: Low Testosterone in Men: Signs, Causes, & Solutions by Dr. Edward Group Testosterone plays a vital role in male sexuality. This hormone gives men their deep voice, facial hair, and sexual drive. As men grow older, it’s natural for testosterone levels to decline, but levels can drop prematurely due to other factors. Signs and symptoms … Continue reading Low Testosterone in Men: Signs, Causes, & Solutions