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FDA has warned consumers not to purchase or to consume Actra-Rx or Yilishen, promoted as "dietary supplements" for treating erectile dysfunction

FDA has warned consumers not to purchase or to consume Actra-Rx or Yilishen, promoted as "dietary supplements" for treating erectile dysfunction

Merck licenses new and improved methods for developing antibiotics from San Diego State University

Merck licenses new and improved methods for developing antibiotics from San Diego State University

Cranberry juice may help prevent gum disease

Cranberry juice may help prevent gum disease

New valve repair device that could replace major heart surgery

New valve repair device that could replace major heart surgery

ACE inhibitors not needed for many heart disease patients

ACE inhibitors not needed for many heart disease patients

Generic statin drugs shown to produce similar or better results than expensive brand-name drugs

Generic statin drugs shown to produce similar or better results than expensive brand-name drugs

Western diet linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes in women

Western diet linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes in women

Doctors must choose and manage implanted cardiac defibrillators patients carefully

Doctors must choose and manage implanted cardiac defibrillators patients carefully

Reviparin significantly reduces death and repeat heart attacks without increasing the risk of stroke

Reviparin significantly reduces death and repeat heart attacks without increasing the risk of stroke

Walnut supplementation favorably affects cholesterol and other lipids that are signs of cardiovascular risk

Walnut supplementation favorably affects cholesterol and other lipids that are signs of cardiovascular risk

People active in their 50s and 60s about 35 percent less likely to die in the next eight years

People active in their 50s and 60s about 35 percent less likely to die in the next eight years

Lipid Sciences' selective delipidation process demonstrates enhanced ability in removing cholesterol from cells

Lipid Sciences' selective delipidation process demonstrates enhanced ability in removing cholesterol from cells

Technology to determine a patient's response to aspirin therapy taken to prevent heart attacks

Technology to determine a patient's response to aspirin therapy taken to prevent heart attacks

Genetic testing can be used to distinguish between ischemic and nonischemic forms of heart failure

Genetic testing can be used to distinguish between ischemic and nonischemic forms of heart failure

Association between long-term air pollution exposure and the early stages of atherosclerosis

Association between long-term air pollution exposure and the early stages of atherosclerosis

Obese and overweight men spend 3.5 times more on prescription drugs than normal-weight men

Obese and overweight men spend 3.5 times more on prescription drugs than normal-weight men

Coronary stents have no impact on mortality over the long term

Coronary stents have no impact on mortality over the long term

Stable weight significantly reduces risks of heart disease and development of metabolic syndrome

Stable weight significantly reduces risks of heart disease and development of metabolic syndrome

Atenolol beta-blocker may not be effective in reducing heart attacks

Atenolol beta-blocker may not be effective in reducing heart attacks

Vioxx linked with risk of cardiovascular disease

Vioxx linked with risk of cardiovascular disease