Could Impotence Be in Your Genes?

MONDAY, Oct. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Scientists report they have uncovered the first evidence that erectile dysfunction may have genetic underpinnings. In the study, the researchers analyzed data from hundreds of thousands of men. The investigators found gene variations in a specific spot in the human genome near the SIM1 gene that are significantly…

Impotent? Maybe You Should See a Heart Doctor

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Troubles in the bedroom can be a double whammy for older men: Researchers have found that erectile dysfunction ups the risk for heart disease. Their four-year study concluded that men whose impotence is vascular-related, not emotional, are twice as likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke or sudden…