The People's Perspective on Medicine
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Testosterone Enhances Libido and Improves Female Sexuality

The FDA has approved two drugs to improve women's sexual desire. Trouble is, they have unpleasant side effects. Research shows testosterone enhances libido.

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Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (low libido)

FDA Approved New Drug to Increase Sexual Desire

FDA gave the green light to Amag for its injectable medication designed to increase sexual desire in premenopausal women.

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Will Extra Testosterone Help or Hurt the Heart?

The FDA says that men with "Low T" due to age should avoid testosterone because of heart risks. New research suggests extra testosterone may help the heart.

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Is Flibanserin, the Female Sex Pill, A Big Fizzle?

When flibanserin was approved by the FDA to enhance female libido, headlines announced the arrival of "female Viagra." Why hasn't the drug taken off?

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What Are the Pros and Cons of Testosterone Therapy?

Is testosterone therapy a boon or a boondoggle for men with low T? Many people remember the HRT disaster for women. What is the story on TRT for men?

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Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (low libido)

Can DHEA Turbo-Charge Your Sex Life?

It is not clear that DHEA can turbo-charge sex life, but it can help with postmenopausal vaginal dryness as well as erectile dysfunction.

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Lipitor May Lower Libido

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