Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Viagra has another use :)

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Its amazing what scientist find out these days. Apparantly the famous ED (erectile disfunction) drug viagra has another use..... and they found this out by testing it on hamsters. Amazing that they did not get a massive population boom in the lab :p I guess future jetsetters and frequent travellers to other countries have a reason to have a bottle of viagra with us :p (NOT THAT I NEED ANY OK)


"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The male impotence drug Viagra may be useful for treating jet lag as well, according to Argentine researchers who gave it to hamsters made to feel like rodent globe-trotters.

The researchers manipulated the schedule of turning lights on and off to induce jet lag in the laboratory animals, they reported Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Adult male hamsters given Viagra, also called sildenafil, recovered from jet lag up to 50 percent faster than hamsters that were not given it, the researchers said. The scientists stopped giving the hamsters the highest dose they had been using in the experiment due to a certain side effect.

"However, we used the intermediate dose for the rest of the experiments because at that dose animals did not manifest the effects of sildenafil-induced penile erections," they wrote......" full story

3 Comments:

At 2:29 PM, Blogger Dr.brown said...

Before initiating your erectile dysfunction treatment with any medicine or drug, you should be able to figure out whether it is a genuine medication or not to avoid possible harm from the therapy. Further, pertaining to the erectile dysfunction therapies available in the market, the treatment truths should be known so that you can get hold of an effective anti-impotence therapy and get rid of erectile dysfunction at the earliest.

 
At 10:16 PM, Blogger Arthur said...

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At 10:18 PM, Blogger Arthur said...

Seems that a Viagra Online Prescription helps with the jet-lag syndrome. I experimend it on myself

 

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