FDA approves new female Viagra despite skepticism

Washington Post: June 21, 2019. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved sales of a new drug intended to enhance sexual desire in women.
Marketed as Vyleesi, also known as bremelanotide, the medication is a shot that comes in a push pen device, but it isn’t much more effective than placebo. And is it safe?

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How Safe are Natural Supplements?

In their quest for health and beauty, half of all American adults take natural supplements to solve all sorts of problems. But do these products really work, and how much do Americans know about their safety? Not as well as one may think, and not nearly enough.
Ultimately, it is unwise to trust the claims that manufacturers of dietary supplements make about either the effectiveness or safety of their products. Let the buyer beware.

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2019 Update on Pink Viagra for Women: Boon or Bane?

Varuna Srinivasan, MBBS, MPH, National Center for Health Research, May 24 2019 In 2015, the FDA approved the drug Addyi for women with low sexual desire disorder that is not due to a medical or mental health problem, medicines, drug use or relationship problems.[1] Addyi is a pill that must be taken daily, not just when a woman wants to “get in […]

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