From Dr. Justin Lehmiller’s Sex and Psychology, Scientists Measure 15,521 Penises and This is What They Found: A study published in the British Journal of Urology International found that the average penis length is 5.2 inches. “Just consider this: less than 5% of participants had penises larger than 16 cm (6.3 inches), and less than 5% had penises smaller than 10 cm (3.9 inches).”
Right, who knew? Pfizer reports a 47% bump in sales of Viagra in China for 2014.
Here’s the most current medical report on the first penis transplant, performed in Africa in December 2014. Pretty amazing story.
“HPV is the most prevalent sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. and worldwide, infecting just about all men and women at some point in their lives. Although most people clear the virus naturally, persistent infections with some strains can lead to cancer—usually cervical or oropharyngeal (affecting the back of the throat, tonsils and back of the tongue). HPV-associated cancers make up 3.3 percent of all cancer cases among women and 2 percent of all such cases among men annually in the latest available figures, yet the incidence of virally instigated oropharyngeal and anal cancers is increasing.”
This article by Dr. Marty Klein touches on things that can lead to erectile challenges. Great read for men of all ages.
Could an ED drug help stave off, or treat patients with vascular dementia? British researchers are examining the effectiveness of Tadafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, in treating Alzheimer patients.
This one blows my mind. The Department of Defense began offering Viagra, “to soldiers as a medical benefit in 1998, when the drug cost $10 a pill. Due to inflation, one pill now costs $25. At the time the military’s policy only allowed for six pills a month per patient.”