Viagra May Help Muscular Dystrophy Patients

Though young boys may seem like unlikely candidates for treatment with Viagra, new research in mice suggests that the drug -- usually prescribed for erectile dysfunction -- may one day be used to minimize heart problems for pre-teen and adolescent boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Since Viagra (sildenafil) was approved for erectile dysfunction in 1998, researchers have identified a number of other conditions that benefit from the famed "little blue pill," such as pulmonary hypertension,...Full Story
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