July 2010 Archives

"Female Viagra?" Not now, not ever...

If you were hoping for a magic pill for female sexual dysfunction, keep waiting:

A new drug [Flibanserin] designed to boost sexual desire in women is controversial for some and eagerly awaited by others, but it's hit a potentially serious snag. The drug didn't boost women's desire any more than a placebo in two clinical trials.
This isn't much of a surprise. "Desire" is a complex thing. Viagra can't affect desire; it only affects the plumbing. Modern medicine works well at engineering problems, like setting a broken arm or increasing blood flow somewhere. Affecting a complex physico-emotional state, though, is really too much to ask...

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