Not By Viagra Alone

With that little blue pill, any man--no matter how old--can be a stud. Right? Not necessarily, according to new research out of Stanford University School of Medicine. In an eight-week study, psychologist Linda Banner, working with urologist Rodney Anderson Jr., studied 57 long-term couples, mean age 57, in which the man had had erectile dysfunction for an average of five years. About half were randomly chosen to receive Viagra alone; the other group got Viagra along with sex therapy. After four weeks, just one of the Viagra-only couples did well enough (on standardized gauges of erectile functioning and sexual satisfaction) to...

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