Today : Tuesday - Jul 29, 2014, 06:15pm (GMT+5.5)
All News  
Top News
National News
International News
Business News
Sports News
   » Cricket
   » Football
Entertainment News
Sci - Tech
Politics News
Health & Fitness
Education
Travel
Lifestyle
Gulf News
Featured
 
::| Latest News
News in Pictures

Nelson Mandela, who is although seriously sick, is the one making decisions about his own fate, his daughter has said.The comments were made by Zindzi in a joint interview with mother, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, with British television ITN.They both were critical of public discussions about whether or not the family should keep the ailing Nobel peace laureate alive, news.com.au reports.

Health & Fitness
 

The herbal way to boosting sex life

Wednesday - Jan 09, 2013, 12:04pm (GMT+5.5)
[+] Text [-]

London -  A study involving over 100 men has found individuals with erectile dysfunction improved their sexual performance after taking tablets made from ginseng, a plant used for long by the Chinese as an aphrodisiac.

The South Korean study found men with erectile dysfunction improved their performance in the bedroom after taking the tablets for just a few weeks. Although some previous studies have suggested ginseng can help tackle impotence, many have been conducted in mice, Daily Mail reported.

The latest research involved more than 100 men who had been diagnosed with erection problems. Impotence affects one in 10 men in Britain at some point in their lives.

While herbal remedies like ginseng have been touted as alternative treatments, the evidence to support their use has been lacking. Ginseng's root contains several active substances, called either ginsenosides or panaxosides, that are thought to be responsible for the medicinal effects of the herb.

Scientists at the Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea, recruited 119 men with mild to moderate erectile dysfunction. The group was split into two, while half took four tablets a day containing extracts of Korean ginseng berry, the rest took identical dummy pills.

After eight weeks, researchers measured improvements by using a recognised scale.

The results, published in the International Journal of Impotence Research, showed a small but significant improvement in sexual function in the ginseng group compared to those on the dummy tablets.

"Korean ginseng berry extract improved all domains of sexual function... It can be used as an alternative to medicine to improve sexual life in men," said the researchers in a report on their findings.





|

Rating (Votes: )   

blog comments powered by Disqus

Other Articles:
Sublingual Immunotherapy offers potential cure for peanut allergy (8th Jan, 2013)
Kids’ vitamin D deficiency to be blamed on obese mums (8th Jan, 2013)
Britons sleep in dirty bed sheets! (8th Jan, 2013)
Botox helps in recovery of stroke patients' (8th Jan, 2013)
Mental rigidity spurs compulsive hoarding (8th Jan, 2013)
Simple spit test `may help improve asthma care` (8th Jan, 2013)
Kids glued to TV and computer at increased cancer and obesity risk (8th Jan, 2013)
Pollen exposure during pregnancy ups offspring’s asthma risk (8th Jan, 2013)
Saturated fats behind falling sperm count (8th Jan, 2013)
Effects of alcohol on sex life revealed (8th Jan, 2013)
Host of health problems caused by not changing bedsheets once a month (8th Jan, 2013)
Blood pressure drug may lower dementia risk (8th Jan, 2013)
Emmi-dent 100 pct ultrasound toothbrush launched in India (8th Jan, 2013)
You need to be obese to join this US gym (8th Jan, 2013)
Top four reasons why diets fail (7th Jan, 2013)
Carrying babies upright makes them secure, poised' (7th Jan, 2013)
Sleep apnea may offer unusual protection for heart attack patients (7th Jan, 2013)
Wet conditions and storms linked to stomach bugs (7th Jan, 2013)
Scent of raspberries could help you lose weight (7th Jan, 2013)
Why morphine increases pain in some patients (7th Jan, 2013)
Tomato skin` pill could help cut stroke risks and slow down cancer (7th Jan, 2013)
Active people likelier to live longer (7th Jan, 2013)
Breastfeeding moms big believers in traditional remedies (7th Jan, 2013)
New characteristic of binge eating identified (7th Jan, 2013)
Break from booze `boosts health and reverses damage` (7th Jan, 2013)




Contact Us | Advertise with Us | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use