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Ask Well: Statins and Your Sex Life - Do statins affect erections in men?

Dr. Steven Nissen comments on the effects statins can have on sexual function in men.

Do Statins Promote Coronary Calcification? Study Says Yes, and It Might Be a Good Thing

Dr. Steven Nissen discusses results of study examining the relationship between calcification of the coronary artery and statins.

Cleveland Clinic and Akron Children's Form Congenital Heart Care Affiliation

Akron Beacon Journal, The Plain Dealer, and Crain’s Cleveland Business – Cleveland Clinic and Akron General Hospital sign an affiliation agreement for congenital open heart surgery and adult congenital cardiology service programs. Dr. Lars Svensson comments.


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Watch This if You Have Heart Disease and Take ED Drugs (Video)
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Recently, a small study showed that drugs commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction are safe to take for heart patients, including Viagra® (sildenafil citrate), Levitra® ...
by Steven Nissen, MD
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When an older woman has a heart attack, it is almost always the result of coronary artery disease (CAD). But wh...
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Marathons push the envelope of a human’s physical limitations. But can the strenuous training for this ultimate...
Heart Disorder May No Longer Keep Kids Out of Sports
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For kids with a heart rhythm disorder called long Q-T syndrome, or LQTS, sports are not usually an option. That...