Video: Can Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Like Viagra Be Addictive?
A discussion of erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs, and how their misuse may lead to psychological dependence and deeper emotional issues.
Can the Birth Control Pill Affect Sex Drive?
Brief overview of decrease sexual desire related to oral contraceptive use and possible alternatives.
This animation shows the process of macular degeneration in the eye. The macula is the part of the retina that distinguishes fine details at the center of the field of vision. Macular degeneration results from a partial breakdown of the insulating layer between the retina and the choroid layer of blood vessels behind the retina. Macular degeneration results in the loss of central vision only.
This animation shows the process of ovulation (the release a single egg cell from an ovary). Ovulation occurs though a sequence of hormonal responses. Located deep within the brain, the pituitary gland releases the hormones FSH and LH, which travel through the blood stream to the ovaries. These hormones signal the development and release a single egg cell from one of the ovaries. The sweeping motion of the fimbriae draws the egg cell through a very small space in the open body cavity into the uterine, or fallopian, tube. The egg cell will either be fertilized by sperm or will dissolve if fertilization does not take place.
Humira: An Overview of FDA-Approved Uses and Mechanism
A brief description of common uses for Humira and how it works in rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease.
Teaching Kids About Using Medicine Safely
Kids grow up fast. As they do we teach them as much as we can about safety. Watch this video for tips from an FDA pediatrician on teaching older kids about using medicine safely.
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