The C.A.M. Report
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fair, Balanced, and to the Point
  • About this web log

    This blog is intended as an objective and dispassionate source of information on the latest CAM research. Since my background is in pharmacy and allopathic medicine, I view all CAM as advancing through the development pipeline to eventually become integrated into mainstream medical practice. Some will succeed while others fail. But all are treated fairly here.

  • About the author

    John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at www.Vicus.com, a complementary and alternative medicine website.

  • Common sense considerations

    The material on this weblog is for informational purposes. It is not medical advice or counsel. Be smart, consult your health professional before using CAM.

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    More positive data on the Mediterranean diet for impotence

    In an earlier post, the positive effect of the Mediterranean diet on erectile dysfunction in men with the metabolic syndrome was discussed. Now, another positive study has appeared.

    Among 35 men with the metabolic syndrome who followed the Mediterranean diet, 37% achieved International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) scores of at least 22. By comparison, only 7% of men who did not follow the diet rated this high. A score below 21 indicates dysfunction.

    More about the Mediterranean diet can be found here.

    8/28/06 21:26 JR

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