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Is Female Viagra Right For You?

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.30.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Imagine you could increase your desire with a simple pink pill. Imagine that months or years of sexual indifference could end, t...

Sizing Up the Little Pink Pill

Dr. Sherry Ross | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sherry Ross

It's exciting for women who have struggled with hypoactive sexual disorder to be recognized and have a medication alternative. Not only is it a viable option for this disruptive sexual dysfunction, but the FDA is showing support in the challenges with female sexual health.

Why Women Need More than 'Female Viagra'

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

It is good news that the FDA is paying greater attention to female sexual health, and that eligible patients will have a new treatment option to try. However, this drug will help only a limited number of women for several reasons.

Buzzed Runners to Buzzing Neurons via ColorfulCortex Weekly

Jess Carson | Posted 10.15.2015 | Science
Jess Carson

ColorfulCortex is a weekly digest of neuroscience news in social, vice, tech and more.

Noodling 'Round With Viagra

Holly Bower | Posted 10.02.2015 | Comedy
Holly Bower

I'm lying in bed late one night and again see the ubiquitous Viagra commercial where a woman states she's rather have a man in bed than a book. Having several women friends who had confidentially said the opposite, I realized this might make a terrific video parody.

If You Can't Orgasm, "Female Viagra" Won't Help

Jenny Block | Posted 08.24.2015 | Women
Jenny Block

You want to know why women aren't sexually satisfied? It's because they are having procreative sex for recreation. It's because they are getting a little bit of the old "in and out" and not having orgasms because the old "in and out" doesn't lead to female orgasm.

The FDA, Finances and Feminism: Why the Third Time Was the Charm for So-Called 'Female Viagra'

Elizabeth Yuko | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Yuko

Money can't buy happiness but evidently is instrumental in gaining FDA approval for controversial drugs with low efficacy and significant side effects...

Doctors Weigh In On Addyi, The New Women's Libido Pill

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.30.2015 | Healthy Living

Experts are calling Addyi, the so-called "female Viagra" that's become the first-ever FDA-approved pill for hypoactive sexual desire disorder, a revo...

Why The New Sex Drive Pill For Women Is Not The 'Female Viagra'

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living

  The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug aimed at boosting women’s libido, but don'...

Women May Have an FDA-Approved Drug to Treat the Most Common Sexual Dysfunction

Susan Scanlan | Posted 08.14.2015 | Women
Susan Scanlan

Next week, however, we are on track to make the kind of progress in gender equity that usually comes once in a generation. This will be a step forward that makes the battles that came before worth it and, on a personal note, serves as a soothing salve to my chronic outrage.

The Olympics of Female Sexual Health

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women
Rachel Braun Scherl

Over a month ago, I had the chance to attend hearings at the FDA on a drug being considered for approval for female sexual health. Even as the weeks pass, the experience remains fresh in my mind and catalyzes lots of conversations (with folks who like to discuss this sort of thing).

4 Common Reasons Why Women Don't Have Orgasms

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.24.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

The reasons why women hold themselves back from receiving pleasure in their bodies and having orgasm are common and widespread. And women can open up to pleasure and change their relationship to their bodies and their sexuality at any age.

Thank You FDA for Making #HERstory

Susan Scanlan | Posted 06.11.2015 | Women
Susan Scanlan

What I've learned from my 40-year career as a women's rights champion is simple: progress, at its foundation -- at its very core -- is about making life better for people. And just last week, an FDA panel made big progress for millions of women living with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder.

Jimmy Fallon Looks At The Pros And Cons Of Female Viagra

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 06.10.2015 | Comedy

Formerly known as wine.

The So-Called 'Female Viagra' Pill Is Actually Nothing Like Viagra

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Flibanserin, the so-called "female Viagra" which aims to treat a lack of sexual desire among women, is on its way to getting the official FDA stamp of...

Mariel Hemingway: 'Female Viagra' Is 'So Wrong'

The HuffPost Show | Posted 06.05.2015 | HPSN

After much debate, the FDA has backed an experimental libido-boosting drug that's been touted as the "female Viagra," but that doesn't sit well with M...

David Koechner's Hilarious Pitch For The Next Viagra Commercial

The HuffPost Show | Posted 06.05.2015 | HPSN

With all the talk this week about the new drug being called the "female Viagra," libido was on the brain during Friday's episode of "The HuffPost Show...

'Female Viagra' May Be More Marketing Than Science

Bloomberg Business | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living

As American women get closer to having access to the first-ever drug to treat low sex drive, the hope of a “magic pink pill” for women is crashing...

FDA Backs Experimental 'Female Viagra'

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — The drug industry's decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government exp...

What's The Real Deal With 'Female Viagra'?

Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living

By Alex Ronan for The Cut Follow @alexLronan The less-than sexily named flibanserin, sometimes called the “female version of Viagra,” may fina...

The Pill Being Pushed For Women 'Distressed' By Their Low Libido

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.03.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The FDA is in the process of reviewing flibanserin, a pill that will help boost female libido -- but it won't work for all women across the board. ...

Will 'Pink Viagra' Cure Monogamy?

Stephen Snyder MD | Posted 04.26.2015 | Women
Stephen Snyder MD

Strict sexual monogamy has always had more to do with property rights than with erotic pleasure. It's served us pretty well for thousands of years. But it's not exactly natural.

What The Future Could Look Like For Women With Sexual Dysfunction

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women

Melanie says she loves her partner of four years and that she's physically attracted to him. She just hasn't wanted to have sex with him for the past ...

Why 'Female Viagra' Still Hasn't Been Approved By The FDA

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 12.11.2013 | Women

WASHINGTON (AP) — The multi-decade search for a pill that boosts sexual desire in women has hit another roadblock, raising questions about the futur...

One Step Forward for Womankind... and then a Hundred Steps Back

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Rachel Braun Scherl

Seriously, in 2013, are we still talking about female sexuality as if it is a scary, uncontrollable force that requires careful management by the drug industry, the FDA, the culture police and anybody else you can think of?