It improved the sex lives of millions of men worldwide, and now Viagra has been found to aid in the treatment of a deadly lung disease, pulmonary arterial hypertension. Strangely enough, this hypertension mainly affects women. The Pulmonary Institute at Rabin Medical Center, Directed by Prof. Mordechai Kramer, participated in a trial study of 20 Israelis out of 280 patients world wide, testing the effects of viagra. The study found that the medication definitely improved the patient's condition.
A few years ago, there was no known treatment for this relatively rare disease. People's lives steadily deteriorated once the disease was active, causing heart failure and death within only three years. The results of this study were published in the prestigious medical journal The New England Journal of Medicine. While viagra may not cure pulmonary arterial hypertension, it improves heart functioning, pulmonary artery pressure, and offers an enhanced quality of life.
The woman and her husband, an ultra-Orthodox couple living in the central Israel community of Kfar Khabad, were married over 40 years ago, and have been trying to have a child for nearly four decades.
Hanna Nabwani, a young medical student from the small town of Julis in Israel, aspires to be the first Druze woman to earn a graduate medical degree and the first to offer gynecological care to the women of her community.