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Wednesday, June 28, 2006

This may explain a lot.

From a Harvard School of Public Health press release:

Public release date: 27-Jun-2006
Harvard School of Public Health

Smoking and obesity may increase the risk of erectile dysfunction

Physical activity associated with a lower risk of impairment

Boston, MA -- A prospective study by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has found that obesity and smoking are strongly associated with a greater risk of erectile dysfunction (ED). Meanwhile, regular physical activity appeared to have a significant impact on lowering the risk of ED. This is the first large-scale prospective study to examine the links between ED and smoking, obesity, alcohol and a sedentary lifestyle. The study will appear in the July 2006 issue of The Journal of Urology.

(there's more here)