Month: July 2013

Viagra now generic in Europe

Viagra is one of the world’s most recognized drugs. Viagra is also expensive, costing about $10 per pill. Not surprisingly, this is not covered by insurance. Europeans recently got lucky (pun intended). Viagra went generic in Europe in June. This…

Growing organs – medicine of the future

I recently blogged about a scientific endeavor to grow new organs by applying stem cells to the scaffolding of de-cellularized (dead) organs (the result of this was to produce rudimentary, minimally-functional organs, but this is still an amazing first step).…