Viagra ups risk of melanoma

Viagra may need to be prescribed with an extra dose of caution and a thorough skin check after a new study found the drug is linked to an increased risk of melanoma.

Public health researchers in the US have found that men who use sildenafil, best known as Viagra, for erectile dysfunction are 84% more likely to develop melanoma than non-users.

This statistically significant elevated risk held true even when the researchers adjusted for a family history of melanoma,

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