Reuters reportsÂ on Yahoo News:
A drug used to treat impotence could help Israeli fighter pilots operate at high altitude, the Israeli military’s official magazine reported in its latest issue.
It said a retired general plans to present to the air force the results of a study he conducted on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania where he found that tadalafil, the active ingredient in Cialis tablets, improved breathing in a thin atmosphere.
“The study’s findings justify the continuation of tests with drugs of this type in low oxygen environments,” an unnamed air force officer told Bamahaneh, the military’s weekly magazine. [Full article]
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