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Passion Pills

A new crop of designer drugs in the works will allow you to pick a potion that guarantees good sex even if you--or your partner--don't much feel like it

By Judith NewmanSep 1, 1999 12:00 AM

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So it doesn't look much like a love nest. No candles, no Persian rugs, not one Barry White CD: just a drab hospital room equipped with a Barcalounger. But romance--or at least its offspring, arousal--is what it's all about here at the Women's Sexual Health Clinic at the Boston University School of Medicine. This room is a testing ground for new generations of drugs to treat women who have lost their zest for sex--and therefore, suggest researchers at the center, for life.

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