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Improving men's health: Sexual health and fertility are key barometers

November 19, 2019

Improving men’s health: Sexual health and fertility are key barometers

By uclahealth uclahealth

Men die an average of five years younger than women do. In addition, men generally suffer from more diseases and have higher suicide rates. Treating preventable diseases may be key to improving men’s overall health. An American Urological Association (AUA) men’s health checklist offers guidelines for both general and urologic health maintenance and screening. Sexual […]

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Tags: cardiovascular disease, erectile dysfunction, fertility, high blood pressure, infertility evaluation, men's health, sexual function, sexual health, urologic health, varicoceles


How the 'little blue pill' helped create men's health field 20 years ago

March 27, 2018

How the ‘little blue pill’ helped create men’s health field 20 years ago

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

It’s been 20 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Viagra for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Nicknamed the “little blue pill,” Viagra has become one of the most recognized drugs on the market. But Viagra’s impacts go far beyond the impotence the drug was designed to treat, says Dr. Jesse Mills, director […]

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Tags: appointments, Dr. Jesse Mills, erectile dysfunction, impotence, men's health, sexual health, sildenafil, The Men's Clinic, urology, viagra


New Men’s Clinic at UCLA serves as gateway to comprehensive male healthcare

June 15, 2016

New Men’s Clinic at UCLA serves as gateway to comprehensive male healthcare

By Kim Irwin Kim Irwin

Getting a man to go to the doctor can be difficult – very difficult.  In fact, a 2011 health care report by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that men are 80 percent less likely than women to use a regular source of health care. The problem is particularly acute in younger […]

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Tags: Dr. Jesse Mills, erectile dysfunction, Frank Clark Urology Center, hormone therapy, men's health, reproductive health, sexual health, sexual problems, sperm testing, testosterone levels, The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, vasectomy reversals


4 things you need to know about prescription testosterone

June 15, 2016

4 things you need to know about prescription testosterone

By uclahealth uclahealth

Prescription testosterone may relieve symptoms, such as diminished sex drive or low energy levels, and improve quality of life – for the right person.  Here are four things you should know about this therapy option: Who would benefit from prescription testosterone? Testosterone levels begin to decline during middle age. One in four men age 75 […]

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Tags: cardiovascular problems, depression, diminished sex drive, erectile dysfunction, low energy levels, low testosterone, men's health, prescription testosterone, sex drive, testosterone, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes