Items Tagged ‘sexual health’

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


Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise

November 17, 2017

Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise

By uclahealth uclahealth

In the 1940s, sexually transmitted diseases (STD) like syphilis were rampant. A public awareness campaign, combined with effective antibiotics, almost eliminated syphilis and slowed the progression of other STDs. But decades later, STDs are back and reaching record highs. Symptoms often go unnoticed 2016 marked the third year in a row that STD rates have […]

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Tags: chlamydia, genital warts, gonorrhea, HIV, OBGYN, rashes, sex, sexual health, sexually transmitted diseases, STD, syphilis


Enjoying summer music festivals safely

June 20, 2017

Enjoying summer music festivals safely

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

With music festivals surging in popularity – it seems a new one pops up every week – it’s high time to talk about health and safety at these events. From Coachella to Bonnaroo to EDC (Electric Daisy Carnival), festival-goers need to stay alert and stay healthy so they can better enjoy themselves. “While rock and […]

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Tags: alcohol, alcohol consumption, concert, concerts, dehydration, Dr. Mark Morocco, drugs, emergencies, emergency, emergency medicine, hydration, hygiene


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