Items Tagged ‘The Men’s Clinic at UCLA’

Fun with friends

August 8, 2017

Fun with friends

By uclahealth uclahealth

These guys have been buddies for years and they all want to do a vasectomy,” says Dr. Jesse Mills, pictured in scrubs, director of

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Tags: Dr. Jesse Mills, featured, social media, The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, US News, vasectomy


Give the gift of good health to the man in your life this Father’s Day

June 15, 2017

Give the gift of good health to the man in your life this Father’s Day

By Simi Singer Simi Singer

Men are 80 percent less likely than women to see a healthcare professional regularly, according to federal statistics. They are also more likely to die from eight of the top 10 causes of death in the U.S., and more than twice as likely to say they’ve never had contact with a doctor or health professional […]

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Tags: Dr. Jesse Mills, Father's Day, men's health, The Men's Clinic, The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, urologist, urology


Some men are shy about their health, but these three went to get vasectomies together

March 23, 2017

Some men are shy about their health, but these three went to get vasectomies together

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

While many men shy away from discussing their health concerns with one another, three longtime friends from Los Angeles decided to take a new approach to the very personal matter of birth control. With the encouragement of their wives, Paul Diaz, John Lambrechts and Basilio Santangelo recently did something unusual for guys: they decided to […]

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Tags: birth control, Dr. Jesse Mills, March Madness, men's health, NCAA basketball tournament, patient, patient care, patient story, patients, reproductive health, sterilization surgery, The Men's Clinic


Want to make sure you have strong swimmers? UCLA male fertility expert offers five tips for sperm health

July 26, 2016

Want to make sure you have strong swimmers? UCLA male fertility expert offers five tips for sperm health

By Kim Irwin Kim Irwin

Urologist Dr. Jesse Mills  believes not enough attention is paid to male infertility. He wants to shine a light on the causes of infertility and the things that can be done to combat the condition. Up to 25 percent of couples have difficulties achieving pregnancy after six to eight months of trying. Doctors tend to […]

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Tags: antioxidants, Dr. Jesse Mills, exercise, fertility counseling, fruits, hot tubs, hot yoga classes, infertility, men's health, radiation, saunas, sperm


So you think you know about vasectomies? UCLA urologist debunks 5 myths

June 17, 2016

So you think you know about vasectomies? UCLA urologist debunks 5 myths

By Kim Irwin Kim Irwin

Men can be very concerned about what happens during, and after, a vasectomy – specifically how it will affect them personally. Dr. Jesse Mills, a clinical professor of urology and director of The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, says the many myths surrounding the procedure can make men rethink what is often a smart choice for […]

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Tags: birth control, Dr. Jesse Mills, men's health, sperm, testosterone, The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, vasectomy, vasectomy reversals


Father’s Day: The journey to fatherhood starts with a health check

June 16, 2016

Father’s Day: The journey to fatherhood starts with a health check

By Kim Irwin Kim Irwin

Joel Mecklenburg and his wife, Stacey, wanted very much to have a child. They tried. And tried. For 3 ½ years. Finally, they decided it was time to see their doctors. “I was a big, healthy guy. I was thinking there’s no way it was my issue,” said Mecklenburg, now 38. “But I went to […]

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Tags: acupuncture, Dr. Jesse Mills, fertility, heat and sperm, heat and sperm count, IVF, low sperm count, male infertility, men's health, microdissection, pregnancy, sperm count


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