Monthly Archives: May 2018

Zinc deficiency may harm egg development, study finds

Ovulation disorders are a leading cause of female infertility. Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have found that zinc deficiency can negatively affect the early stages of egg development, reducing the ability of the egg cells to divide and be fertilized. … Continue reading

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“Sad to go—but I am pregnant!”

“Dr. Mensah has been extremely helpful and caring throughout this process.” “I can’t thank all the doctors and staff enough for all they did for my husband and I during our infertility journey. Today is my last day with them … Continue reading

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How can you participate in National Women’s Health Week?

During National Women’s Health Week each year, millions of women take steps to improve their health. The week serves as a reminder for women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life. The 19th annual … Continue reading

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Celebrate Women’s Health Week, and get healthy!

During National Women’s Health Week each year, millions of women take steps to improve their health. The week serves as a reminder for women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life. The 19th annual … Continue reading

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“The BEST in NJ!”

“Dr. Martinez and his ENTIRE staff are not just excellent professionals, they are caring and compassionate from the very first visit to the last. Always made me feel at ease and took their time to answer all of my questions … Continue reading

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Upcoming events to help Paint the Town Pink

Paint the Town Pink is a community-wide effort presented by Hackensack Meridian Health to raise awareness of the importance of annual mammograms and women’s overall health and wellness. There are many ways to do that, including attending these upcoming events: Pinktown Yoga … Continue reading

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Prenatal exposure to plasticizer may harm future male fertility

Scientists have noted a substantial drop in male fertility in recent decades. A new study in mice suggests a possible cause. Chemicals found in a variety of routinely used consumer products may be contributing to the drop in sperm counts … Continue reading

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TIME 100’s Dr. Giuliano Testa: “We should think about infertility as a ‘wellbeing issue’”

Dr. Giuliano Testa, a transplant surgeon at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas who led the medical team that performed the first successful uterus transplants in the United States, was named by TIME magazine as one of the most influential people … Continue reading

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New research may explain some causes of infertility and miscarriage

A study in the journal Nature Cell Biology has uncovered information about a key stage that human embryonic cells must pass through just before an embryo implants. The research, led by UCLA biologist Amander Clark, could help explain certain causes of … Continue reading

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