Monthly Archives: October 2019

Treatment with ‘a positive vibe’

A patient of ours writes: “Dr. Mensah is a wonderful physician. Very thorough, explains each part of your process in understandable detail. You never feel rushed and I always have any questions I may have answered. She creates a positive vibe … Continue reading

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Dietary supplement from tomatoes may boost sperm quality

Sperm quality can be improved with a simple diet supplement containing a compound found in cooked tomatoes, according to new research by the University of Sheffield, in England. The discovery could transform the outlook for men with fertility problems and … Continue reading

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New podcast: Fertility options for single women

In our newest podcast, Dr. Virginia Mensah discusses the fertility options for single women. Fertility treatment is becoming a common experience for many women who may not have found a partner or who do not want to enter into a … Continue reading

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How the pineapple became the icon of IVF

According to a recent story in the New York Times, “pineapples have become a powerful symbol for women struggling with infertility. The fruit appears in the profile photos and Facebook feeds of women in online infertility communities, and dominates hashtags … Continue reading

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Join RSCNJ in the fight against breast cancer

Each year, approximately 252,710 women in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer and close to 40,500 women will die from the disease. Thankfully, breast cancer mortality rates have declined by 35 percent since 1989, largely due to increased … Continue reading

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A ‘gem’ of a review

A patient writes: “I love all three doctors, especially Dr. Mensah. What a gem she is. She has both medical knowledge and the humble attitude to converse with patients in an effective, compassionate and yet keep-it-real way. Everyone in the office is … Continue reading

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7 ways you can raise breast cancer awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease. According to the World Health Organization, there … Continue reading

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