Monthly Archives: February 2020

Coronavirus and pregnancy: What we know so far

Are pregnant women more susceptible to infection, or at increased risk for severe illness from the coronavirus, compared with the general public? Are pregnant women with coronavirus at increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes? Can pregnant women pass the virus … Continue reading

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Our patients give us 5 stars!

With 855 reviews counted, we at the Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey are proud to report an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars! We want to thank everyone who took the time to post their reviews of … Continue reading

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Researchers discover genes involved in infertility

Most cells in the tissues of most organisms proliferate through somatic cell division (mitosis). This is a continuous cycle where a single cell doubles its genetic information (chromosomes) and divides equally to create two copies of the original cell. In … Continue reading

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Scientists reverse reproductive clock in mice

Researchers have lifted fertility rates in older female mice with small doses of a metabolic compound that reverses the aging process in eggs, offering hope for some women struggling to conceive. The University of Queensland, Australia, study found a non-invasive … Continue reading

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‘So kind and helpful’

There’s more to fertility care than just doctors. Your experience depends on everyone at our clinic, and our staff also receive high praise for their compassionate care. As one patient wrote recently: “Domenica has been so kind and helpful during … Continue reading

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Antioxidant reverses BPA-induced fertility damage

From plastics to pesticides, it seems like every week delivers fresh news about the dangers of endocrine disruptors — chemicals in the environment that alter the body’s hormones and can lead to reproductive, developmental, neurologic and immune problems and cancer. … Continue reading

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Did you know African American women are more likely to experience infertility?

Black History Month, each February, raises awareness of issues important to African Americans. One of those issues you may not know about is infertility. A 2019 study in Conception and Reproductive Medicine reports that African American (AA) women are disproportionately … Continue reading

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Scientists discover ‘roadmap’ for ovarian aging

Infertility likely stems from age-related decline of the ovaries, but the molecular mechanisms that lead to this decline have been unclear. Now, scientists have discovered, in unprecedented detail, how ovaries age in non-human primates. The findings, published in Cell, reveal … Continue reading

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New gene for male infertility discovered

At least one in five cases of infertility remains unexplained. Male factors contribute to about half of these cases and, much of the time, men lack a specific causal diagnosis for their infertility. Researchers estimate that genetics could explain up … Continue reading

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Male fertility after chemotherapy: New questions raised

A pilot study conducted by Canadian researchers highlights the effect of chemotherapy on male fertility before and after puberty. “It is often thought that cancer treatments for prepubescent boys will have no effect on their fertility because their testicles would … Continue reading

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