Monthly Archives: September 2020

Genetic mutations may be linked to infertility, early menopause

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis identifies a specific gene’s previously unknown role in fertility. When the gene is missing in fruit flies, roundworms, zebrafish and mice, the animals are infertile or lose their … Continue reading

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Join the #CYSTERHOOD to support PCOS Awareness

The PCOS Awareness Association is promoting Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month this September with virtual events all month long. The organization also encourages you to follow them and promote them on your social media platforms with a variety of graphics … Continue reading

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RSCNJ Supports PCOS Awareness Month

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormone disorder in women that is also the leading cause of female infertility. September is recognized as PCOS Awareness Month–a time for all of us to promote understanding of one of the most … Continue reading

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Our patient felt ‘comfortable and confident’

Tam, a patient at RSCNJ, had this to say about her treatment: “I recently had a surgical procedure and felt comfortable, and confident, with Dr. Ziegler. All the details were thoroughly explained, I was able to ask any questions and … Continue reading

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Sperm quality lowered by light from devices at night

Men might want to think twice before reaching for their smartphone at night. A new study found correlations between electronic media use at night and poor sperm quality. Preliminary results show that greater self-reported exposure to light-emitting media devices in … Continue reading

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PCOS Awareness Month events

PCOS Awareness Month, a federally designated event, occurs every September. PCOS Challenge: The National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association is the sponsoring organization for PCOS Awareness Month and offers supporting resources, information and events. The aim of PCOS Awareness Month is to … Continue reading

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Be aware: September is PCOS Awareness Month

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a serious genetic, hormone, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects women and girls. It is the leading cause of female infertility and a precursor for other serious conditions, including obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular … Continue reading

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