Author Archives: Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey

Researchers uncover genetic mystery of infertility

Researchers have discovered a novel parasitic gene in fruit flies that is responsible for destroying the eggs in the ovaries of their daughters. Just like fruit flies, human genomes are filled with mobile parasitic genes called transposons and, similar to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Research: Protein defect leaves sperm chasing their tails

With more and more couples seeking assistance to conceive, the steps required for fertilization are being put under the microscope to identify factors that could enhance fertility. In a study published in the journal PNAS, a team led by researchers … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Zinc and folic acid supplements don’t help male fertility, study finds

Zinc and folic acid, a pair of dietary supplements long touted as an effective treatment for male infertility, failed to improve pregnancy rates, sperm counts and sperm potency in a new study conducted at University of Utah Health and other … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Just the facts—reproductive facts

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine has created a comprehensive and informative website just for fertility patients and those seeking information on fertility care. It’s called ReproductiveFacts.org, and we recommend it to anyone looking for fertility facts. The site includes … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Study shows that diet has rapid effects on sperm quality

Sperm are influenced by diet, and the effects arise rapidly. This is the conclusion of a study by researchers at Linköping University, in Sweden, in which healthy young men were fed a diet rich in sugar. The study, which has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

New NJ law strengthens coverage for infertility treatment

In a major victory for everyone seeking fertility care, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation on Jan. 13, 2020, that will strengthen insurance coverage for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and other medically necessary treatments that impede their ability to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Step toward ‘ink’ development for 3-D printing a bioprosthetic ovary

For the first time, scientists identified and mapped the location of structural proteins in a pig ovary. Ongoing development of an “ink” with these proteins will be used for 3-D printing an artificial (or bio-prosthetic) ovary that could be implanted … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

RSCNJ podcasts cover everything from Acupuncture to Zika

Have you listened to all the RadioMD “Fertility Talk” podcasts posted on our website? Over the past few years, we have produced podcasts on dozens of topics from A (acupuncture) to Z (Zika virus). When you go to our website, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

New podcast: Minimal stimulation IVF (Mini-stim IVF)

Minimal stimulation in-vitro fertilization, also called mini-stim IVF, is “kind of like a bridge between natural cycle in-vitro fertilization and the conventional cycles which people know about,” says Dr. William Ziegler, in our latest podcast. Dr. Ziegler discusses minimal stimulation … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fertility care: Where to begin in 2020

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to seek fertility treatment, your first decision is to choose a provider. Consider the Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey. Cutting-edge technology and treatment RSCNJ combines a commitment to compassionate care with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment