Author Archives: Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey

Breakthrough into the cause of male infertility

Scientists at Newcastle University, U.K., have identified a new genetic mechanism that can cause severe forms of male infertility. This breakthrough in understanding the underlying cause of male infertility offers hope of better treatment options for patients in the future. … Continue reading

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RSCNJ offers virtual telehealth appointments

RSCNJ wants to make it as easy as possible for you to consult our staff, and that includes through virtual telehealth appointments. You can talk to us from the comfort of your own home at your convenience. If you are … Continue reading

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Study: Prenatal exposure to chemicals damages reproductive tissue

Phthalates are a ubiquitous family of chemicals that are used every day. In a new study, researchers have investigated how these compounds affect tissue development in the reproductive systems of female mice offspring. “Phthalates are found everywhere: building products, personal … Continue reading

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Embryo genes switch on in single cell, study finds

The finding that some genes are active from the get-go challenges the textbook view that genes don’t become active in human embryos until they are made up of four-to-eight cells, two or three days after fertilization. The newly discovered activity … Continue reading

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RESOLVE campaign celebrates first U.S. IVF baby turning 40

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, recently announced a new campaign to celebrate the 40th birthday of Elizabeth Carr, the first IVF baby born in the U.S. RESOLVE and Carr are working together to raise $40,000 for the 40 years of service to … Continue reading

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Article discusses ‘invisible toll’ of fibroids on Black women

Black women are more likely than white women to have uterine fibroids, and the debilitating symptoms often have serious consequences, a recent article in the New York Times reports. In “I Felt Like No One Truly Listened: The Invisible Toll … Continue reading

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9 resolutions to make for better fertility

Lifestyle issues that impede fertility can often be changed by choices and behaviors. As reproductive health specialists, we encourage people having troubling getting pregnant to try these changes first, if they are applicable. Most of the lifestyle issues can affect … Continue reading

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Study finds good mental health in young adults born after ART

Use of assisted reproductive techniques (ART) does not lead to poorer mental health in children across adolescence and young adulthood, according to a large observational study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. The study was published in JAMA Psychiatry. … Continue reading

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‘Age and Fertility’ covered in ASRM booklet

ASRM, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, offers an online booklet addressing how fertility changes with age. “In today’s society, age-related infertility is becoming more common because, for a variety of reasons, many women wait until their 30s to begin … Continue reading

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Patient ‘highly recommends’ Dr. Ziegler

Our patient Stacey says: “Dr. Ziegler is one of the best doctors I have had. He does a great job and listens to all concerns. I would highly recommend him.” Thank you so much to Stacey for the kind words. … Continue reading

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