Author Archives: Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey

New tax bill could help create affordable, equitable fertility treatment

Tax policy can be a little dry, but with rising rates of infertility and concerns of substantial population shrinkage, it’s a topic that we need to tackle sooner rather than later. Earlier this month, California Representatives Adam Schiff and Judy … Continue reading

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Lawmakers want Federal health insurance to cover infertility treatment

A group of Democrats in the House and Senate sent a letter to Office of Personnel Management director Kiran Ahuja urging the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) to include coverage for infertility diagnosis and treatment. According to the lawmakers, adding this … Continue reading

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How RSCNJ supports PCOS Awareness Month

September is drawing to a close, but there is still time to raise awareness about polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. PCOS Awareness Month is a time to talk about the disease that can cause infertility, the treatments that help and … Continue reading

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Podcast: Dr. Martinez talks about PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormone disorder in women that is also a leading cause of infertility. According to WomensHealth.gov, 10 to 20 percent of women of childbearing age suffer from PCOS. PCOS is one of the most … Continue reading

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Scientists discover new protein that could improve fertility treatments

A new protein, named MAIA after the Greek goddess of motherhood, could be crucial in helping doctors better understand some aspects of infertility and develop novel treatments. Currently, infertility is unexplained in more than half of people who are unable … Continue reading

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Olympic athlete opens up about fertility journey

Olympian Lolo Jones spoke with ABC News report Juju Chang about her desire to be a mom and her decision to freeze her eggs on the eve of turning 40. Jones is encouraging women to think about their own fertility … Continue reading

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Take the PCOS Challenge

The National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association is the sponsoring organization for PCOS Awareness Month and offers supporting resources, information and events. It supports individuals with PCOS and their supporters each year through television and radio programming, online and offline support … Continue reading

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September is PCOS awareness month

Polycystic ovary syndrome (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 disease … Continue reading

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New podcast: Embryo Transfer: Fresh vs Frozen

In our newest podcast, Dr. William Ziegler discusses embryo transfer, the differences between fresh and frozen transfers and what is involved when it comes to each type of procedure. “Over the years, there’s been a lot of debate around fresh … Continue reading

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Entire RSCNJ staff is ‘caring and compassionate’

Our patient Courtney says: “I only started attending this center a few months ago but with every visit I am assured I made the right choice of group of doctors to assist with my husband and my journey to start … Continue reading

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