Author Archives: Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey

A first: baby born to woman who received a uterus transplant from a deceased donor

For the first time ever, a woman who received a uterus transplant from a deceased donor has delivered a baby. This unprecedented event was first reported in the medical journal The Lancet on Dec. 4, 2018. The birth took place … Continue reading

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Researchers ID supplements that may improve sperm quality and fertility

Researchers in Spain and Mexico recently carried out the most extensive and systematic review to date of randomized clinical studies into the effects of different nutrients and dietary supplements on sperm quality and male fertility. After qualitatively analyzing the results … Continue reading

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Making dreams come true

A patient recently shared her praise for RSCNJ. “We are so pleased with the way this center has taken care of us. They have made our dreams come true in the best way possible. We will be forever grateful for … Continue reading

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Study: Children of men who smoke have 50% less sperm

Studies have repeatedly linked maternal smoking during pregnancy with reduced sperm counts in male offspring. A research team at Lund University in Sweden has discovered that, independently of nicotine exposure from the mother, men whose fathers smoked at the time … Continue reading

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Research IDs proteins that impact both infertility and cancer

A team of Rutgers-led researchers has found three proteins that may play an important role in both female fertility and cancer biology. The unexpected complexity in how these proteins regulate one another does not occur in any other healthy cell … Continue reading

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Two cheers for our doctors and staff

Two patients of ours recently shared their thoughts about the care they received at RSCNJ. “Dr. Mensah was wonderful. Very friendly and explained everything so we could understand. Everyone in the office made each visit easier and they are there … Continue reading

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Is climate change a threat to male fertility?

Yes, according to new research from the University of East Anglia, UK. New findings published in the journal Nature Communications reveal that heatwaves damage sperm in insects, with negative impacts for fertility across generations. The research team says that male infertility during … Continue reading

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Making dreams come true

“We are so pleased with the way this center has taken care of us. They have made our dreams come true in the best way possible. We will be forever grateful for the gift of life they’ve given us. Thank … Continue reading

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When should you see a fertility specialist?

It can be difficult for couples to determine if they are really facing infertility, or if they are experiencing a normal timeframe for achieving pregnancy. That can make it hard to know when to seek professional help. If a man, … Continue reading

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RESOLVE offers tips for surviving the holidays

“Holidays can be stressful, even in the best of circumstances. Expectations are at a peak. Pressure comes, both from the outside and within, to break out of the normal routine – to celebrate, and to enjoy! But for the person … Continue reading

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