Sheep study to address PCOS

A Texas A&M AgriLife study with sheep may soon help address fertility problems in women, if it can discover ways to break the chain of generational transfer of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), one of the most common infertility disorders. Rodolfo … Continue reading

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Sperm compete by ‘poisoning’ competitors: study

It is literally a race for life when millions of sperm swim towards the egg cells to fertilize them. But does pure luck decide which sperm succeeds? As it turns out, there are differences in competitiveness between individual sperm. In … Continue reading

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2 reviews, 5 stars

Two patients have high praise for Dr. Martinez and the RSCNJ team: “Cannot recommend Dr. Martinez enough!!! He’s an incredibly knowledgeable doctor with compassion and understanding. His staff is ALWAYS helpful, accommodating, and kind.” “I cannot say enough about Dr. … Continue reading

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‘Absolutely no evidence’ COVID vaccines affect fertility

There is “absolutely no evidence” that COVID-19 vaccines can affect the fertility of women or men, says new expert guidance. The guidance, published by the Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists and the British Fertility Society, comes amid concerns that misinformation … Continue reading

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Men’s fertility awareness understudied

Across medical and social sciences, the reasons men choose to have children and their understanding of fertility awareness have been seriously understudied. Swedish researcher Maja Bodin wants to address the issue in her research paper, “A wonderful experience or a … Continue reading

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‘Dr. Ziegler and his staff went above and beyond’

Our patient Kelly writes: “Long three-year road of fertility issues. Dr. Ziegler and his staff went above and beyond. They took time out to explain everything needed. Finally expecting and due August 2021. Even during the pandemic they handled appointments and … Continue reading

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RESOLVE offers virtual peer-led support groups

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association is offering monthly virtual peer-led support groups in two time zones, hosted by experienced volunteers and open to anyone struggling to build a family, regardless of location. Some local groups are also meeting virtually since … Continue reading

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Sperm quality improves after adding nuts to diet, study finds

Many environmental and lifestyle factors have been implicated in the decline of sperm quality, with diet being one of the most plausible factors identified in recent years. Moreover, several studies have reported a close association between the alteration of specific … Continue reading

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Study: Pregnant mother can pass COVID antibodies to fetus

According to a study in JAMA Pediatrics, coronavirus antibodies from a mother can cross the placenta, passing on some natural immunity to their newborns. Notably, the antibodies that scientists detected in the placenta were immunoglobulin G, or IgG, antibodies. These antibodies are … Continue reading

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Is IVF the only successful fertility treatment?

“Thanks to continued advances in reproductive medicine, in vitro fertilization (IVF) has become a highly successful treatment for infertility,” says RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association. But IVF treatments are more invasive than other treatments and can be a costly option, particularly … Continue reading

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