Monthly Archives: July 2018
39 podcasts—and counting!
We recently posted our 39th podcast on the many topics and issues that relate to fertility care and treatment. From our first, “Endometriosis: Symptoms and Treatments,” to the recently posted “Mosaicism, Fertility and Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS),” these recordings allow … Continue reading
New podcast discusses “Mosaicism, Fertility and Preimplantation Genetic Screening”
In recent years, preimplantation genetic screening has shown improved outcomes for couples with infertility who are going through IVF. Mosaicism—embryos that can be predicted to be a mix of normal and abnormal cells—have changed the landscape of screening and what … Continue reading
“Absolutely” the “best” reviews!
Two patients recently posted these kind reviews online: “The absolute best educated and bedside manner. Amazing compassion.” “Absolutely the best!” Thanks to them, and to all our other patients who have reviewed us kindly. You can read more like these … Continue reading
One in three American adults has used fertility treatments or know someone who has, survey finds
Last week we told you that, since the birth of Louise Brown, the first “test-tube baby,” 40 years ago, more than 8 million babies have been born using IVF or other advanced fertility treatments. A new study, from the Pew … Continue reading
“Everyone is helpful, encouraging and friendly”
“Such an amazing staff. From the moment I walk into the office until the time I leave, everyone is helpful, encouraging and friendly. Dr. Mensah is a dream come true. She is so warm and optimistic. She will sit with … Continue reading
Can antioxidant supplements improve sperm quality?
It appears not. Despite many study results suggesting that antioxidants have a positive effect on abnormal sperm parameters associated with male infertility, a large US clinical trial of 174 couples has found that an antioxidant formulation taken daily by the … Continue reading
Worldwide IVF births top 8 million
How far has assisted reproduction come since Louise Brown, the world’s first test-tube baby, was born in 1977? An international committee monitoring progress in assisted reproduction reported recently that the global total of babies born as a result of IVF … Continue reading
A patient of ours tells us: “We are sad to leave … But we are leaving with a positive result—8 weeks pregnant. Domenica is also a great addition to the staff. She is very responsive to calls and emails. Thank … Continue reading
Have you met our staff?
RSCNJ is fortunate to have many highly skilled professionals working to help our patients conceive. For example: Scott Kratka, Embryology Lab Director (ELD), Technical Supervisor, American Board of Bioanalysis (TS/ABB). Scott has been at the forefront in reproductive medicine since … Continue reading
Eating nuts can improve male fertility, study finds
The inclusion of nuts in a regular diet significantly improves the quality and function of human sperm, according to results of a randomized trial. The findings, say the investigators, “support a beneficial role for chronic nut consumption in sperm quality.” … Continue reading