Monthly Archives: August 2018
It’s almost time!
September is PCOS Awareness Month. The PCOS Awareness Association has a fun-filled schedule of special online campaigns lined up to raise awareness of polycystic ovarian syndrome! Follow this page for updates!
Scientists close in on creating an artificial ovary
Scientists have taken further steps in creating an artificial ovary that could one day be used to help women who have been left infertile after cancer treatment. Researchers from Copenhagen, Denmark, took ovarian tissue from cancer patients and stripped it of cells. … Continue reading
Most digital home ovulation tests are inaccurate, study finds
Research presented at the recent American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo reveals that two out of three of the digital home ovulation tests sold by U.S. retailers do not accurately predict when a woman … Continue reading
‘This center has exceeded every expectation’
A new patient of ours recently posted this five-exclamation-point review: “This center has exceeded every expectation we ever had and we haven’t even completed our process yet. We are just beginning. The financial burden that’s placed on such a great … Continue reading
Boxers or briefs? The choice may affect male fertility
Men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm concentrations than men who wear tighter fitting underwear, according to new research published in Human Reproduction. The researchers also found that boxer shorts-wearing men had lower levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), compared to … Continue reading
Researchers find a clue in preventing premature ovarian failure
Premature ovarian failure, in which the ovaries stop producing estrogen, is often caused by premature loss of the egg supply and affects as many as 3 percent of all women, according to the National Institutes of Health. In most cases … Continue reading
Patients find us “amazing” and “awesome”
“The absolute best educated and bedside manner. Amazing compassion.” “Awesome info and details.” Thanks for these amazing and awesome reviews. Please see more like them on our web site.
Young people underestimate age limits on fertility, study discovers
Most students underestimate the impact of female and male age on fertility, new research published in Human Fertility finds. Less than half could correctly identify the age when a woman’s fertility declines and even fewer knew when male fertility declines. A team … Continue reading
Two cheers for Dr. Martinez
“Dr. Martinez is simply one of the best doctor I ever had. The personalized service received by the office is excellent. You are able to do all the blood work early mornings, quick call backs by the Dr. Martinez and … Continue reading
Women’s emotional state not strongly connected to IVF success, study finds
Infertility treatments, such as in-vitro fertilization, are stressful experiences for women that can take large emotional tolls. At a time when extra support is needed, infertile women often report that family and friends urge them to “just relax” so they … Continue reading