Monthly Archives: September 2021
Hear Dr. Martinez explain PCOS
To honor PCOS Awareness Month in September, why not take a few minutes to become more aware yourself. RSCNJ’s Dr. Alan Martinez answers questions relating to polycystic ovary syndrome in one of our many podcasts. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a … Continue reading
Do you know the symptoms of PCOS?
Since September is PCOS Awareness Month, we thought we’d help out by making everyone aware of the common symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. Check out the graphic below. If you have experienced any of these symptoms, please see … Continue reading
How much do you really know about fertility?
According to a new survey which aims to shed light on local residents’ understanding and knowledge of their fertility health, approximately 71% of New England adults admit to feeling “uninformed,” “clueless” or only “somewhat knowledgeable” about their fertility health. The … Continue reading
Study links autoimmune disorder to male infertility
Investigators have found that the absence of autoimmune regulator (Aire) in mice results in fertility problems similar to those affecting men with autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I (APS-1). Aire-dependent central tolerance plays a critical role in maintaining male fertility by … Continue reading
New gene involved in male infertility discovered
A new gene that controls the completion of meiosis in spermatogenesis has been discovered by researchers from Kumamoto University in Japan. The researchers believe that this may lead to an advancement in reproductive medicine, like identifying causes for infertility from … Continue reading
5 stars times 3!
A big RSCNJ thank you to our patients Danielle, Michelle and Tatiana, all of whom gave us a rating of 5 stars on Google recently. We now have more than 900 5-star ratings, and we couldn’t be happier that our … Continue reading
No swimming? Molecule regulating sperm motility discovered
A team from Osaka University has used protein sequence data analysis and genome editing technology to find a gene, SPATA33, that plays an important role in sperm motility regulation. Targeting the mechanism by which SPATA33 controls sperm motility adds a … Continue reading
Lagging chromosomes cause of female infertility?
Why do women over 35 have more difficulty getting pregnant? After discovering one of the causes of age-related female infertility, researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) suggest that it will be possible in the future to … Continue reading
Research finds ‘golden window’ for IVF success
Researchers have found a way to better pinpoint the “golden window” when a womb is ready for pregnancy, in a discovery that could help boost IVF success rates. It’s long been known that correctly timing an embryo transfer is critical … Continue reading
All about polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that prevents the eggs in the ovaries from maturing properly, often creating numerous fluid-filled sacs known as ovarian follicles. This often causes irregular menstrual cycles and infertility. PCOS is characterized by excess levels … Continue reading