In an article published on Prevention.com, Dr. Shona Murray talks about factors that may negatively affect sperm count. Low sperm count is a common cause of infertility in males.
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Advanced Reproductive Medicine physicians Malgorzata Skaznik-Wikiel and Alex Polotsky spearheaded a research study that aimed to determine whether omega-3 fatty acids increase fertility. The promising findings received national attention.
With the growing concern of Zika-related birth defects, many hopeful parents have been urged to hold off on conception. Dr. Nanette Santoro encourages parents to consider the potential effects of contracting the Zika virus during pregnancy.
Dr. Santoro of CU Advanced Reproductive Medicine addressed vaginal estrogen for breast cancer symptoms in a panel discussion published on Medpage Today.
A study led by Dr. Polotsky found dietary omega-3 consumption can slow ovarian aging in mice and improve oocyte quality as a preliminary step, but more research will be needed for outcomes that really matter to women, such as pregnancy rates.
More U.S. women are taking unregulated hormones that are compounded and often marketed as “bioidentical” hormones to reduce hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. Dr. Santoro generally recommends against using compounded hormones.
CU infertility specialists Dr. Polotsky and Dr. Skaznik-Wikiel recently presented research revealing a high-fat diet, not just obesity, probably lowers fertility for both men & women.
Dr. Santoro discusses in a new study that women who get hot flashes at a younger age may likely experience a longer menopause while women who begin menopause later in life will have shorter periods of difficulty menopause symptoms.
The Endocrine Society recently announced its 2016 Laureate Award recipients and Dr. Santoro was honored with the prestigious Outstanding Mentor Award. This annual award recognizes physicians who demonstrate a career committed to mentoring and a provide positive impact on mentees’ education & career.