DVIF&G Blog

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February

2017

Reseveratrol and PCO

Resveratrol, a natural chemical present in grapes, nuts and berries, is known to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and cardio protective properties. It was also found to have a beneficial effect in PCO by reducing the production of androgens approximately by 25%. Both ovarian and adrenal productions of male hormones were decreased to the same degree and […]
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February

2017

Men’s Health

Body image disorders do not affect only women with devastating effect such as anorexia nervosa and other eating disorder; they also affect men. Advertisements and other social media, such as TV and magazine ads constantly project muscular male images. The consequences of this exposure resulted in an increase prevalence of a form of body imaging […]
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February

2017

Oocyte count and fertility treatment

The number of oocytes available as the ovaries declines with age until approximately 1000 eggs remains in the menopausal ovary. The rate of egg (oocytes) depletion from the ovary has been debated for some time now. Knowing if there is an accelerated depletion and an abrupt decline in the number of oocytes still present in […]
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February

2017

The link between obesity and cancer

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in both developing and developed countries; and in the USA is the most common chronic disease. Despite the awareness and public health efforts, obesity increases and currently more than 2/3 of the American adult population is categorized as being either overweight or obese. Besides the toll in life, more than […]
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January

2017

When a couple decides to initiate a family or have another baby

When a couple decides to initiate a family or have another baby, pregnancy occurs within a few months and in the vast majority of instances it fulfills the couples dream and desire.  Nonetheless, one can raise the question why pregnancies do not occur immediately, like it happens with several other species.  In addition, why one […]
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May

2015

Delaware Valley Institute of Fertility & Genetics Expands Patient Service With a New Office Location in Princeton, NJ

South Jersey’s Premier fertility clinic has opened a branch of its offices in Mercer County to better serve patients in Northern New Jersey. Delaware Valley Institute of Fertility & Genetics’ (DVIF&G) new satellite office in Princeton provides the complete fertility consultation, testing and follow up appointments for of state-of-the-art fertility services, including IVF, PGD,CCS, IVM, […]
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November

2014

IVM, An Alternative to IVF

Attempts to mature eggs (oocytes) outside the body started a quarter of a century ago and the concept of oocyte in vitro maturation (IVM) was introduced by none other than 2010’s recipient of the Nobel Prize, R.G. Edwards, in 1965. There are advantages and disadvantages in implementing this method for fertility treatment, but definitely there […]
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October

2014

Dr. Taliadouros Featured Profile in Philadelphia Life

DVIF&G director Dr. Taliadouros has been interviewed by the local magazine Philadelphia Life/Suburban Life about his work and the latest advances in fertility technologies. Read the full article in Philadelphia Life’s 12th issue, volume 5 or right here: A Balanced Approach to Fertility Technologies
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February

2014

DVIFG Ranked One of Top IVF Clinics in United States for Donor Egg Cycles

DVIFG is excited to announce that we have been ranked as one of the top IVF clinics in the United States for donor egg cycles! The success rates data recently released by the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (SART), places DVIFG among the top 25 clinics in the United States for the percentage of transfers […]
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