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Overcoming Male Infertility

February 20, 2020

Male infertility is a very common problem. Some level of male factor is involved with probably 60% or more of in vitro fertilization cases that we see here at MCRM Fertility.  Sperm quantitative (count and concentration) and qualitative factors (morphology and DNA Fragmentation) are often at play.  The basic/traditional semen analysis that is usually done…

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Does Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation Improve Male Fertility?

January 11, 2020

An estimated 48.5 million couples suffer from infertility worldwide, suggesting that 15% of couples are affected. With the proposition that 20-70% of fertility issues stem from the male, more and more focus has gone into examining possible remedies.   Poor or reduced sperm quality is one of the roots of male infertility. When assessing sperm quality,…

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Redefining Infertility and Insurance Coverage

October 11, 2019

Insufficient coverage by insurance companies for fertility treatment is a distressing fact that perpetuates gender inequalities. In the U.S., only 15 states have laws requiring coverage, although an estimated 10 percent of women (over 6 million) of childbearing age struggle to get or stay pregnant. Progress is underway, but there is much more work to…

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Morbid and DNA Fragmented Sperm Depletion Nanoparticles

September 3, 2019

Nano-sized crystals form super-paramagnetic particles coated with glycoproteins.  The particles are highly effective at depleting morbid/DNA fragmented spermatozoa prior to Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) and in vitrofertilization (IVF). Applications Male factor with high DFI undergoing ICSI or IVF. Male factor with high DFI undergoing IUI.  Recurrent miscarriage that can be attributed to male factor. …

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Declining Sperm Counts

September 3, 2019

A recent study  dubbed an urgent wake-up call has identified an area of great concern for researchers and health authorities.  According to research at the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine in Jerusalem, sperm counts have dropped by more than 50% over the last 40 years in men from New Zealand,…

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Castle Connelly Top Doctors® 2019

August 7, 2019

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America’s trusted source identifying Top Doctors, has selected our own Dr. Peter Ahlering and Dr. Mira Aubuchon for inclusion in its highly selective list for 2019.  This list is published at www.castleconnolly.com, as well as in a wide variety of printed directories, partner publications and on partner/affiliate websites. All told, more…

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Get a Healthy Jolt From Your Java!

June 3, 2019

Do you love that first cup of coffee in the morning?  What if you could indulge, guilt-free on your refills too?  Research shows that a safe amount of caffeine for a healthy adult is up to four 8 ounce cups of coffee per day.  In fact, there are several health benefits to your consumption.  Of…

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MCRM Fertility celebrating Nurses Week

Nurses Week Special

May 10, 2019

At MCRM Fertility, we are truly thankful for the hard work, effort, determination and compassion of our fertility coaches. They truly know how to go above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of our patients. In honor of Nurses Week, lets get to know them a little better 😊 Lindsay Birth Month:…

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Close-up of a Cannabis plant or Marijuana, used as herbal medicine or popular drug isolated on black background.

Public Health Impact of Legal Marijuana

April 26, 2019

There is an abundance of information coming forward since Colorado legalized marijuana in 2013. Since then, Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Traffic Area (RMHIDTA) has published its impact data annually.  While the positive effects are widely touted, the ramifications on the health of our population, including youth must also be understood. As of June 2017…

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Carrie and Jeff holding their baby. After multiple rounds of IVF, MCRM Fertility helped Carrie and Jeff have their baby.

A Fertility Journey Full of Hope and GRACE

March 22, 2019

We LOVE when our MCRM Fertility patients are willing to share their story and provide hope to others walking in similar shoes. Recently, MCRM Fertility graduates, Carrie & Jeff, had the opportunity to share their personal journey with infertility at the 4th Annual Gateway to Parenthood event in St. Louis. There was not a dry eye…

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