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Practice Update - Dr. Schlegel comments on the impact of the microbiome on infertility patients

Tagged: In the Media
Written by  Peter N. Schlegel MD, FACSPractice Update, 04/21/2021 - The microbiome has been studied in a wide variety of illnesses and medical conditions, including urologic disorders. The microbiome refers to all bacteria, fungi, and algae, as well as associated agents such as viruses and phages in a specific region (eg, urine, gut, or semen.) The authors of this article observed substantial overlap between seminal and urine microbiomes, and there was also substantial overlap between seminal... Read More

ASPIRE 2021: New focus on male factors critical for success in human fertility treatment - Dr. Peter Schlegel

Tagged: In the Media
The adverse impact of male factors in assisted reproductive treatments will be brought into a sharp and disturbing focus at the 10th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) this week.The ASPIRE Congress, originally to be held in the Philippines, is being presented in virtual format to on-line participants in more than 100 countries because of ongoing concerns about COVID-19.Professor Peter Schlegel from the Centre of Reproductive Medicine at New York’s Weill Cornell... Read More

COVID-19 and Fertility

Tagged: In the Media
As COVID-19 vaccine distribution continues, many have expressed concerns and questions about taking these vaccines for men & women trying to have a family.  Consulting with your physician is always important to personalize your medical decisions.For males, the benefits of vaccination and avoidance of COVID-19 illness that can substantially limit fertility (at least temporarily) is considered to far outweigh the temporary, limited risks of vaccination.  For more information, please visit: ... Read More

Dr. Peter Schlegel's presentation for the "ASRM Exchange Session - Controversies in ART"

Tagged: Presentation
As part of the ESHRE (European Society for Reproductive Medicine) annual meeting in 2020 (5-8 July 2020), Dr. Schlegel gave a presentation for the “ASRM Exchange Session – Controversies in ART”His presentation covered a number of different patient factors and conditions that can affect the results of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) including IVF and ICSI. He discussed in detail patient lifestyle factors, especially diet and obesity, as well as abstinence before providing a semen... Read More

Dr. Goldstein interviewed on the use of Telemedicine for Inverse Magazine

Tagged: In the Media
Dr. Marc Goldstein, the Matthew P. Hardy Distinguished Professor of Male Reproductive Medicine, and Urology, and Surgeon-in-Chief of Reproductive Medicine and Infertility speaks with Ali Pattillo of Inverse Magazine about the increasing use of Telemedicine in men's health."This is a whole new area, and they're sneaking in before there are any regulations," Goldstein says. Goldstein adds that, despite his own positive experience using telehealth in his practice, he and his colleagues are "... Read More

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