Biotechnology developer Igenomix featured a story about an RSC patient whose treatment was aided by the endometrial receptivity analysis (ERA), a special test that helps pinpoint the timing of embryo transfers.
A recent Women's Health article featured rise of ovarian reserve testing. The test is inexpensive, easy to undergo and has provided insight for many women about the future quantity of eggs. But the test may not be for every woman says Dr. Louis Weckstein, medical director at the Reproductive Science Center in California, in the article.
RSC Bay Area’s Laboratory Director Kirsten Ivani, Ph.D., told CBS Bay Area that college students studying healthcare should keep their options open, take advantage of internships and network at conferences.
The Eeva test, shown in the video, uses a computer algorithm and tiny cameras to detect the rate of embryonic cell division. The test then rates each embryo's chance as high or low. This allows doctors to only implant the embryos with the highest chances of implanting and developing into a baby, thus reducing the chances of a high risk multiples pregnancy and increasing the chance of a women becoming pregnant with a single embryo transfer.
The news of Apple and Facebook offering coverage for egg freezing procedures has sparked increased interest in the subject. Our own Dr. Sara Reid is interviewed by Vogue Magazine about the decision and process of egg freezing
By Martha Ross - Egg-freezing allows women to preserve their own genetic material for future in vitro fertilization, an option that in some ways gives them more control over their reproductive futures.
After losing both children to an under-the-influence driver, Carmen Pack and her husband turned to RSC to help build their family again. Now they will be celebrating the success of new beginnings at RSC's Family Day.
Statistical data from the CDC shows that donor egg usage in IVF has nearly doubled since 2000. Reproductive Science Center has partnered with Donor Egg Bank USA to offer frozen eggs to couples pursuing treatment.