Dr Nakhuda's Techno Tidbits

Dr Gary Nakhuda MD, FACOG

The ERA explained.

April 11, 2021

The concept of the WOI has been recognized for decades. However, until the ERA test was developed, there was no meaningful way to measure it in any given individual.
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Do the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines cause infertility?

February 01, 2021

There is no evidence that the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines cause infertility.
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Can A.I. predict egg quality?

January 13, 2021

There are two important concepts about eggs when it comes to fertility: 1) quantity, and 2) quality. Both inevitably decline with age. However, as we would expect, there is variation between individuals, so tools to assess personalized levels are very useful.

 

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COVID-19 Vaccine and Pregnancy

December 28, 2020

COVID-19, aka coronavirus disease, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, has changed our lives in ways none of us imagined (except maybe some scientists and Bill Gates).
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Freezing eggs vs freezing embryos: which is better?

December 17, 2020

The question of freezing eggs vs embryos is not really a technical quandry, but rather, a practical one.
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Fresh or frozen?

December 09, 2020

Fish, vegetables, pizza…almost everything is better when its fresh. Embryos, however, seem to be an exception to that rule.
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Let's talk about freezing.

December 02, 2020

It’s getting cold out there, so let’s talk about freezing! Reproductive cryopreservation is what we are talking about today, not frostbite of your tender bits.
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What's the real deal with supplements for male fertility?

November 25, 2020

To round out the Movember installment of Techno Tidbits, let’s try to answer the question all men want to know: “What can I do to increase my sperm count?”

Always start with the basic modifiable risk factors:

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What does an abnormal semen analysis really mean?

November 16, 2020

This week, in keeping with the spirit of Movember (LINK) let’s explore what it means to have an “abnormal” semen analysis.
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Introducing Techno Tidbits

November 10, 2020

Welcome to Techno Tidbits! No, it’s not an ‘80’s dance party, just a weekly feature where I geek-out on the more granular details about fertility, assisted reproductive technology, research, and other “science-y” aspects of what we do to help make babies.
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