Infertility Specialist Staff

News Articles Featuring Dr. Herslag

June 12, 2012

Dr. Hershlag discusses sperm’s resilience with MSN Health but recommends men maintain a healthy lifestyle to increase their chances of becoming a father.

May 7, 2012

Dr. Hershlag sets the record straight on a new study that shows an increase of birth defects in children conceived through IVF. In interviews with WebMD and HealthDay News, Dr. Hershlag reassured patients that the risk of birth defects does not stem from the treatment but from parental factors such as smoking status, age and conditions during pregnancy. Be sure to speak with your REI on what you can do to help achieve a healthy pregnancy.

May 5, 2012

My Health News Daily features Dr. Hershlag’s review of a new study comparing birth defects in children conceived naturally vs. those conceived through ART. Dr. Hershlag’s analysis of the data provides a reassurance that IVF is a safe and effective way to grow your family.

February 27, 2012

WebMD and HealthDay News speak with Dr. Hershlag on a new study which found egg-producing stem cells, Dr. Hershlag offers his opinion and points to a current solution– egg freezing. On-line articles.

Egg-Producing Stem Cells Found in Human Ovaries
By: Brenda Goodman, MA; WebMD
Published: February 26, 2012

Stem Cell Finding Could Expand Women’s Lifetime Supply of Eggs
By: Jenifer Goodwin, HealthDay News
Published: February 26, 2012
Also ran on MSN Health & Fitness

Stem cells in ovaries may grow new eggs, study shows
By: CBS News Staff
Published: February 27, 2012

February 6, 2012

Dr. Hershlag was featured on Fox News’ segment on gender selection and PGD. The full segment can be viewed here: http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/selecting-baby-gender-20120206. See article: “Selecting Your Baby’s Gender? The Egg Cycle Method”, By: Ashley Mastronardi, Fox NY

January, 2012

Dr. Hershlag discusses PCOS in the February issue of SELF magazine. Did you know PCOS affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age? Check out what Dr. Hershlag and a former patient have to say about PCOS.
July 3, 2011

Dr. Hershlag provides his opinion on using bariatric surgery as a means to improve one’s fertility in this NY Daily News article.

April 21, 2010

Dr. Avner Hershlag is featured in the NY Daily News discussing his patient’s success with donor egg and donor sperm. See full text article here.