Reproductive system Essays

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Ovary Development Oocyte

Chapter one Introduction Background The two majors function of the ovary is the differentiation and release of female gametes (oocyte), which can then be successfully fertilised and ensure the survival of species. The ovary is also an endocrine organ that produces steroid hormones that allow the development of female secondary sexual characteristics and supports pregnancy. […]

Pages: 33 Words: 9994 Topics: Apoptosis, Endocrine System, Puberty, Reproductive System

Adult Sexual Development

Biological Foundations of Adult Sexual Development Christina Parker PSY/340 Biological Psychology Instructor: Rebecca Wilson June 12, 2010 Biological Foundations of Adult Sexual Development How humans develop prenatally Humans start out as a cell that is formed from the mother’s egg and the father’s sperm. The egg and sperm carry 23 single chromosomes each and when […]

Pages: 3 Words: 836 Topics: Development, Endocrine System, Human Sexuality, Puberty, Reproductive System, Sex, Sexuality
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Controlling Free-Ranging Kangaroo Populations in Australia with Hormonal Birth Control Implants

Marsupials are mammals that are defined by birthing their young prematurely and nurturing their offspring for the remainder of their developmental stage in a pouch covering the nipples (The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2018). The most notable marsupials that come to mind may be the kangaroo, wallaby, wombat, or koala, all of which are endemic […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1443 Topics: Birth Control, Endocrine System, Puberty, Reproductive System

Hormones and Birth Control

Approximately sixty-two percent of women in the United States use contraception. Among the sixty-two percent of women, twenty-eight percent of them use birth control pills (Jones, Mosher, & Daniels, 2012). Contraceptives, more commonly referred to as birth control, contain estrogen and progestin hormones which ultimately prevent pregnancy. These hormones avert ovulation from occurring. It also […]

Pages: 2 Words: 696 Topics: Birth Control, Endocrine System, Puberty, Public Health, Reproductive System, Women'S Health

Birth Control: Controls the Human Population

The United States population is growing and since there is not way to stop or temporarily stop the population growth, there are ways to prevent the unplanned pregnancies of the teenage world. Those preventions would be birth control. Birth Control is the act of preventing pregnancy. Getting pregnant at a young age is not what […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1557 Topics: Birth Control, Endocrine System, Family Planning, Human Overpopulation, Human Sexuality, Public Health, Reproductive System

Should Birth Control be Illegal in the United States?

Should birth control be illegal in the United States? One of the most controversial topics in today’s society benefits women more than they might think. So for all those years you don’t want to be pregnant, choosing a highly effective method of contraception can also be a smart move toward a healthier future. Birth control […]

Pages: 2 Words: 720 Topics: Birth Control, Endocrine System, Pregnancy, Puberty, Public Health, Reproductive System, Women'S Health

Anabolic Steroids and an Individual’s Sex Drive

Anabolic steroids are one of, if not the most powerful performance enhancing drugs someone can put in their body. Used in proper doses they can help people suffering from AIDS and other muscle wasting diseases build muscle again. They can also help older males suffering from testosterone deficiency, and help with delayed puberty. When abused […]

Pages: 7 Words: 2138 Topics: Endocrine System, Puberty, Reproductive System, Sex, Steroids

Human Reproduction PowerPoint Presentation

There are several purposes of the human reproduction that are useful to both the male and female species. For instance, the human male is concerned with the discharge of sperm during sexual intercourse to the tract of the female reproduction system. Similarly, production, maintenance, and transportation of male reproductive cells or sperm including the semen […]

Pages: 2 Words: 553 Topics: Human Sexuality, Puberty, Reproductive System, Sex, Sexuality

Infertility in Women

A healthy woman is born with a certain amount of eggs approximately one to two million but by the time of puberty only three hundred thousand of those eggs remain and as a woman ages, those eggs begin to decline. Once Menopause occurs a woman’s menstruation cycle ends, and ovaries stop producing eggs completely. According […]

Pages: 3 Words: 961 Topics: Health Care, Infertility, Public Health, Reproductive System, Risk

Symptoms, Causes and Treatment of Infertility

Having a baby and becoming a parent is one of the most beautiful and life-changing events that you can experience in your life. Most couples can conceive a child within one year of trying and it is more likely to get a result during the earlier months. Some others (approximately 7%) can have a baby […]

Pages: 2 Words: 622 Topics: Infertility, Puberty, Public Health, Reproductive System, Sex

Infertility – Serious Public Health Issue of Global Dimension

Infertility is a serious public health issue of global dimension. Medical literature defines infertility based on clinical and demographic approaches. Infertility is ‘a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse.’ (Zegers-Hochschild et al.,2009). Demographers define infertility as ‘the […]

Pages: 2 Words: 599 Topics: Infertility, Public Health, Reproductive System, Sex