Current Issues And Enduring Questions University Of Texas
1,233 wordsOn February 22, 1999 news was announced that Dolly the lamb was the first successful animal cloned. Unlike the other cloning experiments done over the past 15 years, this was the first successful clone made with an adult cell. The cell was used to activate and program the egg from which Dolly grew. Past clones involved using the cell from a fertilized embryo in the early stages of development. As news of Ian Willmut's cloned lamb got out across the globe, many people feared what they thought cou...
Free research essays on topics related to: university of texas, animal cloning, vitro fertilization, human cloning, current issues and enduring questions
Depo Provera Side Effects
626 wordsIn this essay I will adress four questions. Question one, What is a Clitorectomy. Question two, describe the problems with circumcision. Question three, Describe the procedure in a RU 486 abortion. Question four, Describe Depo Provera and its side effects. A clitoridectomy, also referred to as excision, consists of the removal of the entire clitoris, both prepuce and glans, and the removal of the adjacent labia. The problems associated with circumcision are as follows. Your baby doesnt urinate n...
Free research essays on topics related to: 5 days, side effects, ru 486, depo provera, one woman
Fallopian Tube Sperm Cells
345 wordsHuman in vitro fertilization is selection of embryos for the transfer to the uterus. The eggs are surgically removed from a woman's ovaries and placed in a carefully prepared broth called human tubal fluid. Six hours later, the husband's sperm cells are added. The evidence of fertilization was detected approximately 16 hours later. Later on, the scientists select four embryos that are actively dividing and carefully inserts them into the woman's uterus through her cervix. In another 10 days, a l...
Free research essays on topics related to: sperm, fallopian tube, fertilization, egg, sperm cells
Foetus May Be Considered Talk In Terms Abortion
1,226 words... velopment of the foetus should the focus of discussion. There is some evidence to suggest a foetus can feel pain whilst in the uterus in the third trimester but not the first, a foetus aborted at viability might be painfully killed, whereas in an earlier abortion the foetus may not be sentient and pass unaware out of existence. However, at this time so little is known about the foetus in the uterus that it is still impractical to know when the first of her criterion of personhood is met. In ...
Free research essays on topics related to: foetus, abortion, nine months, violinist, personhood
Eat Meat French Fries
1,230 wordsEveryday, more and more people are making the choice to lead a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle. Vegans abstain from partaking in all animal products, including honey and dairy products. Vegans do not use goose down, silk, wool or leather. The American Vegan Society (AVS) says that vegan is describing a lifestyle that avoids all forms of animal life, not just a diet (Krizmaniac 8). The definition of a true vegetarian is a person who does not eat any meat products or gelatin, but does eat dairy prod...
Free research essays on topics related to: eat meat, french fries, heart disease, times greater, greater risk
Breast Cancer Cancer Risk
867 wordsThroughout the United States, the use of abortion is an ongoing controversy and a prominent issue in modern day society. Questions are constantly raised, whether one is Pro-Choice or Pro-Life. Whether it is a moral dilemma, or just simply wrong. Since the beginning of civilization the process of abortion has been practiced, however, by the mid 1800 s, many people sought to criminalize the practice. By 1880 abortion had been banned in the United States, by way of protesting via state legislatures...
Free research essays on topics related to: women began, cancer risk, pro life, full term, breast cancer
Partial Birth Abortion President Bill Clinton
2,497 wordsPartial-Birth Abortion Partial Birth Abortion (PBA) is a common term to refer to medical procedure of Intact Dilation and Extraction (IDX) as a method of interrupting pregnancy at its late terms. PBA is a special procedure of abortion, which includes extermination and intact removal of the fetus from mothers body. It can be successfully performed in the late second or third trimester of pregnancy, or in 20 - 26 weeks of it. As a rule, the surgical procedure consists of the following stages: (1) ...
Free research essays on topics related to: partial birth abortion, pregnant woman, unborn babies, planned parenthood, president bill clinton
The Role Of Progesterone In Sexual Attraction
1,033 wordsThe Role Of Progesterone In Sexual Attraction Progesterone is a sex hormone, which controls the second half of the menstrual cycle. It belongs to a group of sex hormones, called the gonadal hormones. These hormones are the ones involved in sexual attraction process. The other two related to progesterone hormones are estrogen and testosterone. The gonadal hormones are secreted primarily by the testes and ovaries, placenta (the sac of nutritive tissue that supports and protects the fetus), and adr...
Free research essays on topics related to: menstrual cycle, pituitary gland, sex hormones, sexual desire, sexual attraction
Cystic Fibrosis Identical Twins
1,408 wordsCloning can be a very sensitive subject. It seems that it? s a battle between science and ethics. Does the ladder outweigh the former or vice versa? Maybe a few definitions will shed some light on the subject. ? Cloning is to create a genetic duplicate of an individual organism through asexual reproduction, as by stimulating a single cell? (Webster? s 211). ? Parthenogenesis is reproduction of organisms without conjunction of gametes of opposite sexes. ? (Webster? s 800). Cloning has its medical...
Free research essays on topics related to: cystic fibrosis, webster , identical twins, genetic variation, artificial insemination
Arrangement Is Made Type Of Surrogacy Surrogate
901 wordsSurrogate Motherhood: Good or Bad? There are many controversies surrounding the idea of surrogate motherhood, by its definition, it is a course of action that goes outside natural reproduction. Although surrogacy was first brought up in the bible it is only until recently that it has actually become an issue for criticism and debate. Factors such as the growth of infertility in modern society, coupled with the declining number of children available for adoption, and the development of surrogacy ...
Free research essays on topics related to: surrogate motherhood, surrogate, fertile, motherhood, surrogacy
People With Down Syndrome Chromosome 21
666 wordsDown Syndrome Down Syndrome is a chromosomal disorder. It occurs in about 1 of every 800 births. People with Down syndrome may have mild to severe learning disabilities. Physical symptoms include a small skull, extra folds of skin under the eyes, and a protruding tongue. People with Down syndrome are subject to a variety of medical problems including heart abnormalities and thyroid gland dysfunction. Survival rates have been increased dramatically in recent years as problems specific to Down syn...
Free research essays on topics related to: extra, chromosome, people with down syndrome, chromosome 21, syndrome
Germ Line Therapy Genetic Diseases
1,547 wordsWhether it is referred to by its scientific term syngamy or by the general term conception, the moment a sperm cell unites with an egg cell stirs, both in the scientist and the layperson, much awe and reverence. It is the point at which a new and unique genome is created. To some it is the instant a new person comes into existence. Such a union has been repeated for billions of years since its advent in the first, simple organisms. It is a means by which evolution can exert its influence. When t...
Free research essays on topics related to: sperm cells, gene therapy, prostate cancer, germ line therapy, genetic diseases
Human Cloning Research Cloning Humans
842 wordsTo Clone or Not To Clone Since February 23 rd, 1997, when British scientists announced they had successfully cloned an adult sheep named Dolly, the world has been scrambling to limit the possibility of using cloning techniques to clone humans. To most people, the idea of cloning humans, and its moral implications, has been safely confined to the realm of science fiction; as something we didnt have to think about until later. Yet, as the world has slumbered, researchers have arrived at a compelli...
Free research essays on topics related to: human life, human embryos, human cloning research, human beings, cloning humans
Form Of Birth Control Physical Pain
920 wordsThe 25 th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that created a constitutional right to abortion is January 22, 1998. Even though abortions have been performed for many years, this controversial issue is still being debated among numerous people. The rivalry between pro-choice and pro-life advocates has caused a great dilemma in the United States. Many Americans have protested Bill Clinton because in 1993, he issued a series of executive orders and veto threats which overturned a number of pr...
Free research essays on topics related to: pro choice, pro life, form of birth control, physical pain, supreme court
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Infected Person
924 wordsA 05 - 16 - 97 Sexually Transmitted Diseases A major question facing many teenagers is whether or not to have sex. A result of having sex is contracting sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually transmitted diseases, or venereal diseases affect 10 to 12 million Americans each year. (Daugirdas 75) In the United States, sexually transmitted diseases strike an average of one person every 1. 5 seconds. (76) About half of STD patients are under the age of twenty-five. (Landers 45) Nearly 2. 5 million t...
Free research essays on topics related to: sexually, sexually transmitted diseases, transmitted, infected person, gonorrhea
Partial Birth Abortions Doesn T
565 wordsPartial-Birth Abortion I. Intro- In 1973, the Supreme Court handed down its Roe vs. Wade decision legalizing abortion in all fifty states during all nine months of pregnancy, for any reason, medical, social, or otherwise. Of the approximately 1. 5 million abortions performed each year, 93 % are done effectively. Most reasons are things such as the woman doesn t feel ready for a baby, can t afford one, or has broke up with her boyfriend. Recently, a procedure known as the partial-birth abortion h...
Free research essays on topics related to: partial birth abortions, abortion, abortions, doesn t, partial
Fallopian Tube Sperm Cells
344 wordsHuman in vitro fertilization is selection of embryos for the transfer to the uterus. The eggs are surgically removed from a womans ovaries and placed in a carefully prepared broth called human tubal fluid. Six hours later, the husbands sperm cells are added. The evidence of fertilization was detected approximately 16 hours later. Later on, the scientists select four embryos that are actively dividing and carefully inserts them into the womans uterus through her cervix. In another 10 days, a labo...
Free research essays on topics related to: fallopian tube, fallopian, egg, sperm cells, sperm
Low Birth Weight Developing Fetus
756 wordsPrenatal development is the period in development from conception to the onset of labor. Perinatal period is the period beginning about the seventh month of pregnancy and continuing until about four weeks after birth. Postnatal development is the period in development the follows directly after birth. The germinal stage is the stage lasting about ten -fourteen days following conception before the fertilized egg becomes implanted in the uterine wall. The embryonic stage is the stage in which majo...
Free research essays on topics related to: fetal, waste products, thirty five, developing fetus, low birth weight
Human Genome Project Restriction Enzymes
1,040 wordsThe? Thread of Life? , is deoxyribonucleic acid, also known as DNA. This molecule which is the bases of life, is spiral shaped and found in the nucleus of cells. DNA has the genetic code for bodies, controls development of embryo? s, and is able to repair damage caused to itself. All DNA molecules have linked units called nucleotides. These nucleotides have sub-units that have 5 carbon sugars that are called deoxyribose. DNA is composed of four bases called adenine, thymine, guanine, and cytosin...
Free research essays on topics related to: o j, human dna, restriction enzymes, human genome project, genetic information
Low Birth Weight High School Diploma
2,428 wordsThesis Teen Pregnancy Teen Pregnancy Thesis statement: Teenage pregnancy is a major concern in todays society; there are many ways to prevent teen pregnancy, many people to get advice from, and many decisions that a teen parent must make. Outline: I. Introduction II. Teenage Pregnancy A. Concerns about Teenage Pregnancy B. What helps prevent Teen Pregnancy C. Source of Advice and Support III. Stages of Pregnancy A. First Trimester B. Second Trimester C. Third Trimester IV. Challenges of Teenage ...
Free research essays on topics related to: low birth weight, high school diploma, mother or father, teenage mothers, teenage pregnancy