Essays Tagged: "ovaries"

This essay is about Renal Autotransplantation and the affects it can have on a human body.

rea. In Kim's place she had both of her kidneys placed in the front side of her body underneath her ovaries. With this disease there is a lot of uncertainty. No effective theory has been reported and ...

(5 pages) 74 0 3.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Steroid and non-steroid hormones differ in how they affect target cells. Describe the mechanisms involved using specific examples of each. How is it that hormones affect some cells and not others?

omplex activates specific genes and cause those genes to be expressed. In the case of estrogen, the ovaries are stimulated to produce eggs.Non-steroid hormones, such as insulin, cannot diffuse through ...

(1 pages) 25050 2 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Feminist Analysis of In Vitro Fertilization .

ose fallopian tubes are blocked to bear children because IVF procedures bypass the tubes. A woman's ovaries are stimulated with strong fertility drugs to produce multiple eggs, which are surgically re ... eatments used in IVF vary from clinic to clinic. Some use Lupron injections to suppress the woman's ovaries. After this initial procedure, hyperstimulation drugs are given. These injections are done b ...

(11 pages) 140 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Human Female Reproductive Organs.

In the female reproductive system, ova are produced in the ovaries, two small organs set in the pelvic cavity below and to either side of the bellybutton. The ... e endometrium, undergoes changes as a result of the changing levels of the hormones secreted by the ovaries. The endometrium is thickest during the part of the menstrual cycle in which a fertilized ov ...

(2 pages) 67 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

World's First Test-tube Baby.

en, in the 1950s. At the same time Edwards was a student in zoology and was able to retrieve female ovaries and allowed the maturing of the oocytes. In 1963, he spent several months attempting to fert ...

(3 pages) 25 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Metastatic Uterine Cancer".

dder cancer. For women the figures are breast cancer, large bowel cancer, lung cancer and cancer of ovaries ( CANCERSome cancer may spread to different organs of the body ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Polycystic Ovarian Disease.

syndrome (PCOS) affects up to ten percent of all women, and its effects are extended far beyond the ovaries and the reproductive years (Polycystic 1). PCOS is not recognizable through any one symptom; ... yndrome? It is by definition a disorder affecting young women characterized by bilaterally enlarged ovaries with multiple cysts, chronic failure to release ova, secondary absent or scanty menstruation ...

(11 pages) 50 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Determining a childs sex

enital ridges have begun to form near the kidneys. These ridges (gonads) will transform into either ovaries or testes. Until the seventh week, the genital ridge is similar in both males and females. P ... they will differentiate into the uterus, the upper vagina and the oviducts, which will connect the ovaries to the uterus.

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Illegal Steroids

ith their menstrual cycles because steroids can disrupt the maturation and release of eggs from the ovaries. This disruption can cause long-term problems with fertility.Steroids taken for an extended ...

(2 pages) 39 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Health and medicine

cutive months , and no other biological or physiological reason is shown. Menopause occurs when the ovaries run out of eggs and decrease production of sex hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, and ... use can occur as early as when a women is in her 30's or as late asin her 60's. For unknown reasons ovaries gradually begin to change on hormone production during a women's mid 30's. In the women's la ...

(2 pages) 104 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Steriod use and effects on Athletes

d in women (Mishra, 1-2). Hormones that are produced by the testes and the adrenal gland in men and ovaries and adrenal gland in women contains certain kind of fat called steroids, natural ones, which ...

(14 pages) 202 1 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A concept for a 12-minute script.

awoken by a friendly doctor explaining the operation they performed and that they had to remove her ovaries. She is in distress but starts coming to terms with it.Mary is fetched, taken home by her mo ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Biology 10 Notes on DNA and Molecular Biology.

lting in genetically identical diploid cells (a clone).Meiosis: Sexual cell division in the gonads (ovaries or testes) resulting in haploid cells that each are samples of the parental genotype.Segrega ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Stomach Cancer

also may spread to distant organs, such as the lungs, the lymphnodes above the collar bone, and the ovaries. When stomach cancer spreads to an ovary, the tumor in the ovary is called a Krukenberg tumo ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

College essay describing my love for creating art

arries a small bright yellow and orange embryo with a heart tattoo within her bright pink womb. Her ovaries have become fruits. Her pelvic bone is bright orange which gradients to a lemon yellow. Her ...

(2 pages) 36 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Bone Growth

ly an epiphyseal line remains and bone will not grow in length. The growth of a bone depends on the ovaries and testes of someone. The Bone starts, as a Hyaline cartilage then will proceed to get hard ...

(1 pages) 1661 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Gender role

they have a different gonadal and genital. Men have penis and testes while women have clitoris and ovaries. And also there is evidence that there is a brain function difference. Women's brains have a ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Infertility and Egg Donation.

ody that is slowly and gradually released constantly in a random fashion from places other than her ovaries. At the time of menstruation she will not get as rapid and as high an increase in FSH (folli ... could unknowingly marry their genetic half-sibling some day, there are health risks as well. Their ovaries might be damaged by hyperstimulation, or they might experience kidney failure or heart troub ...

(11 pages) 45 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Struggle of Women in "The Handmaid's Tale"

r in the book is Offred, one of these unfortunate servants whose only right to exist depends on her ovaries' productivity. She lives with the Commander and his wife in a highly supervised centre.Unlik ...

(2 pages) 50 0 2.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Invitro Fertilization Report

ntThe mother begins by taking fertility medications to encourage the development of eggs within the ovaries. These medications stimulate several follicles to produce more than one egg so that there is ... d tests can lead to discomfort and bruising on the arm.* The fertility drugs can over-stimulate the ovaries resulting in pelvic discomfort.* There is a rare possibility of infection or injury to abdom ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology