Essays Tagged: "In vitro fertilisation"

The effects of tetracycline on chick embryos

none greatTHE EFFECTS OF TETRACYCLINEON GALLUS DOMESTICUSTRIMESTER 3Professor J. P. EllisT.A. Tom PinardBryan DumanskiMike HaleDean To ... July 15, 1996AbstractOur Embryology lab experiment was performed to observe the effects of tetracycline onthe development in chicken embryos, such as bone and beak growth. Five control andseven experi ... Five control andseven experimental eggs were used for the experiment. The five control eggs were notinjected with tetracycline, six of the experimental eggs were injected with 0.05 mg oftetracycline, ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Investigation of Reproduction and Development in Animals

Investigation of Reproduction and Development in AnimalsCycles, Conception and ContraceptionFertilit ... ction and Development in AnimalsCycles, Conception and ContraceptionFertility is the condition of being fertile. The aim of contraception is to inhibit fertility in individuals, hence, slowing populat ... contraception must operate: the menstrual cycle.What is the menstrual cycle? and what hormones are involved in controlling it?After puberty, the female produces an egg each month. Other changes take ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

[LEGAL STUDIES]Discuss the issues surrounding IVF surrogacy and cloning, showing both sides of the argument and also at the same time, give your opinion

IVF, surrogacy, cloning and genetic experimentation are reasonably recent ideas and technologies that can certainly be i ... mproved on and explored further. But is it really the path the human race wants to take? Children being born to one mother and taken care of by another? Two people exact copies of each other? Living b ... Living beings being altered from their natural form for the sake of our comfort and lifestyle? Raising our children in machines?We have put laws in place to control these matters and during this essa ...

(7 pages) 166 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Human infertility and the techniques used to solve the problem.

Human infertility and the techniques used to solve the problems."Infertility is defined as the inability t ... s defined as the inability to conceive pregnancy after a year of unprotected sexual relation or the inability to carry a pregnancy to term."IntroductionWhy do people desperately want to have children? ... esperately want to have children? There are many various reasons such as social/family pressure, an intensive desire to have their own genetic children and so on. This desire could turn into a depress ...

(8 pages) 131 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Feminist Analysis of In Vitro Fertilization .

In Vitro FertilizationIntroductionIn vitro fertilization was originally developed to enable women wh ... urgically removed. Her partner or donor then produces a sperm sample and the eggs and sperm are combined in a glass dish. If fertilization occurs, the resulting human embryos are inserted into the wom ... ilization occurs, the resulting human embryos are inserted into the woman's uterus. If they implant in the uterine wall, a pregnancy will begin. The woman will give birth nine months later if she does ...

(11 pages) 140 0 5.0 May/2003

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

Designer Babies Essay.

Genetic engineering is the alteration of genetic code by artificial means, and is therefore different from trad ... ion of genetic code by artificial means, and is therefore different from traditional selective breeding. Genetic engineering has given us the power to alter the very basis of life on earth. It therefo ... n us the power to alter the very basis of life on earth. It therefore has few limits-except our imagination, and our moral or ethical code. Genetic engineering has the power to change who we are. I am ...

(3 pages) 76 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Infertility and Religion

Science is advancing at a very speedy rate over the last few years. It has advanced so much that it can now produce b ... ears. It has advanced so much that it can now produce babies without making a couple to have sexual intercourse!!There are a lot of problems about infertility amongst women. About 20% of the women in ... women. About 20% of the women in the world are infertile or they can't have babies. This can result in a great depression or emotional disturbance amongst the infertile women.Science has now found a s ...

(6 pages) 53 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Economical Issues in Health Care

Economy plays a huge role in our everyday life and especially in health care industry. The modern medical markets have develop ... The modern medical markets have developed in such a way that any economical change will almost certainly effect middle and lower class population in the negative way. The increased availability of mor ... effective medical care programs have changed expectations about what physicians could do and highly increased the demand for medical services while simultaneously increasing the price of these service ...

(7 pages) 404 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Infertility in Men

Infertility affects one in every ten American couples. Cause of infertility includes a wide range of ... ity includes a wide range of physical as well as emotional factors. Approximately 30% to 40% of all infertility is due to the "male factor". The "female factor" is responsible for 40% to 50% of infert ... "male factor". The "female factor" is responsible for 40% to 50% of infertility of couples. The remaining 10% to 30% may be caused by contributing factors in both partners, or no cause can be identifi ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Infertility and Assisted Reproduction Technologies

"Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive pregnancy after a year of unprotected sexual rel ... cy after a year of unprotected sexual relation or the inability to carry a pregnancy to term." Becoming aware that having children will be difficult is a distressing event with a long-term impact on e ... fficult is a distressing event with a long-term impact on every infertile couple's relationship. An infertile person, it is likely to lose self-confidence, feel self-blame and guilty.There are several ...

(6 pages) 88 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Embryo Ownership: Men's and Women's Rights

mbryo Ownership: Men's and Women's RightsRecently, there has been much progress with the process of in vitro fertilization. Infertile couples are able to have kids, through therapy or through a surrog ... ids, through therapy or through a surrogate, and now through embryo implantation. This is a process in which both egg and sperm are taken from a man and a woman and the egg is then fertilized by the s ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

GENETICS. Definition, uses, disadvantages, advantages of selective breeding, genetic engineering, cloning and artificial insemination.

A) SELECTIVE (ARTIFICIAL BREEDING)Definition: Selective breeding is when the plants/animals from the existing stock that have the ... ting stock that have the characteristics they want are selected and are allowed to breed. The offspring will hopefully display the characteristics which are required. The best offspring are then bred ... til all offspring display the characteristics that are wanted. This leads to new breeds of animal being produced.Uses:* High yielding crops, such as wheat are produced by collecting the seeds from onl ...

(5 pages) 17006 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Designer Babies- Dare We Play God?

"How about this one?" women points to a baby profile on the screen. "Ugh. Its got my sea green eyes, but your sub-average i ... practice." It will be created to serve a pre-programmed purpose? It will be tailored like an inadequate garment to suit your needs? And it is to be your child? Such a scenario sounds as ... sounds as if it has been taken from a futuristic science-fiction horror plot, enough to make any loving parent convulse with disgust. But to society's dismay, the practice of designing children has al ...

(4 pages) 58 2 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Infertility and Egg Donation.

An infertile woman is unable to get pregnant and have children naturally. There are many reasons why a ... There are many reasons why a woman may be infertile. One reason is a woman's weight. The fat cells in your body absorb and slowly release the female hormone estrogen. Therefore, if a woman is obese, ... lease the female hormone estrogen. Therefore, if a woman is obese, she has a lot of estrogen stored in her body that is slowly and gradually released constantly in a random fashion from places other t ...

(11 pages) 45 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Cryopreservation

s an alternative medical process, for future reproduction of children, for men faced with life altering medical conditions. Cryopreservation is defined as the process of preserving embryos, sperm, or ... Cryopreservation is defined as the process of preserving embryos, sperm, or oocytes (eggs) by freezing. The process of cryopreservation is non-invasive and causes no harm or danger to the man. Everyd ...

(6 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Invitro Fertilization Report

Q1) The Process of In Vitro FertilizationThe term In Vitro Fertilisation refers to the process in which the fertilizati ... tro Fertilisation refers to the process in which the fertilization of an egg by a sperm takes place in a test tube as opposed to the mother's fallopian tube.There are six major steps involved in Vitro ... process. Before a couple can pursue this way of fertilization they must review any past medical and infertility history.1) Stimulating Egg DevelopmentThe mother begins by taking fertility medications ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cyborg M(others): Feminism and the New Reproductive Technologies

The technological regulation of bodies and the control of reproduction are central issues within the sociology of the body. The existence of such technologies has changed and transformed the way ... e of such technologies has changed and transformed the way we understand the physical body, and has in turn created spaces where new truths about the body have arisen. As such, the issues raised by re ...

(12 pages) 66 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Infertility- causes and treatments

Infertility is a fairly common problem for couples. It can be embarrassing, upsetting, depressing, a ... ommon problem for couples. It can be embarrassing, upsetting, depressing, and distressing. It is defined as the persistent inability to achieve conception and produce an offspring. Both males and fema ... ption and produce an offspring. Both males and females can be infertile. Infertility can be distressing to a couple, and even cause problems in their relationship. Fortunately, a great deal of informa ...

(3 pages) 109 1 3.7 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The Control Of Human Reproduction

From a moral and usually religious point of view, controlling human reproduction is seen as a deviation from procreation. Yet an extracti ... s a deviation from procreation. Yet an extraction from Henry Leese's "˜Human Reproduction and In Vitro Fertilisation' quotes from article 12 of The European Convention on Human Rights that "Men ... and women of a marriageable age have the right to marry and found a family"�. If some defect in either the man or woman causes them to be infertile and therefore prevents them from founding a f ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Designer Babies

The hypothesis of this paper is whether or not genetically engineered babies are acceptable for todays world and how they'll act on the baby. The first artificial ... t by 2003 the human Genome Project will have decoded all 3 billion of the chemical letters that are involved to form our 70,000 genes (Designer Babies 1998). With all human genes known it' only one mo ... gner Babies 1998). With all human genes known it' only one more step until scientists can safely begin altering the genes of babies. At first, when the scientists of gene therapy first began th ...

(1 pages) 13 0 1.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology