Gynecology

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Sex Preselection For many years, mankind has wondered how to choose the sex of a child before its birth for which countless myths, folk remedies, and magic potions have been offered as a solution. None of these methods were based on scientific evidence. However, in recent years gender selection has been made possible through advances such as preimplantation genetic diagnosis using biopsy methods combined with in vitro fertilization and sperm separation using flow cytometry techniques (Reub

Canada s healthcare system has been the envy of many western industrialized countries for years. England s Prime Minister Winston Churchill inspired it in 1948 when he said: The discoveries of healing science must be the inheritance of all [ ] Disease must be attacked whether it occurs in the poorest or the richest man or woman, simply on the ground that it is the enemy [ ] Our policy is to create a national health service in order to secure that everybody in the country, irrespective of mea

Human Milk vs. Cow's Milk TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Benefits and disadvantages for the infant Breast feeding and the Law Conclusion Bibliography INTRODUCTION Breast feeding in public not too many years ago was considered a taboo. It was unthinkable to breast feed your child in public. Times have changed and so has our understanding on breast feeding. It is no longer a lifestyle choice for women, but a health choice. Some women chose to bottle-feed their children while some insist

BREASTFEEDING - NATURE'S WAY OF SPACING BABIES? Introduction The fertility regulating effect of breastfeeding has been known for underestimated. This has been due mostly to the lack of knowledge of the events associated with breastfeeding that determine its contraceptive effect. It is now known that breastfeeding per se is not a particularly effective or reliable means of contraception. On the other hand, the period of amenorrhea associated with breastfeeding, commonly referred to as

Mommy's Milk or Mommy's Money I watch as a young woman sits peacefully in the local park with her newly born infant in her arms. She casually unbuttons her shirt and reveals her breast, while gently urging the baby to nurse. At the same time two women walk by and are seemingly shocked at the "barbaric" display they had just witnessed. Saying such things as " I would never do that in public" as the other woman replies "Yeah, that's what bottles are for." Little do these women know that thi

Post-mastectomy breast reconstruction is not a simple procedure. Reconstruction of a breast is done when the natural breast has to be removed due to cancer or other diseases. Breast removal is referred to as mastectomy. The best candidates are women whose cancer has been eliminated by breast removal. Women with other health conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure or smoking, may be advised to wait. Surgeons are now able to create a breast that can come close to looking like a

In the 1970’s women began to look for different options other than padding their bra to get a more voluptuous look. The 70’s were an age of a new form of cosmetic surgery called breast implants. These implants became a popular alternative to padding. Serious side effects can result in implants and women should be well aware of these health risks before making a final decision. When you first look into breast implants they appear rather harmless, just a new way to gain fuller brea

Gonorrhea We chose the bacterial disease gonorrhea. We were not able to find when the disease was discovered or who discovered it. Gonorrhea is a bacterial disease that is an infection caused by gonoccocus bacteria. This bacteria is round shaped and can live only in dark, warm, moist places. These places would include; inside your body, cervix, penis, throat, and rectum. It usually involves the urethra in males, and vagina, cervix, and fallopian tubes in females. For 2-9 days

Female Gable Figure (Dilukai), 19th- early 20th century; Belauan Wood, paint, Kaolin (Chinese Clay) The piece of work I selected caught my attention as soon as I set eyes on it. It is “Female Gable Figure (Dilukai)” a 25 2/3-inch high wooden figure of a nude woman with her legs straddled. The piece seemed to be very crudely done. It appeared to be chiseled, very abstracted and very unrealistic. Her hair appears to be in a bun, her face has no expression. The arms that le

Peter. Schlong. Richard. Big Jim. Are any of these words more than mildly offensive? My contention is that, although they aren't a part of my regular speech, they are only mildly unpleasant, if at all. Some forms of the word "penis" even evoke a sense of power. A man's worth is sometimes said to be measured by the girth of his package. In relation to the previously started discussion, does the word "vagina" roll off one's back as easily? The common answer would be no. Forms o