ASSISTED rEPRODUCTION
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...assisted reproduction and premature infants. It s that modern living standards and innovation have led to the availability of ideas such as assisted reproduction. It is notable that infertility is a depressing condition for couples and individuals who are suffering from the same. Ethical questions arouse, in this situation, because of the far reaching social, familial and personal implications. The first ethical concern related to aspect of intentions to assisted reproduction. Initially, assisted reproduction was for infertile couples and individuals. In the recent developments, individuals participate in surrogacy to preserve their body image... Surrogacy Task: This paper discusses the concepts of...
Ethical Issues of Assisted Reproduction
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...Assisted Reproduction of As in many other practices in the health profession, assisted reproduction is faced with many ethical challenges. Surrogacy, a core branch of the discipline of assisted reproduction, is an example of health issues faced with ethical challenges. Among the ethical issues of surrogacy is the exploitation of the poor who donate sperms and eggs for surrogate parents who have the wherewithal to have test tube babies and to determine the genetic make-up of these babies. The issue of premature babies has also been dodged by ethical questions on the need to save a life that would be marred suffering, illnesses, and handicaps. Importantly, the question of who should... ? Ethical Issues of...
Assisted Reproduction, Multiple Births, Discussion
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... Fertility clinics are specialized clinics which help couples conceive who for medical reasons cannot have children through regular conception. Infertility is defined in the medical dictionary as the inability to conceive a child by a healthy woman under the age of thirty five after twelve months of unprotected sex without any birth control or drug abuse. For a woman who is above thirty five years of age, it is normal for her to conceive after engaging in sex for six months, and if she does not that may be a sign of infertility. Fertility clinics are run and managed by doctors and help couples have their own child by in vitro fertilization or if the man has a low sperm count then the couple...
Surrogacy
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...assisted reproduction and premature infants. It s that modern living standards and innovation have led to the availability of ideas such as assisted reproduction. It is notable that infertility is a depressing condition for couples and individuals who are suffering from the same. Ethical questions arouse, in this situation, because of the far reaching social, familial and personal implications. The first ethical concern related to aspect of intentions to assisted reproduction. Initially, assisted reproduction was for infertile couples and individuals. In the recent developments, individuals participate in surrogacy to preserve their body image... ? Surrogacy Task: This paper discusses the concepts of...
Reproductive Rights (M3C) Ethics in Health Care
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...Reproductive Rights (M3C) Ethics in Health Care Institute Discuss whether the doctor was wrong to implant the embryos.  With the advancement of medical science many new techniques and methods have been introduced in this world and the technological advancements have achieved results beyond the human thinking. Cloning and assisted reproductive techniques serve as one such example. The first milestone in this field was achieved when the first cloned sheep Dolly was produced in the year 1997. Though Dolly was not able to survive for long but this invention led to the opening and creation of a new field. The techniques of...
Medic Law
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...assisted reproduction and embryos. To ensure its effectiveness assisted reproduction and any research associated with embryos should not only be left to be in control of the state but should be left in the hands of professionals and patients. They are in a position of balancing the interest of the society. Legislative framework should consider what to regulate in respect to potential benefit or potential harm. Despite the several scientific and technological developments and change in societal attitudes the embryo should be highly valued. Even if the has been challenged in the drafting... Medic law There are three main legal requirements that are used in making a valid consent or refusal of medical...
MPH503 - Infertility and Public Health Module 3 - SLP
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...assisted reproductive technologies (ART), to those under the group health benefit plan who are considered infertile... Introduction Infertility, or the inability to conceive after at least a year of regular and unprotected inter is an existing dilemma that is faced by millions of couples all over the world today affecting the reproductive health (Vayena, Rowe, & Griffin, 2002, p. xv). By the year 2007, the American Pregnancy Association projected that 6.1 million Americans were considered infertile including men and women of child-bearing age, whether married or not (“What is Infertility?,” 2007). As a result, many sectors in some chosen population, the government health-related agencies and other...
REPRODUCTION
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...Reproduction Reproduction is the natural process by which organisms generate new individuals of their own kind with an aim to perpetuate their species. Reproductive rights, legal rights and freedoms pertaining to reproduction and reproductive health, identification of individuals’ basic rights to make a decision liberally on the number, spacing and timing of their children. When a woman is pregnant, it illustrates a new life growing inside her womb thus; she bears ethical obligations to the fetus. This serves to limit pregnancy termination as a viable option by factoring the fetus’ individualism. When a...
Reproduction
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...Reproduction Reproduction Reproduction is an important process in any living things. It helps in sustaining life as well as perpetuating life. In human, the organs of male and female are responsible for this work. They help in sexual reproduction through creating, nourishing, and accommodating sex cells also known as gametes (Palladino, n.d.). The paper will focus on the process of spermatogenesis in the male’s testis as well as oogenesis in the female. The process of spermatogenesis is a complex thing that takes place in the male. The male reproductive system comprises of a complex interaction. It has gonads also known as testes, a chain of ducts that helps in transportation of spermatozoa... ...
Assisted suicide
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...Assisted Suicide: For the Right to End-of-Life Care.” Psychiatric Times 21.2 (2004): 1-5. Print. Foley, Kathleen M. and Hendin, Herbert. The Case Against Physician-Assisted Suicide: For the Right to End-of-Life Care. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 2002. Kelly, David F. Medical Care at the End of Life: A Catholic Perspective. Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print. “Patient Autonomy Definition.” MedicineNet.com. 14 Jun 2000. Web. 13 Nov 2009. Rogatz, Peter. “The Virtues of Physician-Assisted Suicide.” The Humanist Nov./Dec. 2001. Print. Wolf, Susan M. “Gender, Feminism, and Death:...
" LOVE" Ethical issues in reproductive
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...Reproduction This paper covers highly controversial ethical issues related to reproduction. In the past, when a woman was unable to have a child, the couple could find another woman for the husband to impregnate in order to have a child, or adopt a baby that was unwanted. However, with recent advancements in technology, infertile couples today have more options, such as assisted reproduction, surrogate parenting, or sperm and egg donation. It has become a reality for many infertile couples to have a child who is their natural descendent. With the creation of new technologies, couples who could not conceive now can but are faced with new ethical dilemmas such as deciding... Ethical Issues Related to...
Critically discussed the ethical, legal, and social issues arising from the use of assistef reproductive technologies
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...Assisted Reproductive Technologies Introduction Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) is a method of fertilization available to women who do not become pregnant even after undergoing several surgical and medical treatments. The process of ART include procedures that makes it possible to bypasses sexual intercourse in process of fertilization by having artificial insemination or fertilization of the oocytes in a controlled environment such as laboratory. ART is therefore a method for women to get pregnant through artificial or partially artificial processes and involves people who are infertile although fertile couples can also undergo the processes due to genetic, sex selection or health... ...
Subfertility
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...assisted reproduction and the various ethical issues associated with assisted reproduction. However, there were certain lapses and shortcomings in patient management which occurred in this case. Firstly, a further exploration of the family history and the past obstetric history (e.g... Running head: SUBFERTILITY Subfertility Halima Tabani [Institute's 12th May 2009 Subfertility Case History: a couple requestingassistance with secondary sub-fertility Demographics: Age of the female partner: 38 years Age of the male partner: 41 years Ethnicity: Asian Presenting complains: Inability to conceive despite regular unprotected intercourse since the last 6 years History of presenting illness: According to the co...
Legal Aspect of Transsexuals
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...assisted reproduction. Individuals with gender identity disorder exhibit the full range of social class, intellectual competence, sexual orientations, and mental stability or illness seen in the general population by Hoenig and Henna (1978). The issue in gender reassignment must not be allowed to be used as a factor relevant to ethical decision-making. Homosexual couples should be assessed using the same criteria as heterosexual couples within the overall constraint that the welfare... Legal Aspect of Transsexuals Yvonne L. Academia Research The laws on equal protection have seen the rise of sexual orientation issues and the rights of transsexuals and/or trans gender. In light of the struggles of these...
Reproductive/Skin Case Reviews
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...Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. Duckitt, K., & Collins, S. (2008). Menorrhagia. Clinical Evidence, 2008. DUHL, L. (2001). Handbook of religion and health. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 55, 688. Giudice, L. C. (2010). Endometriosis. The New England Journal of Medicine, 362... Reproductive/skin cases review Case Study A Menorrhagia refers to excessive flow and duration, even though the menstrual cycle has regular intervals. It is one of the most common gynecologic complaints in contemporary gynecology (Duckitt & Collins, 2008). Endometriosis is the existence of endometrial tissue on the external parts of the uterus. The endometrial tissue is trapped in the pelvic area and lower tum...
Accounting Assignment
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...Assisted Reproduction Techniques Management Challenges. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. Print.... Car buyer’s dilemma Processes in the buying of the car The buying of the car entails several processes carried out by the buyer and the one that sells it. The first step in buying is the consideration on the cost in which the car is sold. The payment should be considered such that the monthly car payment to the seller is not much. The seller can come up with different Honda Accord. The next step in the buying of the car is the selection of the preference in terms of color and other factors. The prices and reviews of the car makes the next step where there is need to negotiate the price in...
The Pros and Cons of Commercial Surrogacy
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...reproduction methods. To quote: “Means of assisted reproduction are also used frequently with couples who have difficulty conceiving or gestating a child, including women who have no uterus, have miscarried, or have conditions such as hypertension and diabetes that could be worsened by pregnancy. Surrogacy also affords parenting opportunities to women who suffer from illnesses, such as phenylketonuria (PKU), or HIV or AIDS that could damage the fetus either during gestation or the birthing process. Women now have the benefit of assistive techniques such as artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, cryopreservation... The Pros and Cons of Commercial Surrogacy: The advancement of technology in...
The Effect of Sildenafil on mouse oocyte development in vivo followed by in vitro culture until the blastocyst stage.
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...assisted reproduction technology (ART) since 1978, pregnancy rates have not yet reached the expected levels. Two of the most common problems in ART are poor ovarian response and implantation failure after ovarian stimulation and embryo transfer respectively. The use of Viagra for recreational use is well documented, and the drug is widely used by men to treat erectile dysfunction. However, prolonged use by men could cause infertility. In a research by David Glenn, who works with the Queens... after administration of sildenafil to female mice prior to conception and also to evaluate the consequences of sildenafil on embryonic development, by monitoring and assessing their development of until...
Embryo Glue (research evidence of clinical effectiveness, evaluate clinical service since introduced at the hospital (whether improved success rates, influence service provision) and then look at aspects of timing in lab model)......(Lab based Research)
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...assisted-reproduction/embryo-glue/2-150. Lubrizol 2006. Viscosity – Brookfield. Ohio: Lubrizol Advanced Material, Inc. Madani, T... Introduction EmbryoGlue is increasingly being used to improve the probability of embryo implantation after fertilisation. The product is especially popular where in vitro fertilisation (IVF) has been undertaken, since many cases that get IVF referral involve failure of the embryo to attach to the endometrium. Despite its growing popularity, various research studies have come up with differing opinions regarding the usefulness of the product in enhancing the rates of embryo attachment to the endometrium. For instance, Check et al. (2012) and Safari, Razi, Safari and Razi...
Acupuncture in Treating Infertility
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...Assisted Reproduction and Embryology, University of Hong Kong-Queen Mary Hospital. The results of this study cannot therefore be generalized to a larger population in Hong Kong and outside Hong Kong. Nevertheless, efforts to ensure generalizability was secured by the researchers when they applied randomized methods in designating the respondents to each treatment group. In a systematic review by Chang, Chung, and Rosenwaks (2002), the authors set out to assess existing... ?Acupuncture in Treating Infertility Purpose In vitro-fertilization (IVF) treatments cost thousands of dollars, and even then, their rate of success may be low. Several IVF treatments may be needed in order to ensure a successful...
Reproduction problems
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...Reproduction problems Case The patient has a deficiency in the enzyme 21B hydroxylase which is responsiblefor the biosynthesis of corticosteroids which include cortisol and aldosterone. The enzyme is found in the gene CYP21A2. The deficiency of this hormone ultimately affects adrenal glands and is of congenital etiology. This pathological defect is responsible for the cause of congenital adrenal hyperplasia. The disease is autosomal recessive and leads to the impairment of cortisol synthesis, which takes place in the cortex of the adrenal gland. In the case of this patient the deficiency of 21 Hydroxylase led to the over production of androgen in the adrenal gland, which caused virilence... ? [Teacher’s...
The effect of sildenafil on embryo development in vivo in mice
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...Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) was developed as a promising solution. The in virto fertilization (IVF) is a good example of ART. To increase the success rate of IVF, the clinical and laboratory procedures were enhanced in order to reduce the risk of side-effects on the part of thepatients (Gupta and Agarwa... ? The Effect of Sildenafil on Embryo Development In-Vivo in Mice ID Number & Total Number of Words: 1,005 Fertility problem is one of the major problems of couples in the United Kingdom. According to Gurunath et al. (2011), roughly 72.4 million people around the world and close to 15% of the couples in UK are facing infertility problems. To solve problems related to fertility problems,...
The effect of sildenafil on embryo development in vivo in mice
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...Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) was developed as a promising solution. The in virto fertilization (IVF) is a good example of ART. To increase the success rate of IVF, the clinical and laboratory procedures were enhanced in order to reduce the risk of side-effects on the part of thepatients (Gupta and Agarwa, 2010... The Effect of Sildenafil on Embryo Development In-Vivo in Mice ID Number & Total Number of Words: 1,005 Fertility problem is one of the major problems of couples in the United Kingdom. According to Gurunath et al. (2011), roughly 72.4 million people around the world and close to 15% of the couples in UK are facing infertility problems. To solve problems related to fertility problems, As...
Evaluating and reviewing current technologies within genetics and biotechnology
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...assisted reproduction where embryos are placed in the uterus of a female with the intention of establishing pregnancy (Thongphakdee et al, 2011). Biotechnologists have identified this procedure to be one of the best technologies in protecting species extinction. The primary demerit of embryo transfer is that it is not economically feasible in small-scale application; however, embryo transfer greatly contributes to genetic improvement in local breeds and restoration of endangered species (Klotzko, 2006). Embryo transfer is advantageous since it affords the possibility of producing a variety of progeny... ? Evaluating and reviewing current technologies within genetics and biotechnology Evaluating and...
Cellular Reproduction
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...Reproduction (http www.medicinenet.com/cancer/article.htm) Virtual Lab Week 4 Interphase Prophase Metaphase Anaphase Telophase Percentage Ofcells Dividing Percentage Of cells at Rest Normal Lung 4 1 Cancerous Lung 2 1 2 Normal Stomach 3 2 Cancerous Stomach 1 3 1 Normal Ovary 4 1 Cancerous Ovary 1 1 3 1. Based on your data and observations, what are some of the differences between normal cells and cancer cells? Cancer cells are known to display an uncontrolled and abnormal cell division, moreover the cells formed as a result of cell division exhibit characteristics that are weird as they have incredibly large or quite small nuclei or they possess anomalous quantity of chromosomes. They divide...
IN VITRO FERTILIZATION
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...assisted reproduction techniques, in vitro... ? In Vitro Fertilization In Vitro Fertilization Infertility is a very common complaint in the gynecological practice. This problem isknown to persist in one out of every seven couples. According to statistics, 6.1 million people suffer from the problem of infertility in the United States. According to the World Health Organization, “Infertility is the inability to conceive a child. A couple may be considered infertile if, after two years of regular sexual intercourse, without contraception, the woman has not become pregnant (and there is no other reason, such as breastfeeding or postpartum amenorrhea).” Infertility may be classified as either primary...
IN VITRO FERTILIZATION
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...assisted reproduction techniques, in vitro... In Vitro Fertilization In Vitro Fertilization Infertility is a very common complaint in the gynecological practice. This problem is known to persist in one out of every seven couples. According to statistics, 6.1 million people suffer from the problem of infertility in the United States. According to the World Health Organization, “Infertility is the inability to conceive a child. A couple may be considered infertile if, after two years of regular sexual intercourse, without contraception, the woman has not become pregnant (and there is no other reason, such as breastfeeding or postpartum amenorrhea).” Infertility may be classified as either primary...
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...assisted reproduction and Mitochondria replacements. Saulter argues that the current taboo... Mohannad Alsaikhan Prof. Frank Smith English W-131 03/09 The relationship between science and society has been one that is characterized by high friction. Every society is made up of beliefs and taboos that define what is moral and what is immoral in the society. Every society has cultures that they perceive superior than other cultures and are unchallengeable. Most societal values appear to be at risk of being phased out by scientific processes, thus objection by most people in the society. The idea of step up evolution has always been a centre of focus, with scientist advocating for the creation of...
Critically discussed the ethical, legal, and social issues arising from the use of assistef reproductive technologies
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...Assisted Reproductive Technologies Introduction Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) is a method of fertilization available to women who do not become pregnant even after undergoing several surgical and medical treatments. The process of ART include procedures that makes it possible to bypasses sexual intercourse in process of fertilization by having artificial insemination or fertilization of the oocytes in a controlled environment such as laboratory. ART is therefore a method for women to get pregnant through artificial or partially artificial processes and involves people who are infertile although fertile couples can also undergo the processes due to genetic, sex selection or health... ...
Amenorrhea
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...Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 27, 317–326. doi:10.1007/s10815-010-9404-9 Gordon, C. M. (2010). Clinical practice. Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea. The New England Journal of Medicine, 363, 365–371. doi:10.1056/NEJMcp0912024 Heiman, D. L. (2009). Amenorrhea. Primary Care, 36, 1–17, vii. doi:10.1016/j.pop.2008.10.005 Hirvonen, E. (1977). Etiology, clinical features and prognosis in secondary amenorrhea. International Journal of Fertility, 22, 69–76. Klein, D. A., & Poth, M. A. (2013). Amenorrhea: An approach to diagnosis... Amenorrhea Lecturer Introduction Menorrhea refers to the absence of menstrual flow, categorized into two types, secondary and primary amenorrhea. Primary amenorrhea will occur...
Hegemony, consent, civil society, common sense, habitus; reproduction; misrecognition; maintenance of capital
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...assisted the disclosure of the transformational potential of schooling2. Pierre Bourdieu, a university lecturer of sociology at Collège de France in Paris, underwent a double conversion from a pre-capitalist livelihood... Word count: 2275 Gramsci and Bourdieu Theories relevance to financial crisis Introduction The year 2008 marked failures in insurance firms and banking institutions developed countries across the globe. This initiated a monetary crisis that efficiently stopped worldwide credit markets, ending in the formation of an extraordinary intervention. Major economic analysts from these developed states were gathered to analyze the status of banks, insurance and other depository financial...
Benefits of stem cell research
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...assisted reproduction treatments for stem cell research is amply justified in the scientific quest to alleviate human suffering.  A second argument raised by opponents of stem cell research is that it may be the ‘slippery slope’ which leads to human cloning. This again is fallacious reasoning, as the therapeutic cloning used in stem cell research is a laboratory process to create embryonic stem cell lines and is completely different from the reproductive cloning in which a cloned product is implanted... ? Benefits of Stem Cell Research Stem cells are unspecialized cells which are capable of self-renewal and also of differentiation into specialized cells. Stem cell research holds the promise of making an...
Reproduction Of Poetry
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...Reproduction of Poetry Poetry utilizes the aesthetic qualities of human language, together with or instead of the notional and semantic content of language. It is considered an art form, as it involves literary or oral works, where language is utilized in a different manner as used in prose. In poetry, feelings and ideas are expressed through use of unique styles and rhythm. These and other characteristics of poetry make it qualify as an art form. There are other different art forms today, including painting and photography, among others. Art is faced with a myriad of challenges. However, the major challenge that has raised controversy is reproduction of...
Law and Ethics of Consent from Children in Medicine.
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...assisted reproduction. Where the child has been formally adopted, the adoptive parents are the child’s legal parents and automatically acquire parental responsibility. Where the child has been born as a result of assisted reproduction, there are rules under the Human Fertilization Embryology Act 1990 that determines the child’s legal parentage... 1 Law and Ethics Among Children in Medicine Concept of Informed Consent In law children are those under 18 years of age. When ever providing consent for medical treatment, according to the age of the child there is a variance of treatment. The Family Reform Act of 1969 provides that, ”the consent to treatment of a 16 or 17 year old is to be...
A written analysis of an ethical dilemma in health care ethics
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...Assisted Reproduction." Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics 12, no. 8 (September 1995): 484-490. Priory Lodge Education Ltd. Medical Ethics. 1994-2006. http://www.priory.com/ethics.htm#Relationships (accessed December 19, 2007).... 15 February [Research Paper Ethics have long been a source for discussion and debate among philosophers, sociologists, and civilians. Everyone seems to know what ethics are, but few can adequately define the term "ethics." This is due to the multitude of sources that ethics can be derived from, including religious beliefs, societal norms, upbringing and background, and personal experiences. Some businesses and organisations have begun to develop their own codes of...
Reproduction
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...Balanced hormonal activity is not only crucial for maintaining pregnancy but also affects labor and post-labor changes in the maternal body. The hormone-oxytocin plays a very important role during parturition and lactation. The role played by the hormone during birth is still controversial. Mammalian studies suggest that “neurohypophysical oxytocin plays a role in the expulsive phase” (Blanks & Thornton, 2003) and also initiates parturition. All throughout pregnancy, progesterone plays an important role in sustaining it; however at the end of pregnancy, maternal estrogen rises simultaneously along with progesterone level. Estrogen induces oxytocin receptors in the uterine musculature while...
Bioethics - A Primer for Christians, second edition by Gilbert Meilaender
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...assisted reproduction, abortion, gene therapy, genetic research, prenatal screening, suicide and euthanasia, organ donation, and research sensitive issues to humans. He is sensitive in providing not a minimalist, common denominator, public policy view, but one that is sensitive to the pro-life, Creator God who sustains all and will judge us at the end. The book is quite promising for the church-- both in individual Christians reading it, and also for Bible study groups. Although Meilanader's viewpoint may differ substantially from that of many evangelical Christians or Catholics, his application of Christian principles to bioethical questions... on the question...
A written analysis of an ethical dilemma in health care ethics
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...Assisted Reproduction." Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics 12, no. 8 (September 1995): 484-490. Priory Lodge Education Ltd. Medical Ethics. 1994-2006. http://www.priory.com/ethics.htm#Relationships (accessed December 19, 2007).... 25 August [Research Paper Ethics have long been a source for discussion and debate among philosophers, sociologists, and civilians. Everyone seems to know what ethics are, but few can adequately define the term “ethics.” This is due to the multitude of sources that ethics can be derived from, including religious beliefs, societal norms, upbringing and background, and personal experiences. Some businesses and organisations have begun to develop their own codes of...
Bioethics book report
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...assisted reproduction, abortion, gene therapy, genetic research, prenatal screening, suicide... Bioethics: A Primer for Christians, second edition by Gilbert Meilaender In the current age, with the rapid strides made in human reproductive technologies, cloning, organ transplants, contraceptive technologies, and abortifacients, it has become imperative to provide clear moral answers to these ethical questions that face medical science today. Gilbert Meinlaender’s Bioethics provides an ethic based on Christian principles, as he proceeds by looking at life essentially as a gift of God. Writing as a Christian and mainly for the Christians, Meilaender premeditates on the diverse ramification...
Assisted suicide
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...Assisted Suicide Introduction Assisted suicide is a leading communal health problem in different places over the world. Looking at the United States, thousands of people commit this crime, and so this is a public health predicament requiring attention. Evidently through different statistics, assisted suicide has been recorded as the third leading cause of death for teens between the ages of fifteen and twenty four. In order to examine assisted suicide accordingly, it will be worth taking a look at different theories such as differential association and self-derogation. By definition, differential association is a theory...
Assisted Suicide
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...ASSISTED SUICIDE School: Topic: Assisted Suicide Lecturer: presented: Introduction The term assisted suicide is commonly used to refer to a situation whereby a person suffering from a terminal illness is helped with the means to terminate his or her life in order to protect the patient from continued suffering (Sissela, 2005). It is a controversial action conducted by physicians especially due to the fact that it is widely believed that God is the only giver and taker of life and therefore, no human being has the authority over another’s life. Terminal illnesses are those infections that have no known cure and which can cause a lot of pain and financial losses if one is allowed to live... Running Head:...
Emotional experience
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...assisted human conception. Along with improvements in the areas of ovarian stimulation, embryo culture, and cryobiology, the discipline of assisted reproductive technology has witnessed the introduction of assisted fertilization through intracytoplasmic sperm injection, the development of techniques to remove and perform genetic analysis on polar bodies or blastomeres, and the enhancement of methods for assessing the viability of the developing conceptus (de... Relationship between IVF (in vitro Fertilisation) Treatment and Miscarriage in the United Kingdom: Focusing on the Emotional Experience Research Proposal Introduction The past three decades have witnessed significant advances in the field of assist...
Law and Ethics Among Children in Medicine
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...assisted reproduction. Where the child has been formally adopted, the adoptive parents are the child's legal parents and automatically acquire parental responsibility. Where the child has been born as a result of assisted reproduction, there are rules under the Human Fertilization Embryology Act 1990 that determines the child's legal... 1 Law and Ethics Among Children in Medicine Concept of Informed Consent In law children are those under 18 years of age. When ever providing consent for medical treatment, according to the age of the child there is a variance of treatment. The Family Reform Act of 1969 provides that, "the consent to treatment of a 16 or 17 year old is to be treated l...
Assisted Suicide
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...Assisted Suicide Definition Assisted suicide is a concept that is facing much controversy in legal and ethical terms (Weir vii). Patients who are suffering from terminal illness or unbearable pain ask their doctors to end their lives and relieve them of their suffering. This is called doctor-assisted suicide. Forman (7) writes that the concept of assisted suicide is common to euthanasia which literally means good death. He states that, “Assisted suicide, in which a doctor or a family member takes active steps to end another person’s life, is another form of euthanasia” (7). There is a thought that such a practice is a blessing for those who are suffering from endless pain... ?[Your full January 13,...
Assisted Migration
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...Assisted Migration Introduction and Thesis Assisted Migration refers to the concept through which scientists and environmentalists would move animal and other plant species from their current regions, to the areas where the environmental conditions are suitable for such species to thrive (Assisted Migration, 73). Assisted Migration is a modern concept of plant and animal preservation, which is contrary to the traditional environmental conservation concept, since it seeks to shift the species of organisms from their present habitats to others which are more favorable. The traditional environmental preservation concept...
Assisted Suicide
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...Assisted Suicide Assisted Suicide Introduction Death that is slow and extremely painful in nature is a misery that almost everyone experiences and every one wishes that no one should experience this kind of death. Those who favor assisted suicide claim that health care practitioners force painful death on those patients who do not wish to experience it. The question that supports the very foundation of assisted suicide is that how professionals of health care should should react if their patients are suffering from a disease that cannot be cured and if they want to take the easy route of assisted suicide?...
Assisted Suicide
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...ASSISTED SUICIDE Gregory Rodney loved life. But Gregory Rodney could not take in the pain anymore and now he wanted to die more than anything else. As a researcher, he had spent the previous thirty years studying the uses of X-rays, a factor that exposed him to his present problem. Now, his body was being tortured by skin cancer. He had lost his right arm, his nose, three fingers on his left arm and part of his jaw. The condition had also made him blind and it was getting worse with time. The once jovial man was now experiencing unrelenting pain that could not allow him rest. Doctor’s report that indicated he would live for another year made it even worse. Confined to his bed where... ? of affiliation:...
Assisted Suicide
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...Assisted Suicide and Number: of Paper: Assisted Suicide Submitted: Introduction Assisted suicide should be adopted as the best way of relieving patients of their suffering. It is indisputable that doctors try their best to treat patients by diagnosing and prescribing drugs but this does not always relieve the pain and suffering the patients, especially those with terminal illnesses such as cancer and diabetes among others, go through (Morrison, 2008). When one is suffering from a terminal illness, he knows that death is an eventuality and therefore, it becomes a question of when and not whether he will die. Everyone has the right to die with dignity and it is for this purpose... that they...
Assisted suicide
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...Assisted Suicide Assisted suicide takes place when an individual helps another person “voluntarily bring about his or her own death (Jamison 4).” Assisted suicide encompasses many aspects of aiding an individual in committing suicide, from buying the equipment or drugs required to physically helping the person end their life. While assisted suicide has similar characteristics to euthanasia and even physician-assisted suicide, what sets assisted suicide from the rest of these is that suicide is the result. The person wants to end their life. With euthanasia and...
Assisted Suicide
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...Assisted-Suicide The question of life is a very sensitive one, especially when it comes to the life of a loved one that when under jeopardy, makes you question every moral principle of yours. According to the article, the girl gives in to the pain of her father and supports the ideas of assisted suicide. Her father was diagnosed with a metastatic head and neck cancer, which with the passage of time worsened, until a time came when he was made to swallow food through the tube. The worst part was that the cancer began to grow, eventually spreading to the lungs, which made the situation even more painful for him. Tube feeding was the worst part and it started to torture him more... therefore he...
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