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By Kristin H. Lopez, Richard E. Jones

The fourth version of Human Reproductive Biology emphasizes the organic and biomedical facets of human copy, explains advances in reproductive technology and discusses the alternatives and matters of this present day. Generously illustrated in complete colour, the textual content offers present information regarding human reproductive anatomy and body structure. This expansive textual content covers the whole diversity of themes in human copy, from the biology of female and male structures to notion, being pregnant, hard work and beginning. It is going directly to conceal concerns in fertility and its keep watch over, inhabitants development and family members making plans, brought on abortion and sexually transmitted illnesses. this can be the precise ebook for classes on human reproductive biology, with bankruptcy introductions, sidebars on comparable subject matters, bankruptcy summaries and recommendations for extra reading.

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Covers the elemental technology of copy - endocrinology, anatomy, body structure, improvement, functionality and senescence of the reproductive procedure - in addition to utilized points together with birth control, infertility and illnesses of the reproductive system

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Insulin can increase the ovarian synthesis of androgens in women with PCOS. Women with PCOS are also often overweight or obese, and this increases the severity of PCOS symptoms. Considering this constellation of symptoms, it is not surprising that this condition is also associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. The links between insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and PCOS are not well understood, but the possible benefits of antidiabetic drugs are being evaluated in women with PCOS.

Also, the blood carries hormones to the alveolus that stimulate its secretion and cause contraction of the myoepithelial cells, leading to milk ejection. I. ADULT FEMALE AND MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS 42 2. THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM secreted in the breasts. It provides nutrients and protects the infant against certain infections, especially those of the digestive tract (see Chapter 12). Suckling Chapter 12 describes how suckling of the nipple maintains prolactin secretion, which causes milk secretion in previously primed mammary tissue.

The degree of prolapse can be anywhere from slight to a severe protrusion of the uterus from the vagina. In the latter case, surgery is required to correct the prolapse or remove the uterus. Flabbiness or overstretching of the pubococcygeus muscle can also lead to prolapse of the uterus and other pelvic organs. This muscle is a sling-like band of tissue that connects the pubic bone with the tail bone and forms the floor of the pelvic cavity. Thus, it supports the uterus, part of the vagina, urinary bladder, urethra, and rectum.

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