if the egg us fertilized, the new formation, 'the zygote” will remain in fallopian tube for about 72 hours
zygote: union of 46 chromosomes:
23 from sperm
23 for ovum
blastocyst implants on endometrium about 6 days after zygote has formed
about 6 days after conception, the blastocyst will implant in uterus
about 48 hours after implantation, the blastocyst will produce Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
when the blastocyst reaches 70-100 cells, it becomes an embryo
Role of the corpus luteum if there is conception
Guttmacher Institute Abortion Worldwide (2009
“global gag rule”/Mexico City Policy
1984 President Reagan signed it
1993 clinton rescinded it
2001 bush reinstated it
2008 obama rescinded it
This policy did not decrease the number of unwanted pregnancies or UA.
NGOs receiving money from USAID cannot use ANY funding (including non-USAID money) to provide abortion-related services, including referrals to abortion providers. If they do so, all of their USAID funding can be pulled. This rule is currently not in effect.
medicalization of menopause (ERT & HRT)
2000 largest double blind clinical trial done HRT and ERT by the WHI
anti-depressants for menopause
Early stages of BC
Differences/similarities in incidence for different categories of women
not a diagnosis test but it analyzes fluid that comes from nipple
detects some abnormalities that might tell us about well being of breast. Is it in good health?
Recommendations of the USPSTF before November 2009
Recommendations of the USPSTF after November 2009
types of Gyno cancer (ECOV)
28,000 women die from it
Upstream & Downstream model of Public Health for Women’s Health.
health → risk factors → disease → death
go upstream to find root of problem