reproductive technologies

reproductive technologies

various technologies applied to pregnancy and childbirth. These fall into three main categories: managerial technology, which includes the medical management of pre-pregnancy, pregnancy and birth; contraceptive technology, which ranges from the non-interventionist diaphragm or condom to hormone suppressants, intrauterine devices, and sterilization; and conceptive technologies, which include artificial insemination, surrogacy, fertility drugs, embryo donation and storage, and in vitro fertilization. Feminists and medical sociologists have become increasingly interested in reproductive technologies on moral, medical and political grounds. At one extreme, Firestone (The Dialectic of Sex, 1971) has argued that the development of reproductive technologies are likely to liberate women from biological restrictions, whereas Mies and Shiva (Ecofeminism, 1993) condemn reproductive technology as sexist and racist exploitation. The latter argument views invasive technology as furthering a masculinist conception of science which shows little concern for ‘nature’ or for the choices of individuals, particularly women. Recent debates over ABORTION and the development of men's rights and foetal rights have, it is argued, further eroded the freedom of women to control their own bodies.
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Tribune News Network Doha ACADEMIC researchers and scholars from across the humanities and social sciences will gather on Georgetown University in Qatar's (GU-Q) Education City campus to take part in a conference to discuss family structure in the wake of the different applications of genetic and reproductive technologies. Open to the public, the conference will be held on October 7 and 8, 2018.
Academic researchers and scholars from across the humanities and social sciences are gathering at GU-Q's Education City campus, to partake in a conference, open to the public on October 7 th to discuss family structure in the wake of the different applications of genetic and reproductive technologies.
Washington DC, [USA] Sep 04 ( ANI ): Turns out, that children who are born with the help of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) are more vulnerable to developing arterial hypertension in their formative years.
Maryland Heights, MO, October 01, 2016 --(PR.com)-- According to a market research report Human Reproductive Technologies Market 2013-2020 published by iHealthcareAnalyst, Inc., the global human reproductive technologies market is estimated to reach USD 25.7 Billion in 2020, expanding at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2016 to 2020.
The developmental trauma and intra-psychic conflicts of individuals using reproductive technologies are ubiquitous, yet it has been neglected as a topic of special interest in our clinical work.
Titled "Structure of the Nuclear Family in the Wake of Genetic and Reproductive Technologies," the project aims to shed light on how new genetic and reproductive technologies pose considerable challenges to the established structure of Islamic regulations concerning the nuclear family, which covers the marital connection and lineage regulations.
Baker reported financial associations with Good Start Genetics, Ovuline, Roche, the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies, and Teva Pharmaceuticals.
"For radical feminists, then, the new reproductive technologies are particularly abhorrent for two reasons.
Summary: While reproductive technologies are becoming increasingly popular in Lebanon, couples seeking surrogacy arrangements are being forced to look abroad due to religious and legislative barriers, doctors say.

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