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Menopause and gynaecological disorders: a life course perspective

Rebecca Hardy and Diana Kuh

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the factors at each stage of life that affect timing of the menopause, common urogenital disorders and the decision to have a hysterectomy, and the level of symptomatology ... More


Traffic in “Embryo Babies”

Lynn M. Morgan

in Icons of Life: A Cultural History of Human Embryos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260436
eISBN:
9780520944725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260436.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter looks at the social and medical circumstances that generated a reliable supply of embryo specimens. It considers the health and welfare of pregnant women in early twentieth-century ... More


The Mississippi Appendectomy: Race and Reproductive Healthcare

Tina K. Sacks

in Invisible Visits: Black Middle-Class Women in the American Healthcare System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190840204
eISBN:
9780190840235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840204.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter begins with a discussion of the historical antecedents of reproductive healthcare for Black women in America, including an overview of the overuse of hysterectomies among Black women, ... More


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