Hormones are secreted by glands in the endocrine system. They are involved in puberty, regulating the menstrual cycle, contraception and fertility treatments.
Which of these hormones is produced in the ovaries?
Follicle stimulating hormone
How long does the menstrual cycle take?
Which of these changes does not happen to boys during puberty?
Hips become wider
Body becomes more muscular
What do oestrogen and progesterone do in the menstrual cycle?
They stimulate the release of the egg
They are involved in egg maturation in the ovaries
They are involved in maintaining the uterus lining
Which of these is a barrier form of contraception?
Which of these is a non-hormonal form of contraception?
How do fertility drugs help women become pregnant in the natural way?
Oestrogen is given to the patient
Testosterone is given to the patient
FSH and LH are given to the patient
Why are embryos allowed to develop before they are implanted into the uterus in IVF?
To check their early development
To increase the number of eggs
To make sure the sperm develop correctly outside the body
Why can't everyone have IVF on the NHS?
Because the NHS is underfunded
There are treatment guidelines and you have to qualify for it
People have to pay for it on the NHS
Why are people concerned about designer babies?
In case we lose genetic variation and all look the same
People might be able to choose the characteristics of their babies
In case we slow down evolution