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Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome)

By: Grace Fitzgerald | Published: Aug 01, 2022

As of 2022, Trisomy 21 is the most common type of trisomy, or a condition where the person has three instead of the normal two copies of one of the…

Genetic DisordersGenetic disorders in childrenGenetic disorders in pregnancyGenetic disorders--DiagnosisDown syndrome

"Seventh Lambeth Conference, Resolutions 9-20" (1930) by the Anglican Communion

By: Molly Jacobson | Published: Jul 19, 2022

In 1930, bishops of the Anglican Church from various countries published resolutions from their seventh Lambeth Conference in England. The Lambeth…

LiteratureContraception--Religious aspectsContraception--Religious aspects--Protestant churchesContraception--Religious aspects--Anglican CommunionSubject headings--Contraception

“Female Ejaculation: A Case Study” (1981), by Frank Addiego, Edwin G. Belzer Jr., Jill Comolli, William Moger, John D. Perry, and Beverly Whipple

By: Baylee A. Edwards | Published: Jul 06, 2022

In 1981, Frank Addiego and colleagues published “Female Ejaculation: A Case Study” in The Journal of Sex Research. In the article, the authors find…

LiteratureEjaculationOrgasmFemale orgasmG spot

No-scalpel Vasectomy

By: Cole Nichols | Published: Jul 04, 2022

No-scalpel vasectomy, or NSV or keyhole vasectomy, is a surgical method of sterilization that involves puncturing the skin of the scrotum to access…

TechnologySterilizationVasectomyMale SterilizationFamily Planning

Merck & Company's Development of Gardasil

By: Maeen Arslan | Published: Jun 28, 2022

In 2006, the United States branch of Merck & Co. received FDA approval for Gardasil, a human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine that protects…

OrganizationCervix uteri--CancerPapillomavirusesVaccine mandatesMeasles vaccine

“HPV in the Etiology of Human Cancer” (2006) by Nubia Muñoz, Xavier Castellsagué, Amy Berrington de González, and Lutz Gissmann

By: Maeen Arslan | Published: Jun 21, 2022

In 2006, the article “HPV in the Etiology of Human Cancer,” hereafter “HPV and Etiology,” by Nubia Muñoz, Xavier Castellsagué, Amy Berrington de…

LiteraturePapillomavirusesCervix uteri--CancerVaccine mandatesMouth--Cancer

Mills v. Board of Education of District of Columbia (1972)

By: Nathaniel Ross | Published: Jun 14, 2022

In Mills v. Board of Education of District of Columbia (1972), the United States District Court for the District of Columbia held that students with…

LawSpecial EducationPeople with mental disabilitiesPeople with mental disabilities--Services forIntellectual Disability

Biological Sex and Gender in the United States

By: Risa Aria Schnebly | Published: Jun 13, 2022

In the United States, most people are assigned both a biological sex and gender at birth based on their chromosomes and reproductive organs. However…

GenderGender-nonconforming peopleGender transitionGender expressionGender Nonconformity

Harry Clay Sharp (1870-1940)

By: Cole Nichols | Published: Jun 08, 2022

Harry Clay Sharp was a surgeon who performed one of the first recorded vasectomies with the purpose of sterilizing a patient. Sterilization is the…

VasectomyEugenicsSterilizationFamily PlanningMale Sterilization

Harold Delf Gillies (1882-1960)

By: Riley McInnis | Published: May 31, 2022

Harold Delf Gillies performed one of the first sexual reassignment surgeries, termed gender affirmation surgeries as of 2022, on record in 1946 in…

PhalloplastyGender Reassignment SurgeryGender transitionSurgery, PlasticPedicle flaps (Surgery)

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