BIO 1230 Class Notes February 15-19
BIO 1230 Class Notes February 15-19 BIO 123
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Abby Joannes on Wednesday February 17, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to BIO 123 at Clemson University taught by Professor Minor in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 39 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Human Biology in Biology at Clemson University.
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BIO 123 Notes February 15-19 February 15, 2016: STDs • Oxytocin- hormone o Secreted by fetus to put mom into labor o Really strong uterine contractions o Other roles § Induction of labor • Pitocin if mom needs to be encouraged to go into labor § Human bonding- us and significant others, as well as our children § Warm, good feeling when you hug someone • The act of embracing is released § Pets o Also acts as neurotransmitter § When bonding with dog and best friend § Increased level of serotonin Refer to chart on Human Reproduction ppt § Bacterial infections- bacterial infects can be treated by penicillin (1942) o Chlamydia o Gonorrhea o Syphilis § Viral infections- no cures o Herpes § Periods of outbreaks, but can be passed along at any time § Drugs control the outbreak o Genital warts (HPV) § Vaccine prevents 4 strains and the cancers associated § Disease is painless, but obvious o AIDS and HIV § AIDs is the symptom cluster that happens when HIV takes out the t- cells § Parasite- can be cured o Trichomoniasis § Yeast infections o Easy to move around due to sexual practices, but sexually transmitted is not the only way it can be acquired o Treated with over-the-counter drugs o Significant cases can be orally medicated § South Carolina STD Profile o HIV cases § 60% of newly diagnosed cases of HIV are men having sex with men § Large proportion of black community o Adolescent health § 56.6% of high school seniors have had sexual intercourse o Syphilis § South Carolina is ranked 11 § Congenital syphilis can be treated and prevented o Chlamydia and Gonorrhea § 7among 50 February 17, 2016- CANCELLED CLASS February 19, 2016- CANCELLED CLASS