Testosterone is the predominant male sex hormone that is produced by the testes beginning in the fetus' eighth week.
The ovaries are located in the pelvis, one each side of the uterus. Each of these female reproductive organs is the size and shape of an almond. During each monthly menstrual cycle, one ovary releases an egg. The egg travels through the fallopian tube to the uterus.
Oral cancer is a growth of malignant cells in any part of the oral cavity, which includes the lips, tongue, hard and soft palates, salivary glands, lining of the cheeks, floor of the mouth or under the tongue, gums, and teeth.
Human growth hormone is a protein secreted by the pituitary gland in the brain. Growth hormone, as the name implies, is essential for the growth and development of babies and children. However, growth hormone also plays a role in regulating various body functions in adults. Too much or too little growth hormone, therefore, can result in medical problems.
Genital warts are a sexually transmitted disease that appears externally on the genitalia, in the anal area, internally in the upper vagina or cervix, and in the male urethra.
Alzheimer's disease, which is named for the German physician who first identified it in 1906, is the most common form of dementia, accounting for 60 to 70% of cases. It is a progressive degenerative disorder of the brain and is characterized by a gradual deterioration of mental faculties caused by a loss of nerve cells and the connections between them. The disease is often accompanied by changes in behavior and personality.