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Prenatal diethylstilbestrol exposure and risk of diabetes, gallbladder disease, and pancreatic disorders and malignancies

Effects of in utero diethylstilbestrol exposure on the pancreas

DES (diethylstilbestrol) is a synthetic estrogen and notorious endocrine disruptor synthesized in 1938 by a group of English scientists led by E.C. Dodds. It has been marketed in many countries by different pharmaceutical companies, mainly to prevent miscarriage and prematurity risks in pregnant women.

In France, DES was prescribed und...

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Portrait of depressed and sick man suffering from psychosis illness or mental disorder - DES (diethylstilbestrol ) exposure and psychiatric disorder, autism Asperger

Exposure to Diethylstilbestrol: mental illness and neurodevelopmental disorders in descendants

In France, diethylstilbestrol (DES) was prescribed to approximately 200,000 pregnant women between 1948 (sometimes before) and its ban in 1977 (sometimes after), under the brand names Distilbène®, Stilboestrol-Borne® and Furostilboestrol®, to prevent miscarriages and premature births.

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