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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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Le grand désordre hormonal, written by Corinne Lalo and published by Le Cherche Midi Editor

Le grand désordre hormonal : ce qui nous empoisonne à notre insu, by Corinne Lalo - Le Cherche Midi Editor

Endocrine disruptors are synthetic substances that have an effect similar to that of hormone derivatives. In particular, they induce hormonal disorders of sexuality in humans and animals.

Although it was defined in the Wingspread Declaration1 (United States) in 1991, the concept of "endocrine disruptors" can be dif...

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