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News with tag "neurodevelopmental disorders"

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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Exposure to Diethylstilbestrol (DES) linked to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Third Generation

Diethylstilbestrol (or DES – a commonly used abbreviation) is a well-known endocrine disruptor. In France, it has been marketed under the brand names Distilbène®, Stilboestrol-Borne® and Furostilboestrol®.

It was mainly prescribed to pregnant women between 1948 and 1977, where it was banned. Its main indication...

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