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Russian doll (matriochka) - D.E.S Exposure - The Diethylstilbestrol Legacy

Prenatal DES exposure also induces malformations of the external genitalia in the third generation

Diethylstilbestrol, known as DES – marketed in France under the brand names Distilbène® and Stilboestrol-Borne®, is one of the most well studied endocrine disruptor to date. It is a nonsteroidal synthetic estrogen, teratogenic, carcinogenic and genotoxic.

Heralded as a medical miracle for preventing miscarriage and...

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Spinner - ADHD - attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder - diethylstilbestrol - consequences of DES - diethylstilbestrol

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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Language lateralization and handedness in women prenatally exposed to diethylstilbestrol (DES) - Poll for DES Daughters (diethylstilbestrol): left-handed or right-handed?

Language lateralization and handedness in women prenatally exposed to diethylstilbestrol (DES)

The human brain is structurally and functionally asymmetrical and lateralized. It is divided into two halves called hemispheres. The two hemispheres have they own distinct functions that work in a different and complementary way, fascinating property of human brain.

Studies have reported that brain asymmetries would optim...

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