French Research identified Molecular Mechanism underlying many of the Harmful Effects of DES on Male Mice

Disrupting Male FertilityThe sexual function of male rodents can be impaired by in utero and/or neonatal exposure to external molecules that disrupt normal hormone functioning, giving rise to concerns that low-level exposure to such molecules might cause similar effects in humans. Examples of such molecules include the synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen DES Diethylstilbestrol, Journal of a DES Daughter logo, which was used as a treatment for various diseases until the mid 1990s, and BPA, which is found, among other places, in some plastic containers. “

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