diethylstilbesterol


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Synonyms for diethylstilbesterol

synthetic nonsteroid with the properties of estrogen

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Drug companies began to synthesize female hormones in the 1940's and 50's, starting with very powerful and dangerous estrogens such its diethylstilbesterol (DES), and over time have produced more effective, safer and lower potency estrogens and progestins, mainly for use in birth control.
Abbott Laboratories, the plaintiff's mother was administered the drug diethylstilbesterol (DES) during pregnancy.
women who are immunocompromised, infected with human immunodeficiency virus, or have history of prenatal exposure to diethylstilbesterol in utero).
Chemicals that are known endocrine disruptors include diethylstilbesterol (the drug DES), dioxin and dioxin like compounds, PCBs, DDT, and some other pesticides.
Scherr D, Pitts WR Jr, Vaughn ED Jr: Diethylstilbesterol revisited: androgen deprivation, osteoporosis and prostate cancer.
The trans configuration is virtually the only naturally occurring isomer, and is nearly identical to the synthetic estrogen diethylstilbesterol.
The claim that the hormones do pose health risks may be based on an experience with a synthetic estrogen called diethylstilbesterol (DES).
Twenty-eight (53%) of the 53 patients had received prior treatment with ketoconazole and/or diethylstilbesterol and 44 patients (83%) had received prior treatment with chemotherapy, with 28 patients (53%) having received two or more prior chemotherapy regimens before entering the trial.
Comparison of multiple assays for kinetic detection of apoptosis in thymocytes exposed to dexamethasone or diethylstilbesterol.