diethylstilbestrol


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  • noun

Synonyms for diethylstilbestrol

a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry

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Diethylstilbestrol (DES) was the first orally active synthetic estrogen, and its use was intended to facilitate placental steroidogenesis and reduce the risk of spontaneous abortion or preterm parturition in pregnant women (Marselos and Tomatis 1992a, 1992b).
1981), Developmental Effects of Diethylstilbestrol (Des) in Pregnancy, New York: Thieme-Stratton.
In-utero exposure to diethylstilbestrol was associated with a high lifetime risk of a broad spectrum of adverse outcomes in a follow-up study of patients now in their 40s, 50s, and 60s.
Washington, Sept 06 (ANI): Daughters of women who took a synthetic estrogen called diethylstilbestrol (DES) while pregnant decades ago are now facing a greater chance of being infertile and developing cancer, according to a large study by the National Cancer Institute in the United States.
McCarthy's mother if she was given diethylstilbestrol, a synthetic form of estrogen, more commonly known as DES, while pregnant.
transplant recipients or women with HIV) and those who were exposed to diethylstilbestrol (DES) in utero also have a higher risk of developing cervical cancer.
Women aged 30 or older who have had three consecutive normal results can be screened every 3 years if they have no history of cervical intraepithelial neoplasm (CIN) 2 or 3, HIV, immunocompromise, or in utero exposure to diethylstilbestrol.
Tiny Tabs are available exclusively from Wedgewood Pharmacy in frequently prescribed veterinary medications including Diethylstilbestrol (DES), often prescribed to treat urinary incontinence in spayed female dogs; Atenolol, often prescribed to control the heart rate of dogs and cats; Cisapride, often prescribed to treat gastric disorders in dogs and cats; and Metronidazole, often prescribed to treat protozoal and bacterial infections in dogs and cats.
Medical research indicates that daughters of women who took the drug diethylstilbestrol (DES) anytime from 1938 to 1971 to prevent miscarriage have an increased risk of developing this disease.
In the 1970s diethylstilbestrol (DES), an estrogen prescribed to pregnant women from the 1930s to the '70s to prevent miscarriage, was found to increase the risk of vaginal cancers in the women's daughters.
The theory, published in the British Medical Journal, blames the amount of diethylstilbestrol they experienced in the womb.
Consider the synthetic estrogen called diethylstilbestrol (DES).
The synthetic hormone, diethylstilbestrol (DES) was withdrawn in the 1970s when it was found to be associated with vaginal cancer and fertility disorders among the women who took it.
A New York trial court judge has ruled lead paint manufacturers can be found liable under market share liability based on an opinion that initially used the legal theory in a suit against manufacturers of the drug diethylstilbestrol (DES).
The use of high-dose estrogen preparations (ethinyl estradiol (2), conjugated estrogens (3) or diethylstilbestrol (4) ) was at one time common.