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Synonyms for oestrogen

a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics

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Vitellogenin induction is used as a biomarker in assessing endocrine disruption in aquatic environment, particularly by estrogenic compounds (Matozzo et al.
It too has estrogenic properties and is suspected of being a carcinogen.
Estrogenic chemicals found in many common products have been linked to a litany of problems in humans and animals.
We make our bath and body products from pure, organic ingredients, and without any estrogenic or potentially harmful ingredients that may present a threat to women's health.
The specialized yeast, which change color in the presence of estrogen-like compounds, revealed estrogenic activity in seven of the nine plastic bottles (and both cardboard samples), compared with just three of the nine glass ones.
The researchers examined the factors conditioning environmental exposure, and a correlation was found between anthropometric and socio-demographic factors, health status, lifestyle and working conditions, and the total estrogenic burden.
corylifolia has shown to have potent estrogenic activity and its seeds might be a useful treatment for bone fractures, osteomalacia, and osteoporosis (Zhang et al.
The presence of Vtg in the blood of males or sexually immature individuals is a useful biomarker of exposure to estrogenic chemicals.
Most food contains soy, one of the most estrogenic foodstuffs (Yes, soy is unhealthy).
Q: I've heard that resveratrol has estrogenic properties and that women with a history of estrogen-sensitive cancers shouldn't take it.
5) While a 1998 study found that the most potent paraben, butylparaben, had an estrogenic activity 10,000 to 100,000 fold less activity than endogenous estradiol.
Moreover, it is probable that this estrogenic contamination originates from plastic food packaging materials because mineral water bottled in PET and Tetra Pak is more estrogenic than water bottled in glass.
SAN ANTONIO -- Many breast cancer survivors take herbal supplements having estrogenic properties that lower their sex hormone levels, according to an interim report from the Health, Eating, Activity, and Lifestyle (HEAL) study.
The book promotes the inclusion of anti-estrogenic foods such as citrus fruits and fatty fish in your diet and the moderation of such estrogenic foods as soy milk, licorice and hops.