oestrogen

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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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Many peer-reviewed studies report significant health problems can occur when synthetic chemicals having estrogenic activity (EA) are ingested that mimic or block actions of estrogens in the body.
In vitro data from 12 studies assessing estrogenicity provided strong evidence supporting the estrogenic responses observed in in vivo studies (Table 3), based on relevance of the end point to human health [e.
It too has estrogenic properties and is suspected of being a carcinogen.
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.
When you put estrogenic hormones into your body they are immediately accepted by your estrogen receptors.
Q: I've heard that resveratrol has estrogenic properties and that women with a history of estrogen-sensitive cancers shouldn't take it.
Company will continue to develop safer plastics free of estrogenic activity
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.
Atrazine has exhibited estrogenic effects in other species (SN: 11/2/02,p.