Navigation Links
Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
Date:5/26/2010

BPA, DES affected offspring of pregnant mice, researchers found

WEDNESDAY, May 26 (HealthDay News) -- The children of women who are exposed to certain industrial chemicals while pregnant are at an increased risk for developing breast cancer as adults, a new animal study suggests.

The chemicals -- bisphenol-A (BPA) and diethylstilbestrol (DES) -- are primarily produced for industrial manufacturing purposes, and are known for interfering with hormonal and metabolic processes, while disturbing neurological and immune function, among both people and animals.

"BPA is a weak estrogen and DES is a strong estrogen, yet our study shows both have a profound effect on gene expression in the mammary gland [breast] throughout life," study author Dr. Hugh Taylor, from the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, said in a news release from the Endocrine Society.

"All estrogens, even 'weak' ones, can alter the development of the breast and ultimately place adult women who were exposed to them prenatally at risk of breast cancer," he added.

The findings will be published in the June issue of Hormones & Cancer, the journal of the Endocrine Society.

The authors draw their conclusions from work with pregnant mice who were exposed to both BPA and DES. Once reaching adulthood, the offspring were found to produce higher than normal levels of a protein involved in gene regulation, called EZH2.

Above-normal EZH2 levels have previously been linked to a higher risk for breast cancer, the research team noted.

"We have demonstrated a novel mechanism by which endocrine-disrupting chemicals regulate developmental programming in the breast," said Taylor. "This study generates important safety concerns about exposures to environmental endocrine disruptors such as BPA and suggests a potential need to monitor women exposed to these chemicals for the development of breast lesions as adults."
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Mount Sinai finds prenatal exposure to certain chemicals affects childhood neurodevelopment
2. Prenatal exposure to flame-retardant compounds affects neurodevelopment of young children
3. Good Parenting Triumphs Over Prenatal Stress
4. UM School of Medicine finds prenatal cocaine exposure not severely damaging to growth, learning
5. HAPPYBABY Unveils Partners Prenatal Instructional Yoga DVD
6. Prenatal Stress May Boost Babys Asthma Risk
7. Prenatal Healthcare Providers Inconsistent In Weight Gain Counseling
8. Exposure to prenatal smoking may lead to psychiatric problems
9. Babies Responses to Prenatal Stress Differ by Gender
10. Prenatal exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals linked to breast cancer
11. Lead Exposure May Contribute to ADHD
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2015)... 2015 "I wanted to live ... a healthful juice that contained essential vitamins, minerals ... "It increases my energy, improves skin elasticity and ... developed Tapp's Juice to contain fruits, vegetables and ... physical and mental fatigue. It features a great ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... 18, 2015 Insuranceautoquote.info has released a ... auto insurance quotes . , Clients can review ... website. The online environment provides important advantages for clients ... , Drivers who do not have coverage for their ... any season, day or hour. Many agencies offer important ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... Lower-auto-insurance.com has released a new blog post explaining how ... , Drivers can find accurate information about various ... brokerage website can help drivers compare the newest and ... The whole process is designed to be convenient, free ... insurance quotes is advantageous because it allows clients to ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... 18, 2015 Thousand of DePuy Pinnacle ... of individuals who were allegedly harmed by a metal-on-metal ... forward in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of ... Court has amended an earlier Case Management Order to ... things, the new amendment permits the claims of up ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... More than 2000 styles of newly designed prom dresses ... store carrying celebrity inspired special occasion dresses. With the ... dresses for their prom. For those who are still ... would be an ideal choice. , "We have ... by the most loved styles seen at this years ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Clients Can Review Car Insurance Quotes Online To Find Low Cost Offers! 2Health News:Auto Insurance Quotes Can Provide Accurate Results! 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits: Federal Litigation Amends Case Management Order to Allow for Joinder of Unrelated Claims 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits: Federal Litigation Amends Case Management Order to Allow for Joinder of Unrelated Claims 3Health News:Prom Dresses 2015 on Sale at TheCelebrityDresses.com 2
... , ... Pacific Dental Services (PDS) participated in the ... awareness about the importance of oral health. Forty PDS-affiliated offices – ... schools, churches and homeless shelters – provided a day of free ...
... Utah study emphasizes need for unused pills to be tossed out, ... people who illegally use or abuse opioid painkillers such as Oxycontin ... had a prescription, a new report shows. , In the study, ... almost 2 percent of respondents said they had taken an opioid ...
... wartime camaraderie extend far beyond the battlefield, a new UCLA ... Veterans who served in military units characterized by a strong ... die of a stroke or heart condition than veterans from ... "On the battlefield, you,d expect your buddy to have ...
... ... that provide customized allergy information to its users. MyPollen automatically provides users with allergy ... track of their allergy symptoms. , ... (Vocus) February 18, 2010 -- Pollen.com , the most visited ...
... ... Physicians Health Choice exceeded its Annual Enrollment Period sales goals. , ... San Antonio, TX (Vocus) February 18, ... for their affordable health plans and pro-active approach to wellness — is celebrating a ...
... , ... Recently, the Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) were announced by the program’s ... projects that incorporate innovative technologies into their operations to yield top quality products. ... facilities. , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Pacific Dental Services Gives Smiles to More Than 400 Children 2Health News:Pacific Dental Services Gives Smiles to More Than 400 Children 3Health News:Oxycontin Abusers Often Rely on 'Leftover' Meds From Friends 2Health News:Oxycontin Abusers Often Rely on 'Leftover' Meds From Friends 3Health News:Battlefield camaraderie yields long-term dividends for veterans, study finds 2Health News:Battlefield camaraderie yields long-term dividends for veterans, study finds 3Health News:Battlefield camaraderie yields long-term dividends for veterans, study finds 4Health News:Pollen.com Launches Features to Customize Allergy Information - ,Top Allergy Web Site Provides ZIP-specific Allergy Information and Diary to Track Symptoms 2Health News:Pollen.com Launches Features to Customize Allergy Information - ,Top Allergy Web Site Provides ZIP-specific Allergy Information and Diary to Track Symptoms 3Health News:Pollen.com Launches Features to Customize Allergy Information - ,Top Allergy Web Site Provides ZIP-specific Allergy Information and Diary to Track Symptoms 4Health News:Top-Rated Medicare Advantage Plan Reaches 27,000-Member Milestone 2Health News:Awards Strengthen Stonhard's Reputation for High-Performing Floors in the World's Most Prominent Pharmaceutical Facilities 2
(Date:4/17/2015)... Apr. 17, 2015 Research and Markets ... "ADME-Toxicology Testing - Global Strategic Business Report" ... the worldwide markets for ADME-Toxicology Testing in US$ Million ... and ADME Testing. The report provides separate ... , Japan , Europe ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5hkm2f/medical_oxygen ) has ... - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their ... for Medical Oxygen Systems in US$ Thousands by the ... & Regulators, and Oxygen Conserving Devices. The report provides ... , Japan , ...
(Date:4/17/2015)...   IBA Molecular, a global leader in ... it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its ... to Illinois Health and Science (IHS). Under IHS ownership, IBAM ... headquartered in Dulles, Virginia , and ... product and footprint synergies. IBA Molecular is jointly owned ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ADME-Toxicology Testing (In-Vivo, & In-Vitro) Market - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: Pharma Industry Renews Focus on Cost Optimization 2Medical Oxygen Systems - 2015 Global Strategic Business Report Featuring Leading Players, Caire, Invacare & Philips Respironics 2Health Care System to Acquire IBA Molecular North America 2Health Care System to Acquire IBA Molecular North America 3
... Dec. 6, 2010 Fuisz Pharma today released photos of ... exam in the case of a patient abusing an opioid, ... included in the tablet creates easily visible, long lasting but ... common method of opioid abuse. The photos are taken at ...
... DETROIT, Dec. 6, 2010 Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. (NYSE ... from Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ("Sun") and Sun Pharma Global, ... Sun, Sun Global, and/or one or more of their affiliates ... stock not held by Sun or Sun Global for a ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Fuisz Pharma Releases Clinical Photos of Its Opioid Abuse Detection System 2Caraco Receives Sun Pharma Proposal to Purchase All Outstanding Shares 2Caraco Receives Sun Pharma Proposal to Purchase All Outstanding Shares 3
Used for pediatric urethral dilation. The dilators have a closed, rounded, 20 angled tip. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
... Used for stone manipulation and removal in the ... basket to retain its shape following extreme torsion. ... capture by allowing the basket to open at ... stone. The tipless design reduces the likelihood of ...
... for soft-tissue repair, including, ... paravaginal repairs, such as ... Surgisis® ES is designed ... for intraoperative applications. Supplied ...
... temporary suprapubic urinary diversion and drainage. The ... The access sheath is left in place ... is introduced, the access sheath is removed ... is included for external catheter retention. Supplied ...
Medicine Products: