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des

and dec (dis)
n. December. (Securities markets. Futures and options trading.) The bean futures for des fell out of bed yesterday. Sell the aks and buy the des.
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Mothers who took DES have a moderate increase in the risk of breast cancer.
In daughters, DES exposure could cause a rare cancer of the vagina, the finding that led the FDA to issue the warning.
While DES is no longer prescribed, DES-like drugs, such as tamoxifen, are now used to treat cancers and other illnesses.
We kept pulling up papers describing the effects of DES, either in humans or in mice.
With the IVIS measurements, we observed a difference between DES and EP in the kinetics of inducing luciferase activity (Figure 3).
1999; Takahashi and Oishi 2000), other embryos were isolated 8 hr after exposure to 100 and 1,000 [micro]g/kg BPA, EP, and DES or oil.
However, "we found no evidence that DES impairs male fertility," the researchers said--at least as measured by length of time to conception, age at fathering first child, average number of children, whether a man had ever fathered a child, and sexual function.
While we don't know the current sperm characteristics of these men," Wilcox notes, "it is possible DES affected sperm and did not affect fertility.
However, Reinisch and Sanders believe that exposure to DES in the womb does--in a very subtle way -- change the way men approach certain tasks, especially spatial tasks.
DES was part of a team led by SENES Consultants Limited to assist ,in the preparation of the Phase 1 study,.