” Prenatal exposure to the once-popular synthetic estrogen drug DES caused a wide variety of developmental disturbances, including urogenital abnormalities, birth defects, infertility, altered gender behavior and identification, autoimmune diseases, psychiatric problems, vaginal cancer, cervical cancer, and breast cancer. Damage is now also confirmed in the grandchildren of the women who took the drugs. Though autism per se is not connected with this particular drug, the DES story provides an illustration of unforeseen multigenerational epigenetic impacts of synthetic hormone exposure. ”
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