Endocrine Disruptors: Bisphenol and Its Relation to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

  • Watrusy Lima de Oliveira
  • Ruth Figueiredo de Araujo
  • Mariana Carleial Feijó de Sá
  • Gabriel Pinheiro Machado
  • Moisés Martins Araújo
  • Gabriel Pereira Bernardo
  • Italo Cordeiro Moreira
  • Hermes Melo Teixeira Batista Faculdade de Medicina do ABC Hospital Regional do Cariri
  • Sérgio de Araújo
  • Pedro Antônio Gomes Maciel

Abstract

Endocrine disruptors is an issue with great importance toxicological. Among them, there is bisphenol A (BPA) and its possible contributing towards the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Animal studies and cross-sectional models in humans demonstrate the harmful effects from exposure to BPA and drive the need to seek environmentally safe and healthy alternative to the use of BPA.

Published
Nov 9, 2016
How to Cite
LIMA DE OLIVEIRA, Watrusy et al. Endocrine Disruptors: Bisphenol and Its Relation to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, nov. 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1805>. Date accessed: 18 nov. 2017. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/2177.
Section
Endocrinology

Keywords

Endocrine disruptors, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Endocrinology

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