Endocrine Disruptors: Bisphenol and Its Relation to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Authors

  • 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

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3823/2177

Keywords:

Endocrine disruptors, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Endocrinology

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.

Author Biography

Hermes Melo Teixeira Batista, Faculdade de Medicina do ABC Hospital Regional do Cariri

departamento de escrita científica da FMABC

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Published

2016-11-09

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Endocrinology

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