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Oct 20000: E.hormone Conference Summary

Chuck Miller rellim at tulane.edu
Mon Nov 6 15:47:31 EST 2000


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From: Wendy Hessler <whessler at glx.net>
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Subject: Oct 00: E.hormone Conference Summary


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> ENVIRONMENTAL ESTROGENS AND OTHER HORMONES
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> OCTOBER 2000 ­ E.HORMONE CONFERENCE SUMMARY
>
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> Environmental Estrogens and Other Hormones web site
> http://www.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/
>
> Environmental Concepts Made Easy web site
> http://www.som.tulane.edu/ecme/
>
> Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane and Xavier
> Universities
> http://www.som.tulane.edu/cbr
>
> Environmental hormone 2000
> http://e.hormone.tulane.edu
> ******************************************************
>
>
> o E.HORMONE 2000 CONFERENCE SUMMARIES   (Updated 11/1/00)
> (e.hormone 2000, October 15-18, New Orleans, LA)
>
> http://dev.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/sources/conference/reviews/
>
>
> Selected session summaries:
> http://dev.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/sources/conference/reviews/
> ehormone10_00.html
>
> -- Rising rates of male reproductive problems not random
>
> -- Hormones and genetics play roles in fibroid tumors
>
> -- Lasers treat fibroids without hysterectomy
>
> -- Mediterranean Sea swordfish, dolphins, whales contaminated
>
> -- TBT may act as neurotoxin to cause snail imposex
>
> -- Pharmaceuticals found in drinking water and wastewater
>
> -- Europe and US face different problems regulating meat hormones
>
> -- Orphan nuclear receptors next frontier in ED receptor research
>
> -- Exposing unborns to EEs may be reason for Norway¹s high
> testicular cancer rate
>
> -- Invertebrates/vertebrates differ in ED targets and affects
>
> -- Arguments for and against an all-encompassing ED theory
>
> -- Controlling DNA methylation could provide breast cancer
> treatment
>
> -- Newest discoveries about estrogen receptors alpha and beta
>
>
>
> Selected poster summaries from 37 posters presented:
> http://dev.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/sources/conference/reviews/
> ehormposter10_00.html
>
> -- EDs found in Japanese women¹s umbilical cord blood
>
> -- Pesticides raise incidence of infectious disease in Mexican
> children
>
> -- Corals can accumulate estrone from marine waters
>
> -- A newly found nuclear receptor protein in coral is similar to
> a vertebrate orphan receptor
>
> -- Insecticide can alter sexual reproduction in the invertebrate
> Daphnia
>
> -- Masculanized female mosquitofish are smaller, have fewer
> eggs/embryos
>
> -- The androgen androstenedione probably masculanizes female
> mosquitofish
>
> -- The androgen 17-alpha methyltestosterone also masculanizes
> female fish
>
> -- Alligator eggshells thicker in contaminated water
>
> -- Alligator blood hormone levels and sex ratios differ between
> sampling sites
>
> -- Everglade alligators have higher thyroxine blood levels
>
> -- Female alligators in a contaminated lake have smaller spleen
> and thymus
>
> -- Unaltered testosterone production in lab alligators suggests
> permanent, egg-related changes in wild animals
>
> -- DDT can produce estrogenic responses without using estrogen
> receptors
>
>
>
>
>
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