A Relationship in Adrenal Androgen Levels between Mothers and Their Children from a Dioxin-Exposed Region in Vietnam
Source: Science of the Total Environment, 2017
Author(s): Le Thai Anh, Teruhiko Kido, Seijiro Honma, Ho Dung Manh, Ikue Koike, Yuko Oyama, Hoang Duc Phuc, Rie Okamoto, Hideaki Nakagawa, Shoji F. Nakayama, Dang Duc Nhu, Nguyen Hung Minh, Ngo Van Toan, and Le Ke Son
Weapons, Waste, and Pollution
Over the past decades, southern Vietnam has been burdened by dioxins from contaminated herbicides sprayed during the Vietnam War. In a previous study, we found that dioxin exposure decreased levels of salivary dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), an adrenal androgen, in 3-year-old children. In present study, to assess the relationship between adrenal hormones...