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Old 02-16-2011, 01:10 PM   #1
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Sterility in frogs caused by environmental pharmaceutical progestogens, study finds

Frogs appear to be very sensitive to progestogens, a kind of pharmaceutical that is released into the environment. Female tadpoles that swim in water containing a specific progestogen, levonorgestrel, are subject to abnormal ovarian and oviduct development, resulting in adult sterility, according to new research.



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