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Thalidomide

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Thalidomide sold under the brand names Immunoprin, among others, is an immunomodulatory drug and the prototype of the thalidomide class of drugs. Today ...

The Canadian Tragedy - Thalidomide

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Thalidomide was synthesized in West Germany in 1954<sup>1</sup> by Chemie Grünenthal. It was marketed (available to patients) from October 1, 1957 (West Germany) ...

The Death and Afterlife of Thalidomide - The New York Times

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Sep 23, 2013 ... This Retro Report video revisits the horrors that followed use of thalidomide by pregnant women in the 1950s and the drug's startling ...

Thalidomide - Science Museum

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The thalidomide disaster is one of the darkest episodes in pharmaceutical research history. The drug was marketed as a mild sleeping pill safe even for ...

The Thalidomide Tragedy: Lessons for Drug Safety and Regulation ...

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Jul 28, 2009 ... Many children in the 1960's, like the kindergartner pictured above, were born with phocomelia as a side effect of the drug thalidomide, resulting ...

What's happened to Thalidomide babies? - BBC News - BBC.com

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Nov 3, 2011 ... The so-called Thalidomide babies have hit 50 and many face rising bills to help them cope with increasing immobility.

Call The Midwife's Dr Turner tackles Thalidomide drug scandal

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Jan 8, 2016 ... Call The Midwife has been able to depict the thalidomide scandal, thanks in part to advances in digital technology that allow a limbless baby to ...

Call the Midwife: Thalidomide survivors on their quality of life and ...

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Jan 17, 2016 ... The BBC1 show has begun delving into the dark history of the disabling drug thalidomide. Here, real-life survivors talk about living life to the full ...

History of Thalidomide - News Medical

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Jan 11, 2015 ... Thalidomide was first developed by a German pharmaceutical company called Grünenthal in Stolberg near Aachen. The company secured its ...

Thalidomide Drug Crisis 1960s - All Americans Will Pull Together ...

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Jan 12, 2016 ... Over 10,000 children were born with thalidomide related birth defects throughout the world. Thanks to the work of Dr. Kelsey, fewer than 100 ...

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Recognition of Thalidomide Defects - Thalidomide

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Thalidomide caused a wide variety of birth defects, not one of which was unique to that drug. Nevertheless, the nature and pattern of the defects are, in most ...

Thalidomide scandal: 60-year timeline | Society | The Guardian

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Sep 1, 2012 ... Thalidomide was used in the late 1950s and early 1960s to combat morning sickness, but led to children being born without limbs. Now its ...

Thalidomide: MedlinePlus Drug Information

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Thalidomide must not be taken by women who are pregnant or who could become pregnant while taking this medication. Even a single dose of thalidomide  ...