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Thalidomide - Wikipedia

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Thalidomide, sold under the brand name 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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Born Without Arms or Legs: The Secret Legacy of Thalidomide | The ...

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Aug 21, 2014 ... Before the birth of the concept of “diversity” came the birth of a legion of Baby Boom children like us. We were labeled “Thalidomide Babies.

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 ...

Thalidomide: MedlinePlus Drug Information

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Aug 15, 2013 ... Thalidomide: learn about side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more on MedlinePlus.

Thalidomide and lenalidomide | March of Dimes

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Thalidomide and lenalidomide are medicines used to treat certain cancers and diseases. If you're pregnant or could become pregnant, DON'T take them.

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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 ...

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: The Tragedy of Birth Defects and the Effective ...

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Apr 19, 2011 ... Abstract. Thalidomide was a widely used drug in the late 1950s and early 1960s for the treatment of nausea in pregnant women. It became ...