Thalidomide sold under the brand names Immunoprin, among others, is an
immunomodulatory drug and the prototype of the thalidomide class of drugs.
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Nov 3, 2011 ... The so-called Thalidomide babies have hit 50 and many face rising bills to help
them cope with increasing immobility.
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 ...
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 ...
Jan 11, 2015 ... Thalidomide was first developed by a German pharmaceutical company called
Grünenthal in Stolberg near Aachen. The company secured its ...
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 ...