what the eyes saw thalidomide

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Meet The Woman Who Saved Millions of Lives And Stopped An …

A High Standard. Kelsey’s critical eye saw the holes in the data “proving” that thalidomide was safe and effective, and she rejected the application.

Thalidomide tragedy, 1950s – ScienceDirect

· Today thalidomide is still used to treat a wide range of medical conditions, which include leprosy, multiple myeloma, and cancers, as well as Crohn’s disease, HIV, and others disorders (Lenz …

The Tragic History of Thalidomide and Phocomelia | Modern …

· Some also had deformed eyes or no ears, among other defects. Grunenthal, the company that marketed thalidomide, blamed the deformities on nuclear fallout and botched abortions. The company did not …

Frances Kelsey and Thalidomide: 5 Fast Facts | Heavy.com

· Thalidomide babies weren’t mentioned, by me or my mother, to anyone else for years to come. Dad had left our family and moved in with another woman a year earlier. I didn’t see or talk to him very often but even when I did I was reluctant to ask about thalidomide. Mom said his diabetes might have caused my birth defect and he felt bad about …

Secrets and Lies | US Thalidomide Survivors

· One of the most notorious episodes in pharmaceutical history, the thalidomide disaster saw more than 10,000 babies across the globe born with phocomelia, a rare congenital deformity in which limbs are underdeveloped or absent. Click to read more…

How Did Thalidomide Cause Birth Defects? Labmate Online

· In the late 1950s and 60s, thalidomide was used as a sedative and a medication to cope with morning sickness. Unfortunately, the pharmaceutical company covered up blatant safety concerns which resulted in thousands of deformed Thalidomide babies across the world.

Thalidomide Babies And The Company That Was Responsible …

· He just felt guilty every time he saw you, that a drug that was meant to do so much good could damage you like that. And he had been unable to prevent it.” Stephen McGann, who I had the pleasure of meeting at the Thalidomide Society AGM last year, plays his role as Dr Turner so well.

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Dr Turner’s Dilemma: Reflections of a Thalidomide Survivor …

Are there any thalidomide babies still alive? – Quora

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