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  • As I look back, I realize that when I was 18 and working at Rusk, I did not fully fathom the extent of thalidomide's ravaging effects.

    Stephanie Gertler: Thalidomide: Curse or Cure?

  • Four decades ago, when thalidomide's awful effects were revealed, the drug was returned to the lab to be tested on pregnant animals for the first time.

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  • December 2, 1961, when thalidomide's licence was revoked, was not the end of the thalidomide story.

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  • A campaign has also been launched by disability rights campaigner Rosaleen Moriarty-Simmonds for a permanent memorial to all thalidomide's victims in the UK, including the 456 surviving adults.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • Last year, the British government officially apologized to people who were harmed by the drug, after earlier agreeing to pay out 20 million pounds $31 million to thalidomide's victims.

    The Seattle Times

  • More than 10,000 children in 46 countries were born with missing limbs and other deformities before thalidomide's manufacturers pulled it from the market.


  • And scientists had great confidence in thalidomide's safety.

    Wired Top Stories

  • Contempt-of-court rulings enabled Distillers to ban any reporting of thalidomide's scientific history.

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  • The negligence case they presented against thalidomide's promoters - the Distillers whisky combine - was crackpot science, easy for the defence to dismiss.

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  • Although thalidomide's terato - required only to show that the defendants bene - genicity affected only fetuses exposed during gesta - fi ted from a substantial share of the drug market, tion - the second generation - increasing evidence to shift the burden to the defendants to show that showed that DES could cause injury to third-gen - they did not produce the particular injuring eration plaintiffs, the grandchildren of the woman drug; 14 and (d) Hymowitz theory, where the who originally ingested the drug.

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