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German thalidomide inventor issues first apology in 50 years for thousands of lives ruined, but offers no compensation to victims

9/13/2012 - Victims of a morning sickness drug that was on the market for just a few years back in the late 1950s before being quickly recalled for its deadly side-effects are outraged after the drug's maker recently issued a formal apology for the tragedies caused by the drug, but failed to offer the drug's victims...

Deadly thalidomide STILL being used as chemo drug despite deformed babies and horrific birth defects

9/10/2012 - It has been more than 50 years now since German drug giant Grunenthal unleashed for medical use the infamous horror drug known as thalidomide in 1957. The controversial morning sickness medication was quickly withdrawn worldwide in 1961 after it was discovered that thousands of babies whose mothers...

50 years too late... thalidomide drug maker issues an 'apology' to victims

9/4/2012 - Remember thalidomide, developed for morning sickness and prescribed to pregnant women in the 1950s and 1960s? The aftermath of this Big Pharma fiasco left around 10,000 reported babies born with malformed limbs and missing arms or legs. Victims of thalidomide defects said that a recent apology from...

Pregnant women were used as human guinea pigs in thalidomide trials

8/2/2012 - Newly uncovered documents reveal that pregnant Australian women were used as guinea pigs for the morning sickness drug thalidomide in a series of clinical tests some 50 years ago that left a number of children with substantial birth defects. The 1960 Australian trials were the first for the thalidomide...

Australian woman wins multi-million dollar payout from Thalidomide drug distributor Diageo

7/23/2012 - A woman in Australia won a multi-million dollar settlement recently from a British Big Pharma firm, Diageo Plc., a local distributor for the drug Thalidomide, which caused birth defects in thousands of babies around the world in the 1960s, according to her attorneys. Lynette Rowe, 50, was born without...

Birth defects - could Epilim be the new Thalidomide?

5/22/2012 - After the scandal of Thalidomide, it was said that important lessons were learned, and that it should never happen again. Now it comes to light that another set of drugs are causing birth defects, and have been since the seventies. Thalidomide was a "calming" drug used in the fifties to treat morning...

Spanish Thalidomide Babies Still Receive No Compensation from Company or Government

5/8/2009 - More than 40 years after the morning sickness drug thalidomide was pulled from the market for causing birth defects, Spanish victims of the drug have yet to receive a cent of compensation from either their government, which approved the drug, or from the company that made and marketed it. Sold in...

Big Pharma's Thalidomide Drug was Actually Developed as Nazi Chemical Weapon (Today It's Used as Chemotherapy)

4/15/2009 - The notorious drug thalidomide, which produced birth defects in the children of women who were prescribed it as a treatment for morning sickness, appears to have been developed by Nazi concentration camp doctors as a nerve gas antidote. "It is now appearing increasingly likely that thalidomide was...

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