Thalidomide A Necessary Evil (1998)

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  • Country

    Great Britain

  • Year

    1998

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Synopsis

Report on the return to medical favour of the drug thalidomide, which caused severe birth deformities in thousands of children worldwide when it was prescribed in the early 1960s to combat morning sickness. It is now proving successful in treating conditions connected to leprosy, arthritis, skin ulcers, AIDS and cancer.

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