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Canadian scientist Frances Kelsey, who spurred FDA reforms, turns 100
Seen here receiving an award from President John F. Kennedy, Frances Kelsey, who turned 100 on July 24, 2014, was instrumental in stopping the deadly drug known as Thalidomide from entering the U.S. market.
Mechanism of action of thalidomide elucidated
Scientists led by Nicolas ThomA at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have clarified the workings of thalidomide at the molecular level.
Reports from Pusan National University Hospital Advance Knowledge in...
Editor at Biotech Week -- Fresh data on Stem Cell Research are presented in a new report.
"Unarmed But Dangerous " Motivational Speaker Tawana Williams Comes to Bay Area
Williams was born without arms and impaired use of her legs due to the drug Thalidomide, which was given to her mother before Williams was born.
Tuesday, June 25th Commentary
You really have to wonder about what goes on at Health Canada...especially when you hear this first story emerging from an investigation by the Toronto Star.