Dark Remedy: The Impact Of Thalidomide And Its Revival As A Vital Medicine
In this riveting medical detective story, Trent Stephens and Rock Brynner recount the history of thalidomide, from the epidemic of birth defects in the 1960's to the present day, as scientists work to create and test an alternative drug that captures thalidomide's curative properties without its cruel side effects. A parable about compassion-and the absence of it-Dark Remedy is a gripping account of thalidomide's extraordinary impact on the lives of individuals and nations over half a century.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - crashmyparty - LibraryThing
I know what you're thinking. You're thinking "Brit reads some really strange books". And yeah, I do, but this one is actually prescribed reading for my breadth subject Drugs That Shape Society. It's ... Read full review
DARK REMEDYUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Every once in a while a book on a specialized subject appears that every library should buy. This treatment of the notorious drug thalidomide is such a work. Stephens (anatomy and embryology, Idaho ... Read full review