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  1. photo New science proves turmeric does what chemotherapy can't: Kill multiple myeloma cellsNew science proves turmeric does what chemotherapy can't: Kill multiple myeloma cellsNews
    University (VCU) in Richmond recently found that, when combined with molecules from the anti-nausea drug thalidomide, turmeric, the active ingredient of which is commonly known as curcumin, is capableRead more
  2. photo Hops compounds have potential to treat diabetes, cancer: researchHops compounds have potential to treat diabetes, cancer: researchNews
    research to target specific health issues.Kaminsky expressed this importance by referring to the thalidomide incident, where thalidomide was found to be safe for a pregnant woman's morning sicknessRead more
  3. photo Singapore: No birth defects linked to mothers diagnosed with ZikaSingapore: No birth defects linked to mothers diagnosed with ZikaNews
    citizens with a chemical larvicide – not by Zika-carrying mosquitoes. "What we're seeing with the brain deformations of children, in other words, is more like the history of thalidomide, a prescriptionRead more
  4. photo FDA issues warning after Kim Kardashian illegally promotes pregnancy drug feared to cause birth defectsFDA issues warning after Kim Kardashian illegally promotes pregnancy drug feared to cause birth defectsNews
    in 1983. In 1962, it was revealed that thalidomide, a drug marketed as a morning sickness drug safe for pregnant women, caused severe birth defects. In the following decades, women became rightfullyRead more
  5. photo Golden Rice fairy tale nothing more than biotech industry GMO propagandaGolden Rice fairy tale nothing more than biotech industry GMO propagandaNews
    corporate claims like, "Tobacco is good for you, DDT is harmless, Agent Orange is harmless and Thalidomide is great for pregnant women!" And hey, maybe chemotherapy enhances brain function and mercuryRead more
  6. photo 14-year-old teen GMO activist schools ignorant TV host on human rights, food labeling14-year-old teen GMO activist schools ignorant TV host on human rights, food labelingNews
    of technologies that were widely believed to be safe when they were first rolled out: thalidomide, DDT, nuclear power plants, the agricultural policies that caused the Dust Bowl, etc.Risk #3) Ecosystem devastationRead more
  7. photo Top 6 medical scandals the U.S. Government hopes you either already forgot or never even knew about in the first placeTop 6 medical scandals the U.S. Government hopes you either already forgot or never even knew about in the first placeNews
    thalidomide is still being used as chemotherapy drug, even though it causes deformations and horrific birth defects in babies. When enough is enough, it's time to change the way you address your health; it'sRead more
  8. Label GMOs Texas: grassroots campaign for food transparency launched in the Lone Star StateNews
    and full of "scientists" who are fully capable of going on television and swearing with a straight face, "These chemicals are harmless." (That's the same thing they said about Thalidomide, Agent Orange, DDTRead more
  9. photo The Agricultural Holocaust explained: the 10 worst ways GMOs threaten humanity and our natural worldThe Agricultural Holocaust explained: the 10 worst ways GMOs threaten humanity and our natural worldNews
    future plant generations but begin to show a completely unintended physiological trait that scientists never intended? You bet it is. From Thalidomide to Fukushima, the world is full of examplesRead more
  10. photo Science for sale: The true history of silencing whistleblowers with corporate scienceScience for sale: The true history of silencing whistleblowers with corporate scienceNews
    is filled with factual accounts of scientists causing mass death and suffering due to the same kind of stupefying arrogance we now see in the biotech industry. The history of thalidomide is just one exampleRead more

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Thalidomide

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Thalidomide (/θəˈlɪdəmaɪd/; from phthalimido-glutarimide, currently sold as Immunoprin, Talidex, Talizer, or Thalomid) is an immunomodulatory drug and the prototype of the thalidomide class of drugs.Today, thalidomide is sold by Celgene, mainly as a treatment of certain cancers (multiple myeloma) and of a complication of leprosy.Thalidomide was first marketed in 1957 in West Germany under the...More