Dark Remedy: The Impact of Thalidomide and Its Revival as a Vital Medicine / Edition 1 by Trent Stephens, Rock Brynner | | 9780738205908 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Dark Remedy: The Impact of Thalidomide and Its Revival as a Vital Medicine / Edition 1

Dark Remedy: The Impact of Thalidomide and Its Revival as a Vital Medicine / Edition 1

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by Trent Stephens, Rock Brynner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0738205907

ISBN-13: 9780738205908

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Basic Books


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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738205908
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,106,214
Product dimensions:
5.26(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.34(d)

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