Scots academic probes Nazi links to Thalidomide
Like thousands of women, Steven Sinclair's mother took Thalidomide to ease morning sickness.
"She was suffering very badly with morning sickness," he said.
"They called the family doctor and he gave her three pills out of his bag. They didn't make much difference and she didn't bother asking for more.
"Three pills, and she's lived with the guilt all these years."
This weekend marks 50 years since Thalidomide was withdrawn from sale, 12 days after two doctors voiced suspicions that the drug was to blame for a spate of deformities....
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