“To Do No Harm”

A Book on DES and the dilemmas of Modern Medicine…

"To Do No Harm": a Book on DES and the Dilemmas of Modern Medicine... on FlickrIn this important book, Drs. Robert J. Apfel, Susan M. Fisher and Roberta J. Apfel demonstrate how explosive technological advances, physicians’ unconscious fantasies of heroism, and the urging of patients, among other factors, combined to produce the DES disaster-a massive tragedy that could occur again in any area of medicine.

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“Silent Thalidomide” in the UK

Thousands of Mothers and Daughters at Cancer Risk from Pregnancy Drugs

pregnant woman imageTwenty eight comments have been left since this article was published last year. They make an interesting read even though I find some of them quite upsetting … Feel free to click on the arrows to rate these comments.

Read “Silent Thalidomide” in UK: Thousands of Mothers and their Daughters at Risk of Cancer from anti-miscarriage Drugs they took Decades ago”
on the DailyMail, 23 January 2012.

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Top 5 Pharmaceutical Topics released for 2011 included Diethylstilbestrol

LawyersandSettlements.com Releases Its Top 10 Pharmaceutical Topics for 2011

LawyersandSettlements.com Top 10 Pharmaceutical Topics released for 2011SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2011: ” LawyersandSettlements.com, the premier publication for Online Legal Media, today released its list of the hottest consumer-related pharmaceutical legal news stories for its readership during the last year.

Diethylstilbestrol makes the Top 5 list of the hottest consumer-related pharmaceutical legal news stories.
The list was released by LawyersandSettlements.com, a publication for Online Legal Media. Are DES daughters being heard at last?

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Screening for DES Daughters – Exposed to DES? Get a Pap Smear!

Cervical and vaginal cancers are higher risk in women exposed to DES in utero. Read article Screening for DES Daughters

Exposed to DES?

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Selective Breeding… Do you know why our modern super Turkeys cannot mate?

Happy, super fat, unable to mate, freak of nature, turkey day

Selective Breeding... Do you know why our modern super Turkeys cannot mate?The farm-bred modern super-turkey is a delicious Frankenstein, an oversized man-made beast.

Farmers once used diethylstilbestrol (to help increase turkey’s general size and specifically breast muscles) which was eventually connected to a veritable smorgasbord of cancers and birth defects…

Read Despite Their Giant Breasts, Messed-Up Modern Turkeys Can’t Mate, by Sam McDougle, GENETIC ENGINEERING, 2011.

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DES Daughters, the Book, on Pinterest

Susan Bell is the author of “DES Daughters: Embodied Knowledge and the Transformation of Women’s Health Politics”

See the "DES Daughters" Book... by Susan Bell... on PinterestIn DES Daughters, Susan Bell recounts the experiences of this generation of “victims.” In moving, heartfelt narratives, she presents the voices of those women who developed cancer, those who were cancer-free but have concerns about becoming pregnant, and those who suffered other medical and/or reproductive difficulties.

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Yes, Drugs can make us sick! A Message of the Prevention Campaign of the French Ministry of Health

Health: Are drugs dangerous?

Health: Are drugs dangerous?

Yes, drugs can make us sick! This is the message of the new prevention campaign of the French Ministry of Health.

Here is the article in English
by Google Translate

History of the long-term Health Effects linked to prenatal Exposure to the DES Drug

History of the long-term Health Effects linked to prenatal Exposure to the DES DrugDr. Hoover describes the history of the long-term health effects linked to prenatal exposure to the DES drug.

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