Is this the worst disaster in Clinical Research (Drug)?

In the 1950s, thalidomide cut a wide swath of destruction across the world, leaving behind thousands of deformed infants, but that was only the beginning of the story. Thalidomide – known as Contergan in Germany – is still being used as a drug. This, even after the medication caused thousands of birth defects six decadesContinue reading “Is this the worst disaster in Clinical Research (Drug)?”

How the Pharmaceutical Industry became into existence?

The Birth of the Pharmaceutical Industry can be traced back to 1850 – 1875 where the first “authentic” drug was developed by extracting agents from plants. In those years, there were also developed the microbial theory of disease, medicines and homoeopathy patent and there heavy use of powerful purgatives and cathartics medicines. By 1875, theContinue reading “How the Pharmaceutical Industry became into existence?”