Monthly Archives: February 2014

Victims start new thalidomide fight

The Sunday Times 23 February 2014 VICTIMS of a “forgotten thalidomide-style drug scandal” have begun a fresh attempt for compensation for serious birth defects linked to a pregnancy-test pill taken by 1.5m women. Some women given Primodos, a drug based on a super-strength version of hormones later used in the “morning-after” contraceptive pill, suffered instant […]

Have 800 women been killed by the Pill? The alarming dangers of taking so-called third generation contraceptives

The Daily Mail 12 February 2014 Nancy Berry died after taking Femodene Trudi Banning suffered a blood clot when she was 22 She had also been taking Femodene She survived but is now infertile Warns other women to be aware of the risks Campaigners calling on some Pills to be banned When Trudi Banning collapsed, […]