Thalidomide could soon be making a return, this time as a mouth ulcer treatment.

The drug that caused limb deformities in newborns and which single handedly changed the way pharmaceuticals are controlled, has been tested on AIDS patients.

Of the 29 patients with advanced HIV, 16 responded well to treatment, and their mouth ulcers cleared up. Quite what else it may have done remains to be seen.

What Doctors Don't Tell You Written by What Doctors Don't Tell You

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