Woman's death linked to 'abortion pill'

Hughes, Sylvia
April 1991
New Scientist;4/20/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1765, p13
Reports on the controversy over the death of a woman following treatment with the abortion pill, RU486. Impact of the incident on efforts to make the drug commercially available; Comments of Etienne-Emile Beaulieu, inventor of the drug, on the effect of the woman's death on the market viability of the pill; Medical history of the woman who died following treatment with the abortion pill; Formulation of RU486.


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