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>Is the orphan of "orphan drug" related to the parentless definition of orphan? I can stretch the two definitions together, but I am interested in a more definitive answer.
I seem to be impaled on the horns of a virtual prisoner's dilemna: should I cooperate by posting my opinion as a "service" to Brandon, or should I answer with a flippant YCLIU? (there was the third option of remaining silent in hopes that an expert in pharmacology law, or even a legislator, would eventually wander along and post a definitive reply; but I've blown that one).
anyway, my theory is that orphan drugs are so-named because of the neglect and abandonment they received due to perceived unprofitability. that's my theory and I'm sticking to it.
Entire Thread Subject Posted By Posted orphan michaelo 08/03/00 01:01 AM Re: orphan Jackie 08/03/00 01:44 AM Re: orphan michaelo 08/03/00 03:16 AM Re: orphan Jackie 08/03/00 12:30 PM Re: orphan william 08/03/00 02:14 PM Re: orphan Jackie 08/03/00 03:15 PM Re: orphan michaelo 08/04/00 04:04 AM Re: stupid jmh 08/04/00 07:25 AM Re: stupid Jackie 08/04/00 01:19 PM Re: orphan tsuwm 08/04/00 02:42 PM Re: orphan michaelo 08/04/00 10:09 PM Re: Belfast Fishwoman jmh 08/05/00 03:11 PM Re: Belfast Fishwoman william 08/05/00 06:06 PM Re: Belfast Fishwoman jmh 08/05/00 09:45 PM Re: Belfast Fishwoman Jackie 08/06/00 08:55 PM Re: orphan TEd Remington 08/06/00 04:00 PM Re: orphan Brandon 08/03/00 05:21 PM Re: orphan jmh 08/03/00 08:29 PM Re: orphan tsuwm 08/04/00 03:01 PM Re: orphan Jackie 08/05/00 12:23 AM Re: orphan jackiemw 08/03/00 02:29 PM
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