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Medicine: Alzheimer’s Disease #1026602

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) An experimental drug called IVIG that has been shown to halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease featured; animation shown of how the drug’s antibodies attack Amyloid; details given about the cost. [Patient Joice WILLIAMS†† and husband Sterling WILLIAMS††- comment.] [Weill Cornell Medical College Dr. Norman RELKIN††- says if it points the way to a less expensive and move available treatment we’ll be winning the battle against the disease.] The tests for finding high risk patients early on discussed.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
LaPook, Jon
Duration:
00:02:40

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