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Medicine: Estrogen and Alzheimer's Disease #173736

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 18, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: George Strait) Research findings that post-menopausal women using estrogen were less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease examined; diagrams shown. [Johns Hopkins Medical School Dr. Claudia KAWAS - comments on the role of estrogen.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Deborah Amos) A closer look at danger control for Alzheimer's patients examined; details given of the study done on the Catholic sisters of Notre Dame. [Alzheimer's researcher Dr. Anthony SNOWDON - outlines the approach to keeping the brain in shape.] The use of a cocktail of substances to protect the brain detailed. [Mt. Sinai Hospital Dr. Frederick SHERMAN - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Amos, Deborah;
Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George
Duration:
00:03:50

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