CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 23, 1982
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(Studio) Robert Browning quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(No location given) Efforts of victims and families to cope with Alzheimer's disease examined; disease's impact on victims described. [George JARRIS - recalls grandson.] [Augusta HAHN - notes husband's inability to care for self.] No. afflicted with Alzheimer's disease, incl. Rita Hayworth, noted; scenes from film shown courtesy Columbia Pictures. [Dr. Robert TERRY - cites expense of home care for victims.] Photos of Alzheimer's-stricken brain shown courtesy Einstein College of Med. [Peter DAVIES - notes research findings on disease's basis.] Dr. Leon Thal's treatment of patient Nathan Kaye with Physostigmine in effort to counter disease's effect noted. [KAYE - notes loss of memory, improvement with drug.] [THAL - comments on patients' response to drug.] [DAVIES - thinks researchers are on right track.] [Isaiah EHRLICH - describes life with wife Helen, victim of Alzheimer's disease.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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