CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 06, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Kansas City, Missouri: John Roberts) New advances in pain treatment featured; examples cited of natural medicines from cone snail venom, Ziconitide, and Ecuadoran tree frog venom, Epibatidine. [Steve COLES - talks about pain from cancer; describes problems with morphine which he does not have with Ziconitide.] [Elan Pharmaceuticals Dr. George MILJANICH - says Ziconitide is much more powerful than morphine.] [Steve BORELLO - describes pain from a motorcycle accident.] [Dr. Fred BURGESS - says the pain method he studies makes the body's natural painkillers work better.]
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