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Med.: Wrinkle Remover #558849

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 21, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(San Francisco, California: Robert Bazell) Photos shown of woman using tretinoin. tretinoin, or Retin-A, reported significantly reducing aging of skin. "Journal of American Med. Association" mentioned publisher study results. Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation noted manufacturing tretinoin. [Michigan Univ. Dr. John VOORHEES - comments on sun damage and aging.] San Francisco, California, dermatologist Dr. Richard Odom featured. [ODOM - tells patient Adrienne Tractenberg to use drug for wrinkled skin.] FDA (Food and Drug Administration) reported approving tretinoin as acne medical Drug noted showing few side effects. American cosmetic industry discussed. Scientists quoted. [ODOM - says is excited by drug's effects.] Doctors quoted regarding sun exposure. Cost and availability of tretinoin discussed.

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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