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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(New York: Robert Bazell) Release of a study on the drug tacrine, or THA, that has been tested as a treatment from Alzheimer's disease, examined. [Mt. Sinai Medical Center Kenneth DAVIS - says the therapeutic benefits are limited.] [November 1986, Alzheimer's researcher Dr. William SUMMERS - promotes tacrine.] Call from "Wall Street Journal" editorials demanding that the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approve the drug recalled. ["Wall Street Journal" Daniel HENNINGER - says it should be the families' choice.]
- Bazell, Robert;
- Brokaw, Tom
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