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In Depth (Living Longer, Living Better: Lifestyle Drugs) #624605

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 08, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The participation of former Senator Bob Dole in the experiments with the anti-impotence drug Viagra reported. [Wife Elizabeth DOLE - says "it's a great drug."]

(New York: Robert Bazell) The future for "lifestyle" drugs for those over 50 that enable them to live higher quality lives featured; examples of new drugs cited. [Elder Harriet FINE, New York University Hospital Dr. Michael FREEDMAN, NYU School of Medicine Dr. Joseph SCHLESINGER, Duke University Medical Center Dr. Arthur GALANOS, senior Bill FINE - comment on the new drugs.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Anne Thompson) The fast-growing business of pharmaceuticals because of the market with baby boomers examined; details given of the rise of the stock of Pfizer, which makes Viagra and of the experiments with lifestyle drugs. [Stock analyst David SAKS, "Men's Health" magazine Michael LaFAVORE, Upjohn pharmaceutical salesman Richard BAKER - comment.] Neurogen Corporation stock mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom;
Thompson, Anne
Duration:
00:05:30

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