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Life Line (Ginkgo Biloba) #708514

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 20, 2002
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) A new study on the effects of the herbal supplement ginkgo biloba featured; details given about the study; scenes shown of Williams College professor Paul Solomon†† conducting a memory test. [Ginkgo user Donna RAYMOND‡– comments on memory loss caused by aging.] [SOLOMON - says there was no difference in people taking ginkgo or a placebo.] [Council for Responsible Nutrition Dr. Annette DICKINSON†- comments on the drawbacks of the study.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Further coverage on ginkgo on noted.

Hager, Robert;
Williams, Brian

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