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Health Watch: Allergy Treatment #728517

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 15, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Elizabeth Kaledin) The FDA’s recommendation for approval of a new class of medicines that could revolutionize treatment of allergies featured; details given about how Xolair†† and other anti-IGE drugs work; animation shown. [Asthma patient Wiley EHRKE†- describes his symptoms.] [American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Dr. William BERGER†-says Xolair is going to be a major advance; states we may be able to treat many diseases at the same time.] The prohibitive cost of the drug noted.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Kaledin, Elizabeth
Duration:
00:02:00

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