CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 11, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Cambridge, Massachusetts: Mallika Marshall) The use by older people of human growth hormone originally intended for children featured; details given of the possible increased risk of diabetes or cancer. [Growth hormone patient Gene AVRETT@- cites the hormone’s effect on his health.] [Anti-aging specialist Dr. Ronald LIVESEY@- comments on the skepticism toward the drug as an anti-aging treatment.] [University of Illinois Jay OLSHANSKY@- criticizes those who are administering the hormone before clinical trials are in; comments on potential danger from using the hormone.]
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