ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 26, 1983
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(Studio) Possible breakthroughs in treatment of multiple sclerosis (M.S.) examined; films shown. Chemotherapy treatment mentioned.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(NYC) New therapy, hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) examined; films shown. [M.S. patient Mae NACOL - notes her progress with HBO.] Treatment's process and purpose discussed. [Dr. Richard HEUBAUER - notes success with HBO.] Fins. involved outlined on screen; M.S. Society's skepticism about both Heubauer's and HBO noted; findings of study on them said supporting Heubauer's theory. [Dr. Boguslav FISCHER - thinks HBO is promising.] M.S. Society said sponsoring HBO at various clinics this summer to study its impact on victims.
REPORTER: George Lewis
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