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Medicine: Alzheimer's Disease #862977

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 11, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Alzheimer's Assn. projected statistics on Alzheimer's disease in America cited.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) New treatments and diagnoses for the devastating Alzheimer's disease reviewed; specific drugs cited. [Georgetown University medical center Dr. Paul AISEN†- says we are close to stopping the progression of Alzheimer's.] [91-year-old trial patient Mary McGOLDRICK††- talks about not remembering.] [Duke medical center Dr. P. Murali DORAISWAMY†- talks about diagnosing the disease the way heart disease is diagnosed.] The theories about amyloids in the brain and its link to Alzheimer's disease discussed.

Couric, Katie;
LaPook, Jon

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