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Medicine: Heart Disease / Drugs #889001

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 31, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) A drug used to treat diabetes that slows heart disease examined; details given about Amaryl and Actos and the funding of the study by the Actos makers. [Cleveland Clinic Dr. Steven NISSEN - says Actos led to no progression of coronary disease.] [NYU Medical Center Dr. Stuart WEISS†- talks about blood pressure and cholesterol.] How doctors are figuring out what heart drugs to give what patients discussed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
LaPook, Jon
Duration:
00:02:20

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