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What Robin Williams' widow wants you to know about the future of Lewy body dementia | CNN

What Robin Williams’ widow wants you to know about the future of Lewy body dementia | CNN

CNN  —  After Robin Williams died by suicide in August 2014, his widow, Susan Schneider Williams, would soon learn about a disease she had never heard of, but one that had haunted both of their lives. That disease is Lewy body dementia, with which the actor was diagnosed in October 2014 following an autopsy on …

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'Ghost heart': Built from the scaffolding of a pig and the patient's cells, this cardiac breakthrough may soon be ready for transplant into humans | CNN

‘Ghost heart’: Built from the scaffolding of a pig and the patient’s cells, this cardiac breakthrough may soon be ready for transplant into humans | CNN

CNN  —  The first time molecular biologist Doris Taylor saw heart stem cells beat in unison in a petri dish, she was spellbound. “It actually changed my life,” said Taylor, who directed regenerative medicine research at Texas Heart Institute in Houston until 2020. “I said to myself, ‘Oh my gosh, that’s life.’ I wanted to …

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