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Robin Williams' widow opens up about the future of Lewy body dementia

Robin Williams’ widow opens up about the future of Lewy body dementia

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 his brain.”A few …

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“My face looked wrong”: How body dysmorphic disorder changes your perception of yourself

“My face looked wrong”: How body dysmorphic disorder changes your perception of yourself

The problem started with the mirror.  As I was doing my hair one morning before work, I studied my face in the mirror. Something just looked… wrong. I moved my head closer, swiveled from side to side, and was immediately flooded with alarm. The face that stared back at me  looked crooked and malformed in a …

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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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The Elemental Composition of the Human Body

The Elemental Composition of the Human Body

The Elemental Composition of a Human Body This was originally posted on Elements. Sign up to the free mailing list to get beautiful visualizations on natural resource megatrends in your email every week. The human body is a miraculous, well-oiled, and exceptionally complex machine. It requires a multitude of functioning parts to come together for …

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How your body clock drives your immune system

How your body clock drives your immune system

The body’s internal clock affects the immune system in ways scientists in the burgeoning field of circadian immunology are beginning to unwind. Why it matters: Leveraging the circadian clock’s effects on the immune system could help to improve the effectiveness of some treatments for a range of diseases and conditions, a new book and scientific …

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Skin Mites That Mate on Our Faces at Night Are Slowly Merging With Humans

Skin Mites That Mate on Our Faces at Night Are Slowly Merging With Humans

If you are reading this, you are probably not alone. Most people on Earth are habitats for mites that spend the majority of their brief lives burrowed, head-first, in our hair follicles, primarily of the face. In fact, humans are the only habitat for Demodex folliculorum. They are born on us, they feed on us, …

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