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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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CPTSD: A New Diagnosis Category in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder – Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers provide a new summary of symptoms for the diagnosis of CPTSD, a sibling disorder of PTSD that has recently been officially recognized by the WHO. CPTSD usually occurs following prolonged exposure to traumatic experiences, such as abuse, torture, or domestic violence. Source: University of Zurich The World Health Organization (WHO) recently listed a …

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A Diagnosis Brings C.T.E. Into American Pro Soccer

A Diagnosis Brings C.T.E. Into American Pro Soccer

Scott Vermillion’s family members still struggle to articulate the jumble of emotions they felt last November when they received the phone call from the doctors. Vermillion, a former M.L.S. player, had died almost a year earlier, on Christmas Day in 2020, at age 44. The direct cause was acute alcohol and prescription drug poisoning, his …

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Dr. Sanjana Iyengar, a Lakeland Regional Health dermatologist, examines the skin of Lance Devore during a skin cancer screening at LRH Hollis Cancer Center.

Early diagnosis and treatment crucial for melanoma patients

Treatment will begin and end in a dermatologist’s office for most patients who get melanoma. They won’t need the array of advanced treatments discussed in an accompanying article. They won’t see medical or surgical oncologists. “People get scared of that word, melanoma, but if it’s caught in the early stages, it’s curable,” said Dr. Pamela …

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