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University of North Carolina Health Care

Dr. Cam Patterson and Dr. Monte Willis, University of North Carolina Health Care

Caption: Dr. Cam Patterson, left, and Dr. Monte Willis, right, are the authors of a new analysis that points to striking similarities between heart cells in patients with heart failure and brain cells in patients with Alzheimer's disease, raising the possibility that some treatment approaches being developed for Alzheimer's may also help reverse the damage from heart failure.

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