7 pics that will change how you see disease

Is it possible to look beyond pain and suffering to view disease in a different light? 

In their new book Hidden Beauty, artist Norman Barker and pathologist Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue ask the reader to consider the aesthetics of human disease. 

From a budding human immunodeficiency virus to the brain of an Alzheimer's patient, the images in their book reveal the visually stunning patterns that result from the disease process. Without the bitter human context, they do look beautiful -- the lacework of fungal hyphae invading a blood vessel,