Celiac disease research update #celiac

If you have celiac disease in your family, I highly recommend a quick read of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center’s annual report – it is a short synopsis of relevant research (free – http://www.cureceliacdisease.org/wp-content/uploads/CdC_ResearchReport_17_WEBSITE.pdf). What I find particularly interesting is the link between the gene and a virus. This is especially important for families… Read More »

Recurrence and hormone therapy

Even since Cancer Research UK posted an article reporting on a research report by Pan et al (2017), I have seen a lot of discussion on the topic of hormone positive breast cancer prognosis and hormone therapy. The article itself caused a lot of concern surrounding two key things: (1) the continued risk of recurrence through… Read More »

Mindfulness and CBT – A #yogamooc reflection

YogaMOOC has caused me to reflect on the relationship between mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). In the past I have been challenged with mindfulness instruction. In part, this has been because the instructors taught what worked for them, or what they had been told to teach, but what works for one person may be… Read More »