In this Part 2 episode with Dr. Andrew H. Miller, we explore why humans have an inflammatory bias, why the link between inflammation and depression likely enhanced survival and reproduction across human evolution and why the absence of co-evolved bacteria, viruses and worms in the modern world is making both inflammation and depression worse.
Dr. Andrew Miller has been a world leader in unraveling how inflammation produces depression and how addressing inflammation might help identify new treatments for this disabling condition. Join us on this podcast to hear the history of this psychiatric and medical revolution from someone who made much of it happen.
Yoga as a Means of Physical, Mental and Spiritual Health. Join us on this episode as we discuss with Dr. Carla Haack the many surprising ways in which yoga and surgery can inform each other to provide an inspiring vision of medicine characterized by a commitment to healing the body, mind, and spirit.
The New Science of Wellness, Compassion and Mindfulness. Join us on this podcast as Dr. Richard Davidson describes exciting findings from a recent study of a free, widely available app-based wellness intervention developed by Healthy Minds Innovations.
The Role of Self and Family Narratives in Human Well-Being. Join us on this podcast as Dr. Fivush describes her work and gives pointers on how stories can promote our well-being.
How a Drug Never Expected to Work is a Life-Saver for COVID-19 and People Living with HIV. Join us as Dr. Gavegnano gives us a window into the creativity and patience that led to a story of scientific discovery.
As you read this, you are breathing and taking no notice of this. After listening to this podcast, we think you may never completely ignore breathing again. In fact, like us, you might become fascinated with the potential breathing holds for changing how we think about ourselves and the world around us. Join us as we explore with Dr. Don Noble how to harness the mysteries of breath to improve our mental and physical health.
Dr. Chris Lowry discusses how our relationships with the microbial world can be harnessed to promote well-being.
Dr. Tessa Roseboom discusses how negative exposures in the womb or in childhood impact adult health.
Dr. Steve Cole discusses how COVID can trick the immune system in ways that look eerily similar to the effects of loneliness.