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Spoonie Living App: Visualising Chronic Illness

Hi there, Creatively expressing yourself with photos has long been popular on social media, but how do we express our health (and illness) with Instagram and other apps? As part of a student project, the Spoonie Living app gives you colourful and funky meme stickers to enable you to creatively express your health and illness which you can then share…
Gluten Free Tweets in New York and London

Gluten Free Tweets in New York and London

Gluten Free Tweets in New York and London: Two maps comparing the number of geo-located tweets discussing places serving Gluten Free food in New York & London from October 2013 - 17th January 2014 (n = 1,534 geo-located tweets out of a total of a sample of 17,000 tweets) - in proximity to train stations in both cities. Both maps show clustering in tweet activity around the centre of each city, and less tweet activity towards the outskirts of the city.

Non-coeliac but gluten sensitive?

Many patients are following a wheat free diet, which they believe helps with their gastrointestinal symptoms, yet they don't exhibit markers of coeliac disease. Mabel Chew finds out from David Sanders, a professor of gastroenterology at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, about non-coeliac gluten sensitivity. Also, Fiona Godlee gives us an update on the open data campaign.