Integrative Medicine Alert – February 1, 2020
February 1, 2020
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Using an online survey system, researchers showed that the use of psychedelics can increase feelings of connection to nature.
The authors of this large-scale, observational study found that three or more hours weekly of physical activity was associated with a decreased incidence of depression, even in patients with a high genetic risk of depression.
In a systemic review of recent publications, investigators found that medical students and recent graduates worldwide are ill-prepared to counsel patients on nutritional guidelines and have deficits in both knowledge and confidence about the topic. The researchers found a perceived lack of training, but found that interventions undertaken to improve curriculum showed positive effects on nutrition competencies.