Transgender veterans may be more likely to use amphetamine, cocaine, and cannabis than cisgender...

1. This quantitative study found that transgender Veterans Health Administration (VA) patients were more likely to use certain drugs than cisgender VA patients. 2. Opioid...

Wellness Check: Addictions

2 Minute Medicine is pleased to announce that we are launching Wellness Check, a new series dedicated to exploring new research evidence focused on...

Nonnutritive sweeteners elicit more neural response to food cues compared to sugar

1. In this study, nonnutritive sweeteners (NNS) resulted in higher circulating levels of glucose, insulin, and glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) compared to nutritive sugars...

Healthy foods are associated with lower risk and severity of COVID-19

1. In this study, higher quality diet was associated with lower risk of COVID-19. 2. Amongst participants living in areas of high socioeconomic deprivation, the...

Monthly subsidy increased purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program...

1. Participants enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program receiving monthly subsidies for food purchases had increased purchases of fresh fruit and vegetables. 2. Participants...

Lack of online benefit reloading decreased participation in women, infants, and children nutritional support...

1. States requiring women, infants, and children program beneficiaries to either mail or present proof of beneficiary status to reload their benefits had decreased...

Wellness Check: Nutrition

2 Minute Medicine is pleased to announce that we are launching Wellness Check, a new series dedicated to exploring new research evidence focused on...

Adolescent mental health trajectories negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

1. In this longitudinal study of a cohort of adolescents, anxiety and depression scores increased after the COVID-19 pandemic began. 2. Male participants had higher...

Nature exposure during exercise and nature therapy may improve mental health

1. In this prospective study, the impact of exercise in nature and nature therapy was measured in young adults who reported feelings of anxiety,...

Psychological counselling offered by postsecondary institutions may decrease student distress and increase grade point...

1. In this retrospective study, postsecondary students demonstrated significant increases in grade point average (GPA) following psychological counselling. 2. Increases in GPA were associated with...

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