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Spiritual and religious interventions as additional tools to promote health?

There are currently many published scientific studies reporting the benefits of religiosity/spirituality on people’s health. However, most of these studies are observational, which indicates an association between the spiritual dimension and clinical improvement, but does not demonstrate a cause-effect relationship. Probably due to these findings, there has been a growing demand from the general population to introduce complementary religious/spiritual therapy in conjunction with conventional medical treatments. Read more
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The Secret Life of Trees

David Gill 24 July 2015

This month’s issue of Oryx-The International Journal of Conservation is dedicated to tree conservation. In this blog, Dave Gill and Rob Loveridge discuss the special issue and pay tribute to the scientists whose work is…