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2014-07-28 08:29:05

Collaboration to Expand Sales Breadth and Market Access SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astute Medical, Inc. today announced a strategic collaboration with Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) that will expand access to a new test that assesses critically ill patients for risk of acute kidney injury (AKI), a prevalent and deadly condition. A study recently published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology suggested that AKI could be more deadly than heart attack.(1)...

2014-07-10 12:31:11

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialists from Rogers Memorial Hospital will participate in the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) 21st Annual OCD Conference, which takes place July 18-20 in Los Angeles, Calif. Among the experts participating will be Bradley C. Riemann, Ph.D., clinical director of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Center and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Services; Stephanie Eken, M.D., FAAP, medical director of the Child Center; and...

2014-07-07 16:23:49

Respected Comic Awarded for Bringing Awareness and Challenging Stereotypes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International OCD Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders live full and productive lives, announced today that the 21st Annual OCD Conference will be held in Los Angeles from July 18-20, 2014. The OCD Conference is the only international...

2014-07-01 16:29:51

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to meet the mental health needs of children and adolescents in southeastern Wisconsin, Rogers Memorial Hospital is adding new programs specific to this age group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120620/CG28143LOGO-b Rogers-Oconomowoc is adding a partial hospitalization program specifically designed to treat children and adolescents with moderate to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), OC-spectrum disorders and...

2014-06-10 23:13:47

According to Dr. Francine Rosenberg with Morris Psychological Group, the distinction between concern about germs and obsessive-compulsive disorder is based on the degree to which the concern affects and disrupts – even dominates – one's life. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Washing your hands – often – is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of colds, flu, food-borne illnesses and other infectious diseases. But just as there many people who would do well to...

2014-06-09 23:00:23

Malibu OCD Treatment center Bridges to Recovery launches new groundbreaking residential treatment program set in lavish surroundings in Malibu. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Bridges to Recovery, the leading Residential treatment for OCD in Malibu, has announced a new groundbreaking OCD treatment plan that combines the latest in research and treatment techniques with traditional treatment plans in a luxurious residential environment. Bridges to Recovery is a fully licensed dual...

2014-05-27 23:05:40

TreatmentHelp lists the most common factors that contribute to eating disorders among teens. Delray Beach, FL. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 TreatmentHelp, drug and behavior disorders rehabilitation website, has named the top 5 factors that contribute to eating disorders in the hopes of helping teens and their parents watch out for signs and symptoms and cope with treatment. Being stuck in transition between childhood and adulthood, adolescents between 13 and 19 are discovering their respective...

2014-05-15 08:33:52

RALEIGH, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- North Carolina is a start the people often recognize as one of the 13 original colonies in these United States. However, what is not often noted that is also a leading state for hoarders as well, hence why a company is focusing on North Carolina hoarding cleanup. They generally tend to congregate in the larger cities in North Carolina such as Asheville, Greensboro, and Chapel Hill. What you may not realize is that even some of your...

2014-04-10 14:45:24

Report new studies in Biological Psychiatry Two new studies published this week in Biological Psychiatry shed light on the propensity for habit formation in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). These studies suggest that a tendency to develop habits, i.e., the compulsive component of the disorder, may be a core feature of the disorder rather than a consequence of irrational beliefs. In other words, instead of washing one’s hands because of the belief that they are contaminated, some...

2014-04-10 09:41:54

International study finds that 94 per cent of people experience unwanted, intrusive thoughts People who check whether their hands are clean or imagine their house might be on fire are not alone. New research from Concordia University and 15 other universities worldwide shows that 94 per cent of people experience unwanted, intrusive thoughts, images and/or impulses. The international study, which was co-authored by Concordia psychology professor Adam Radomsky and published in the Journal...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.