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2010-10-21 07:00:00

A common infection in children, strep throat can lead to problems with a child’s heart, joints or brain if left untreated -- and when the brain is involved, motor and mental functioning may be compromised, leading to syndromes such as attention deficit disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

2010-10-19 16:49:41

An international collaboration led by academics at the University of Sheffield, has shed new light into Parkinson´s disease, which could help with the development of cures or treatments in the future.

2010-10-14 13:49:37

New research from the Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center may help clinicians better predict how a child with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) will respond to some of the most commonly used treatment approaches.

2010-10-07 08:36:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- OCD is often a topic made light of in casual conversations and on popular TV shows like "Monk". But the fact is OCD is a serious disorder and individuals with OCD face significant impairment in functioning and quality of life.

2010-10-04 23:22:53

Using electrodes to stimulate areas deep within the brain may have therapeutic potential for patients with obsessive compulsive disorder that is refractory to treatment.

2010-09-29 07:54:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anxiety Disorder Association of America recently explained that: Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric illnesses affecting children and adults, and they are one of the most common mental health problems on college campuses.

2010-09-10 14:13:30

Pediatric-onset obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and Tourette's disorder (TD) share similarities in their underlying genetic and environmental factors, psychiatric features, and treatment methods.

2010-09-08 13:40:24

Thomas Serre, assistant professor of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences at Brown, and colleagues at MIT and Caltech have developed a computer-based system that can learn how to identify behaviors of interest and then analyze many hours of video.

2010-08-23 06:00:00

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2010-08-09 15:05:00

POINT RICHMOND, Calif.,, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


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