Archive for April, 2009

5 Self Help Tips to Treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Posted April 3rd, 2009 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

By Alisa Johnson OCD is an anxiety disorder characterized by obsessions and compulsions (or rituals) which interfere with one’s social, school, or occupational functioning. Some of the symptoms include fear of contamination, fear of disease, repeated checking, rituals to avoid bad things happening, fear of not having things you might need, obsession with order and [...]

Decreased Life Span in Obese Worse than Originally Feared

Posted April 3rd, 2009 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

By Alisa Johnson According to as Associated Press article, “Study: Being obese can take years off your life”, an Oxford University study on obesity has proved obesity can cause premature death and could be as bad for you as cigarette smoking.  The results of this study are the culmination of multiple studies—fifty-seven, to be exact—of [...]

How Neurosurgical Nurses Have Joined the Battle Against Mental Diseases

Posted April 2nd, 2009 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

Neuroscience has offered many health care professionals the opportunity to be involved in one of the most revolutionary changes in medicine.  Neurosurgical nurses are further involved in progress as they work to assist doctors in their struggle to cure both psychiatric problems and more deeply rooted medical problems.   Psychiatric conditions such as depression and obsessive [...]