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Are You Too Harsh on Yourself? It Could Lead to OCD, Anxiety Disorder

Stress (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Tokyo, April 26: People who report intense feelings of responsibility are prone to develop Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) or generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), warn researchers. Anxiety and OCD-like behaviour, such as checking if the door is locked, is common in the general population. However, it is the frequency and intensity of these behaviours… Read More »

Zika biomarkers in blood could lead to prenatal screening for birth defects

The highest risk of birth defects is from Zika virus infection during the first and second trimester, USC researcher says USC researchers have identified biomarkers associated with severe birth defects in babies born to women infected with the Zika virus. The discovery could lead to screening tests and a better understanding about how the infection… Read More »