Archive for February, 2006

Another Early Intervention Program Opens in Canada

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Another new early psychosis intervention program in Canada is launching a major educational campaign, aimed at helping young people – “Psychosis sucks!” is the slogan …

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

New bulimia web site launched – bulimiaguide.org.

Best-selling Drugs

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Forbes magazine published a list of the hottest patented drugs in America, 2005, topped by:

  1. Vytorin
  2. Cymbalta
  3. Avastin
  4. Mobic
  5. Omnicef
  6. Humira
  7. Herceptin
  8. Lidoderm
  9. Abilify
  10. Aranesp

Number one, …

Medication Info Online

Monday, February 27th, 2006

The Drug Bank is a new online database that provides extremely detailed, comprehensive information about prescription drugs. A project of the University of Alberta, …

Web 2.0: Consistency, Relevancy and Reliability

Saturday, February 25th, 2006

Web 2.0: Consistency, Relevancy and Reliability

With all of the hype surrounding Web 2.0 in 2005, now seems like a good idea to examine its …

US Presidents and Mental Illness

Saturday, February 25th, 2006

Abraham Lincoln’s depression has been a topic of interest for quite a while, but did you know that 50% of all US Presidents suffered …

Resources for Early Diagnosis of Schizophrenia

Friday, February 24th, 2006

The onset of schizophrenia is usually during adolescence, between about 15-25 years of age, but many people don’t know enough about it to be able …

Orgasms Best in Sex vs. Masturbation

Friday, February 24th, 2006

Lovers know only too well that men usually need a “recovery period” after orgasm, and that sexual intercourse with orgasm is more satisfying than an …

Helping Someone Who Doesn’t Want Help

Thursday, February 23rd, 2006

Bipolar World, an excellent resource covering just about every aspect of the illness, offers some sage advice for family members of a person …

Depression, anxious personality tied to allergies

Thursday, February 23rd, 2006

Depression, anxious personality tied to allergies

My theory about what’s going on here? Stress. People who are depressed or anxious tend to experience more stress …

Aren’t we all attractive on the inside?

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

MindHacks has an interesting review of a recent eating disorder study that purports to show that people with eating disorders tend to have a …

The Healthy Brain Project

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

The Healthy Brain Project was the result of the National Institute on Aging (NIA), the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National …

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