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Study provides further support for genetic factors underlying addictions
Impairment of a particular gene raises increases susceptibility to opioid addiction liability as well as vulnerability to binge eating according to a new study.
First genetic location found for anorexia nervosa
In what is perhaps the most significant genomic study of anorexia nervosa to date, researchers find the first genetic locus for the disorder.
Religiosity does not increase the risk of anorexia nervosa
Religiosity has been associated with various forms of fasting and self-starvation for thousands of years. Many believe that extreme religiosity can be a risk factor of anorexia nervosa.
Women with celiac disease twice as likely to develop anorexia
A new, large-scale study finds a link between the diagnoses of anorexia nervosa and celiac disease in almost 18,000 Swedish women.
Researchers create model of anorexia nervosa using stem cells
An international research team, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, has created the first cellular model of anorexia nervosa (AN), reprogramming induced...
Even after treatment, brains of anorexia nervosa patients not fully recovered
Even after weeks of treatment and considerable weight gain, the brains of adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa remain altered, putting them at risk for possible relapse, according to...
Anorexia: Deep brain stimulation may be an effective treatment
Deep brain stimulation may be helpful in treating anorexia, finds a new trial. The surgical technique improved mental and physical well-being.
Study points to treatment strategy for anorexia
New research conducted in adolescent rodents provides insights on the mechanisms behind anorexia nervosa and points to a potential treatment strategy.
Body dysmorphic disorder may be under-diagnosed in patients seeking cosmetic procedures
Plastic surgeons and other cosmetic professionals are familiar with the challenges posed by patients with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) seeking cosmetic procedures, reports a survey study in...
Study addresses extreme thinness standards in fashion industry
In a recent study, female fashion models reported high levels of pressure to lose weight, which was associated with higher odds of engaging in unhealthy behaviors to control weight.
Bulimia symptoms reduced with electrical brain stimulation
Symptoms of bulimia nervosa may be reduced through the delivery of electricity to certain areas of the brain, according to King's College London.
Eating disorders are affecting more UK women in their 40s and 50s
In a UK study of 5,320 women, 3% were found to have an active eating disorder in mid-life, a figure higher than expected as eating disorders are primarily associated with adolescence or early...
Brains of those with anorexia and bulimia can override urge to eat
Scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have discovered the neurological reasons why those with anorexia and bulimia nervosa are able to override the urge to eat.
Genetic risk factor for binge eating discovered
Researchers have identified a gene (CYFIP2) associated with binge eating.This finding represents one of the first examples of a genome-wide significant genetic factor to be identified for...
Why are women more vulnerable to eating disorders? Brain study sheds light
A study using virtual reality to test body perceptions finds that in response to obesity, women have more negative feelings about their body than men.
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