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Food addiction: What to know
Food addiction is when a person becomes dependent on certain types of foods. Learn more about the causes and when to see a doctor.
These neurons may 'tell us' to keep eating, even when we are full
New research in mice identifies a class of neurons in the brain's 'emotional hub' that encourages the mice to keep eating even when they are full.
Brains of bulimic people may react differently to food cues
New brain scan study shows that brains of women with bulimia process food cues differently, possibly explaining why acute stress causes them to binge eat.
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...
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