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  • Health Tip: Identify Risk Factors for Anorexia
    (22-Nov-2017)

  • How to Spot an Eating Disorder
    (20-Nov-2017)

  • How to Spot an Eating Disorder
    (20-Nov-2017)

  • How to Spot an Eating Disorder
    (20-Nov-2017)

  • Cancer Treatment Can Affect Your Food Preferences
    (19-Sep-2017)
    Metallic tastes can appear for many patients on chemo

  • Eating Feeds 'Feel Good' Hormones in the Brain
    (31-Aug-2017)
    Overstimulation of this system could play a role in obesity, researchers say

  • Can Breast Milk Feed a Love of Vegetables?
    (04-Aug-2017)
    Think of it as an early stealth strategy in the war against picky eating, researchers say

  • Women Driven to Be Thinner When Husband Is Hot
    (18-Jul-2017)
    But study finds the dynamic doesn't work the other way around

  • Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm
    (25-May-2017)
    They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds

  • That Store Mannequin May Be Anorexic
    (08-May-2017)
    British study finds measurements of most are similar to 'extremely underweight' women

  • That Store Mannequin May Be Anorexic
    (08-May-2017)
    British study finds measurements of most are similar to 'extremely underweight' women

  • Study Links Celiac Disease, Anorexia
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Chances of being diagnosed with eating disorder were higher in those with gluten intolerance

  • Keep an Eye Out for Eating Disorders in Loved Ones
    (02-Mar-2017)
    If you suspect someone has a problem, be careful not to shame or criticize, eating disorder expert says

  • Keep an Eye Out for Eating Disorders in Loved Ones
    (02-Mar-2017)
    If you suspect someone has a problem, be careful not to shame or criticize, eating disorder expert says

  • Keep an Eye Out for Eating Disorders in Loved Ones
    (02-Mar-2017)
    If you suspect someone has a problem, be careful not to shame or criticize, eating disorder expert says

  • Eating Disorders Rampant on the Runway
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Over half of models surveyed said they'd been asked to lose weight or change their body shape

  • Eating Disorders Rampant on the Runway
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Over half of models surveyed said they'd been asked to lose weight or change their body shape

  • Eating Disorders Rampant on the Runway
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Over half of models surveyed said they'd been asked to lose weight or change their body shape

  • Study Explores Electrical Brain Stimulation to Treat Bulimia
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Though preliminary, it found symptoms of eating disorder lessened in first 24 hours after treatment

  • Study Explores Electrical Brain Stimulation to Treat Bulimia
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Though preliminary, it found symptoms of eating disorder lessened in first 24 hours after treatment

  • Many Women With Eating Disorders Do Recover, Study Finds
    (20-Jan-2017)
    But it may take years or longer, researchers acknowledge

  • Many Women With Eating Disorders Do Recover, Study Finds
    (20-Jan-2017)
    But it may take years or longer, researchers acknowledge

  • Many Women With Eating Disorders Do Recover, Study Finds
    (20-Jan-2017)
    But it may take years or longer, researchers acknowledge

  • Your Recipe for a Healthy, Delicious Holiday Season
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Fruits, veggies and sensible portions are keys, experts say

  • 3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

  • 3 Treatments Seem to Help Combat Binge-Eating Disorder
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Review finds these methods may aid those with the most common eating disorder in the U.S.

  • Eating Disorders Seem More Common in Schools Where Girls Predominate
    (21-Apr-2016)
    And schools with kids from more educated parents also had higher rates, study found

  • Eating Disorders Seem More Common in Schools Where Girls Predominate
    (21-Apr-2016)
    And schools with kids from more educated parents also had higher rates, study found

  • Brain Stimulation May Help People With Anorexia
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Depression treatment cut urge to restrict food, study says

  • Brain Stimulation May Help People With Anorexia
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Depression treatment cut urge to restrict food, study says

  • ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study Contends
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says

  • Study Confirms Eating Disorders' Deadly Toll
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Those with anorexia 5 times more at risk of early death; bulimia also increases the risk, researchers say

  • Study Confirms Eating Disorders' Deadly Toll
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Those with anorexia 5 times more at risk of early death; bulimia also increases the risk, researchers say

  • Study Confirms Eating Disorders' Deadly Toll
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Those with anorexia 5 times more at risk of early death; bulimia also increases the risk, researchers say

  • Kids Find Help for Anorexia More Often Than 'Pro-Ana' Posts on YouTube
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Social media analysis uncovers some good news

  • Kids Find Help for Anorexia More Often Than 'Pro-Ana' Posts on YouTube
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Social media analysis uncovers some good news

  • Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: Study
    (27-Nov-2015)
    Risk of anorexia or bulimia significantly higher than for kids not involved in bullying

  • Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: Study
    (27-Nov-2015)
    Risk of anorexia or bulimia significantly higher than for kids not involved in bullying

  • Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: Study
    (27-Nov-2015)
    Risk of anorexia or bulimia significantly higher than for kids not involved in bullying

  • Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

  • Parents Should Be Involved in Teen's Bulimia Treatment: Study
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Recovery is faster when family is part of therapy, researchers find

  • Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

  • Health Tip: Talking to Your Child About Eating Disorders
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Approach conversation honestly

  • Health Tip: Talking to Your Child About Eating Disorders
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Approach conversation honestly

  • Bodybuilder Supplement Abuse a Growing Concern
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Study finds more men using them to achieve 'perfect' body, may qualify as new eating disorder

  • Health Tip: Binge Eating Can Harm Health
    (04-Aug-2015)
    Here are potential complications

  • Fat Cavefish Give Clues to Obesity in People: Study
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Fish binge-eat in response to harsh environment, yet remain healthy

  • ADHD Tied to Higher Risk of Eating Disorder in Kids and Teens
    (01-May-2015)
    Study links attention disorder and a form of binge-eating syndrome

  • Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Low self-esteem is also linked to obesity, study finds

  • Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

  • Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

  • Brains of Those With Anorexia React Differently to Hunger Signals
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Study also finds changes in areas that regulate self-control

  • Brains of Those With Anorexia React Differently to Hunger Signals
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Study also finds changes in areas that regulate self-control

  • Vyvanse Approved for Binge-Eating Disorder
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Characterized by compulsive overeating

  • ADHD Drug Might Help Treat Binge-Eating Disorder, Study Suggests
    (14-Jan-2015)
    But therapy is preferable to medication, one expert says

  • For Anorexic Men, the Focus Is on Muscle
    (29-Dec-2014)
    Collected data shows a 'paradox,' with men becoming malnourished as they try to bulk up

  • Health Tip: Eating Disorder Can Hurt Your Child
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Here are possible health consequences

  • Eating Disorders May Start in Elementary School
    (13-Oct-2014)
    They're often linked with other mental health issues, researchers say

  • Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia
    (24-Sep-2014)
    Teaching parents to help their children with eating behaviors may lead to faster weight gain, researchers say

  • Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Researchers saw a nearly 6-fold rise in patients who met all criteria of anorexia except being underweight

  • Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Researchers saw a nearly 6-fold rise in patients who met all criteria of anorexia except being underweight

  • Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

  • Pride Over Weight Loss May Help Drive Anorexia
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Researchers see need to redirect positive emotions

  • Health Tip: Am I A Binge Eater?
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Controlling eating habits

  • Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms
    (09-Apr-2014)
    British study finds that too many males associate anorexia, bulimia as only a woman's issue

  • Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms
    (09-Apr-2014)
    British study finds that too many males associate anorexia, bulimia as only a woman's issue

  • 'Love Hormone' May Help Those With Anorexia
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Small, preliminary study found it lowered levels of obsession with images of food and obesity

  • Could More Time on Facebook Help Spur Eating Disorders?
    (07-Mar-2014)
    College students who 'untagged' self-photos, cared a lot about 'likes' had more body-image issues in study

  • Kids' Body Image Shaped by Parents, Expert Says
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Doctor offers tips for helping children develop healthy eating habits, self-image

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation Shows Promise Against Eating Disorders
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Small study found almost half of those with anorexia, bulimia had symptom relief

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation Shows Promise Against Eating Disorders
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Small study found almost half of those with anorexia, bulimia had symptom relief

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation Shows Promise Against Eating Disorders
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Small study found almost half of those with anorexia, bulimia had symptom relief

  • Bodybuilding Boys Often Try Drugs and Alcohol, Study Finds
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Preoccupation with body image can lead to risky behaviors, researcher says

  • Bodybuilding Boys Often Try Drugs and Alcohol, Study Finds
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Preoccupation with body image can lead to risky behaviors, researcher says

  • Over-Involved Mothers Tied to Women's Poor Eating, Body Attitudes, Study Says
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Surveys also suggested connection to weak social skills in daughters

  • For Obese Kids, Weight Loss Can Sometimes Lead to Eating Disorders
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Problems like anorexia may go undiagnosed or be disregarded, case studies show

  • For Obese Kids, Weight Loss Can Sometimes Lead to Eating Disorders
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Problems like anorexia may go undiagnosed or be disregarded, case studies show

  • For Obese Kids, Weight Loss Can Sometimes Lead to Eating Disorders
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Problems like anorexia may go undiagnosed or be disregarded, case studies show

  • When Football Team Loses, Fans Reach for Junk Food
    (05-Sep-2013)
    But 'self-affirmation' can curb emotional eating, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Help Kids Feel Better About Themselves
    (02-Sep-2013)
    Encourage a positive body image

  • Brain Size May Yield Clues to Anorexia
    (28-Aug-2013)
    Areas that control sense of fullness, perception of body size are unusually large, study finds

  • Genetic Risks for Eating Disorders, Alcoholism May Be Connected
    (21-Aug-2013)
    Twin study found ties between alcohol dependence and binge eating or purging

  • Urging Your Partner to Diet May Backfire
    (08-Aug-2013)
    Response could be unhealthy, such as fasting, taking diet pills or binge eating, study finds

  • Urging Your Partner to Diet May Backfire
    (08-Aug-2013)
    Response could be unhealthy, such as fasting, taking diet pills or binge eating, study finds

  • 1 in 3 Young Americans Has Suffered Dating Violence: Survey
    (31-Jul-2013)
    Problem isn't getting better, expert warns

  • Bipolar Disorder May Vary Depending on Weight, Eating Disorders
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Binge eating tied to other mental health problems, obesity to physical symptoms in study patients

  • Could a Gene Help Make You Obese?
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Certain DNA might keep people hungry, study suggests

  • Focus on Health, Not Fat, in Food Talks With Kids
    (24-Jun-2013)
    Teens whose parents harped about weight gain tended to have more unhealthy eating behaviors, study shows

  • Childhood Abuse Tied to Food Addiction in Women: Study
    (31-May-2013)
    Tendency to overeat is nearly doubled for those victimized as kids

  • Google Search Trends Suggest Mental Woes Vary by Seasons
    (09-Apr-2013)
    Study in U.S. and Australia found more online inquiries in winter than summer

  • 'Bigorexics' Want to Boost Their Masculinity
    (28-Mar-2013)
    But anorexic guys may identify with more feminine stereotypes, study suggests

  • Full Pantry Plus Too Little Sleep Is Recipe for Weight Gain
    (11-Mar-2013)
    More nighttime snacking seen in small study of young adults

  • Brain 'Pacemaker' May Help Ease Tough-to-Treat Anorexia
    (07-Mar-2013)
    In very small study, deep brain stimulation helped women regain weight, curb problem behaviors

  • Girls' Peers, Not Media, May Exert Most Pressure to Be Thin
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Study looked at unhappiness with body image, feelings of inferiority

  • Strange Food Pairings May Signal Binge Eating: Study
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Many with eating disorder prepare mixtures like cookies and mashed potatoes in secret

  • Young Binge Eaters Prone to Illicit Drug Use: Study
    (10-Dec-2012)
    Overeating occurred first in large review of 17,000 boys and girls

  • U.S. Kids Might Not Be Over-Medicated After All
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Study found 14% of teens with conditions like ADHD are treated with psychiatric drugs

  • Skinny Genes: Could Heredity Raise Your Vulnerability to 'Be-Thin' Pressure?
    (03-Oct-2012)
    Study found female identical twins had similar levels of 'thin idealization'

  • Can't Stop Eating M&Ms?
    (20-Sep-2012)
    New study of rats' brains could hold a key to understanding overeating and obesity

  • Anorexics Can't Judge Own Body Size: Study
    (23-Aug-2012)
    But they can size up others accurately, researchers noted

  • Large Breasts Can Take Mental, Physical Toll on Teens
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Research shows some girls with the condition have physical pain, lower self-esteem

  • Eating Disorders Hitting Women Over 50, Study Finds
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Researcher says new treatment strategies needed to target this older population

  • Eating Disorders Hitting Women Over 50, Study Finds
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Researcher says new treatment strategies needed to target this older population

  • Better Health Screening Urged for Female College Athletes
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Young women in competitive sports at risk for problems with diet, menstruation, bone loss

  • Eating Disorders Hitting Women Over 50, Study Finds
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Researcher says new treatment strategies needed to target this older population

  • Preteen Food Choices May Help Predict Eating Disorders Later
    (31-May-2012)
    Researchers aim to identify best age to start preventive efforts

  • U.S. Report Outlines Strategies to Prevent Obesity
    (08-May-2012)
    Promoting daily physical activity, making healthful food readily available are key components

  • Why You Overeat Even When You're Full
    (03-May-2012)
    Small study explores how body reacts when aroused by tempting treats

  • Life Transitions May Trigger Eating Disorders
    (25-Apr-2012)
    People with anorexia, bulimia pinpoint break-ups, the death of loved ones as triggers

  • Life Transitions May Trigger Eating Disorders
    (25-Apr-2012)
    People with anorexia, bulimia pinpoint break-ups, the death of loved ones as triggers

  • Life Transitions May Trigger Eating Disorders
    (25-Apr-2012)
    People with anorexia, bulimia pinpoint break-ups, the death of loved ones as triggers

  • If Your Dining Partner Overeats, So May You
    (02-Feb-2012)
    In study, women mimicked eating behavior of new acquaintances, matching them bite for bite

  • Many Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Face Eating Problems
    (16-Jan-2012)
    Poor throat function, depression and pain are common, study finds

  • Eating Disorders Can Last Well Beyond Teen Years
    (28-Dec-2011)
    Experts are finding that adult stresses often trigger lingering problems

  • Jaw Shrinks With Age, 40-Year Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Teeth crowding and changes in bite can result, researchers say

  • Larger Food Portions May Be Seen as Status Symbols
    (26-Oct-2011)
    People might eat more to feel like big shots, researchers find

  • Certain After-Stroke Treatments May Boost Outcome
    (12-Oct-2011)
    Management of fever, blood sugar and swallowing problems boosts survival, functioning, study finds

  • Does Your Picky Eater Have a 'Feeding Disorder'?
    (29-Sep-2011)
    It's normal for kids to resist new foods, but rejecting entire food groups may signal a problem

  • Mixed Results Seen With 'Off-Label' Use of Antipsychotics
    (27-Sep-2011)
    Non-FDA-approved use of drugs showed limited benefits and some harm in large review

  • Health Tip: Eating Disorders May Affect Oral Health
    (05-Aug-2011)
    How teeth and gums may be affected

  • Eating Disorders Can Harm Women's Fertility
    (04-Aug-2011)
    Anorexic and bulimic patients twice as likely as other women to seek help getting pregnant: study

  • Eating Disorders Can Harm Women's Fertility
    (04-Aug-2011)
    Anorexic and bulimic patients twice as likely as other women to seek help getting pregnant: study

  • Eating Disorders Appear to Raise Risk of Death
    (05-Jul-2011)
    Anorexia poses greatest threat, but bulimics are at risk too, study finds

  • Extreme Dieting Often Lasts From Early Teens to Adulthood
    (24-Jun-2011)
    Girls and young women are more likely to do it, but boys aren't immune, study finds

  • Eating Disorders May Raise Risk of Depression in Pregnancy
    (22-Jun-2011)
    Screening for mental health problems, abuse should be routine part of prenatal care, researchers say

  • Eating Disorders May Raise Risk of Depression in Pregnancy
    (22-Jun-2011)
    Screening for mental health problems, abuse should be routine part of prenatal care, researchers say

  • Sleep-Deprived People May Crave High-Calorie Foods
    (13-Jun-2011)
    Findings add to evidence linking fatigue, weight gain, researchers say

  • How Brain Sees the 'Big Picture' May Affect Self-Image
    (01-Jun-2011)
    People with body dysmorphic disorder process visual information abnormally, study finds

  • Family Meals Keep Kids Slimmer, Healthier, Study Finds
    (02-May-2011)
    Eating together also reduces likelihood of eating disorders, researchers say

  • Bringing Partner Into Anorexia Treatment May Aid Recovery
    (29-Apr-2011)
    In novel program, involvement of husband or boyfriend helped women beat the disorder, researchers say

  • Bringing Partner Into Anorexia Treatment May Aid Recovery
    (29-Apr-2011)
    In novel program, involvement of husband or boyfriend helped women beat the disorder, researchers say

  • Hormone Linked to Absence of Periods in Women With Low Body Fat
    (08-Apr-2011)
    Lack of leptin contributes to condition, but a synthetic hormone may help, study suggests

  • Hormone Linked to Absence of Periods in Women With Low Body Fat
    (08-Apr-2011)
    Lack of leptin contributes to condition, but a synthetic hormone may help, study suggests

  • Hormone Linked to Absence of Periods in Women With Low Body Fat
    (08-Apr-2011)
    Lack of leptin contributes to condition, but a synthetic hormone may help, study suggests

  • Brain Stimulation Might Help Stroke Patients With Swallowing Problems
    (25-Mar-2011)
    Small, preliminary study found electrical therapy led to improved function in patients

  • Eating Disorders More Prevalent Than Thought Among American Teens
    (07-Mar-2011)
    Related social impairment, suicidal thoughts make this a major public health concern, researchers say

  • Eating Disorders More Prevalent Than Thought Among American Teens
    (07-Mar-2011)
    Related social impairment, suicidal thoughts make this a major public health concern, researchers say

  • Eating Disorders More Prevalent Than Thought Among American Teens
    (07-Mar-2011)
    Related social impairment, suicidal thoughts make this a major public health concern, researchers say

  • Self-Drawings May Reveal Hidden Eating Disorders
    (16-Feb-2011)
    Women with anorexia or bulimia tend to sketch their body features differently, researchers say

  • Self-Drawings May Reveal Hidden Eating Disorders
    (16-Feb-2011)
    Women with anorexia or bulimia tend to sketch their body features differently, researchers say

  • Self-Drawings May Reveal Hidden Eating Disorders
    (16-Feb-2011)
    Women with anorexia or bulimia tend to sketch their body features differently, researchers say

  • Wild Hogs in Texas Pose Infection Risk to Humans
    (28-Jan-2011)
    Use caution when handling wild game, officials urge

  • Severe Mental Health Disorders Untreated in Many U.S. Teens
    (21-Jan-2011)
    Shortage of mental health specialists for children likely to be a growing problem, experts warn

  • Study Refutes Myth That Eating Disorders Affect Whites Only
    (09-Jan-2011)
    Binge, purge behavior found in more Native American women than men, researchers say

  • Study Refutes Myth That Eating Disorders Affect Whites Only
    (09-Jan-2011)
    Binge, purge behavior found in more Native American women than men, researchers say

  • Surviving the Holiday Buffet
    (24-Dec-2010)
    Expert tips on enjoying yourself without getting indigestion

  • Rate of Eating Disorders in Kids Keeps Rising
    (29-Nov-2010)
    Anorexia and bulimia showing up more often in boys, minorities, experts report

  • Rate of Eating Disorders in Kids Keeps Rising
    (29-Nov-2010)
    Anorexia and bulimia showing up more often in boys, minorities, experts report

  • Anorexia Linked With Unplanned Pregnancies
    (03-Nov-2010)
    Patients may mistakenly assume they can't conceive, researchers say

  • People With Anorexia May Risk Serious Eye Damage
    (20-Oct-2010)
    It's unclear whether macular damage will progress to blindness, researchers say

  • Anorexic Teens May Gain From Whole-Family Treatment
    (04-Oct-2010)
    Instead of blaming parents, these experts involve them in recovery process

  • Anorexic Teens May Gain From Whole-Family Treatment
    (04-Oct-2010)
    Instead of blaming parents, these experts involve them in recovery process

  • Better Screening Urged for Self-Injury in Teens
    (27-Sep-2010)
    Not all kids who intentionally cut or burn themselves meet 'classic profile,' expert says

  • Health Tip: Talking to a Loved One About Anorexia
    (20-Aug-2010)
    How to express your concern

  • Eating Disorders, Addictions Tough to Treat in Teens
    (01-Jul-2010)
    What works in adult patients may not help younger people, experts say

  • Pro-Eating Disorder Sites Abound on the Internet
    (17-Jun-2010)
    Online 'thinspiration' is a mouse click away for vulnerable youth, study finds

  • Belly-Baring Cheerleaders at Raised Risk of Eating Disorders
    (04-Jun-2010)
    Body-image issues more likely when college team uniform reveals midriff, researcher says

  • Brain Volume Lost to Anorexia Reversible
    (02-Jun-2010)
    Gray matter can rebound after treatment and weight gain, researchers say

  • Laughter Can Stimulate a Dull Appetite
    (26-Apr-2010)
    Finding could help the elderly or sick who lose interest in food, researchers say

  • Many With Serious Eating Disorders Could Go Undiagnosed
    (12-Apr-2010)
    Too-rigid guidelines miss urgent cases of anorexia, bulimia, researchers say

  • Many With Serious Eating Disorders Could Go Undiagnosed
    (12-Apr-2010)
    Too-rigid guidelines miss urgent cases of anorexia, bulimia, researchers say

  • Short-Term Program for Binge Eaters Breaks New Ground
    (01-Apr-2010)
    Study first to find treatment that allows people to stay binge-free

  • With Anorexia, Body May Hoard Fat in Bones
    (10-Feb-2010)
    Finding may help explain osteoporosis among those with the eating disorder

  • With Anorexia, Body May Hoard Fat in Bones
    (10-Feb-2010)
    Finding may help explain osteoporosis among those with the eating disorder

  • Mealtime a Challenge for Some With Autism
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Those with the disorder prone to restrictive, obsessive eating habits

  • Phone Apps Dialing Up Eating Disorders
    (28-Dec-2009)
    High-tech aids might spur obsessive dieting -- but could also help fight obesity, experts say

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs of Binge Eating Disorder
    (11-Dec-2009)
    Here are possible symptoms

  • Using Cell Phones, Internet to Battle Eating Disorders
    (20-Nov-2009)
    Online and text messages might be more helpful than therapy for some, researchers suggest

  • Using Cell Phones, Internet to Battle Eating Disorders
    (20-Nov-2009)
    Online and text messages might be more helpful than therapy for some, researchers suggest

  • Using Cell Phones, Internet to Battle Eating Disorders
    (20-Nov-2009)
    Online and text messages might be more helpful than therapy for some, researchers suggest

  • Strides Made in Tonsil Cancer Repair
    (16-Oct-2009)
    New technique in palate reconstruction may make speaking, eating easier, study finds

  • Depressed Teens Continue to Suffer
    (04-Sep-2009)
    Those with mild depression more likely to suffer major episode later, researchers say

  • With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good
    (27-Jul-2009)
    Study finds no increase in gastrointestinal problems in kids with the disorder

  • Teens With Eating Disorders Benefit From Parents' Help
    (26-Jun-2009)
    Research shows that recovery improves with family involvement

  • Teens With Eating Disorders Benefit From Parents' Help
    (26-Jun-2009)
    Research shows that recovery improves with family involvement

  • Teens With Eating Disorders Benefit From Parents' Help
    (26-Jun-2009)
    Research shows that recovery improves with family involvement

  • Young Ballerinas May Face Heart, Bone Risks
    (05-Jun-2009)
    Too few calories, too much exertion can spell danger, study warns

  • Too Much Media May Be Tough on Kids' Health
    (02-Jun-2009)
    Expert warns parents to limit access to computers, TV and more

  • The Dark Side of Vegetarianism
    (01-Apr-2009)
    For some teens and young adults, it may be concealing eating disorders

  • The Dark Side of Vegetarianism
    (01-Apr-2009)
    For some teens and young adults, it may be concealing eating disorders

  • The Dark Side of Vegetarianism
    (01-Apr-2009)
    For some teens and young adults, it may be concealing eating disorders

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Anorexia
    (30-Jan-2009)
    Things that may help trigger the disorder

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Anorexia
    (30-Jan-2009)
    Things that may help trigger the disorder

  • Parents Not Best Barometer of Kid's Eating, Exercise Habits
    (09-Jan-2009)
    Survey found mismatch between perception, reality

  • Brains of Bulimia Patients Wired Differently
    (06-Jan-2009)
    Study found regions related to impulse control were less active

  • Brains of Bulimia Patients Wired Differently
    (06-Jan-2009)
    Study found regions related to impulse control were less active

  • Vigorous Treadmill Workout Curbs Appetite Hormones
    (26-Dec-2008)
    U.K. researchers say findings may lead to more effective ways to control weight

  • For the Obese, Holiday Tables Serve Platefuls of Doubt
    (20-Dec-2008)
    But fear of social pressures can be overcome with honest approach to food, expert says

  • Study Suggests Sugar May Be Addictive
    (10-Dec-2008)
    Finding might yield new insights into eating disorders, experts say

  • Intestinal 'Sleeve' Mimics Effects of Gastric Bypass
    (04-Dec-2008)
    Tests in rats show treatment device could be used to treat obesity in humans

  • New Scan Spots Beginning of Bone Problems in Anorexics
    (19-Nov-2008)
    Structural abnormalities start early, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Feeling Hungry?
    (13-Oct-2008)
    Things that may cause increased appetite

  • Bullying Top Concern of Parents With Overweight Child
    (11-Sep-2008)
    They view intimidation as even greater problem than obesity itself, study says

  • Brain 'Master Switch' May Control Appetite, Fertility
    (31-Aug-2008)
    Mouse study shows genetic link to signals telling body when it's full, safe to mate

  • Eating Habits Not Sole Cause of Thinness or Obesity
    (04-Jun-2008)
    How you eat counts, study says, but nervous system also dictates weight gain, loss

  • Risk Factors for Eating Disorders Vary by Gender
    (03-Jun-2008)
    Rejecting media images, resilience to negative comments should be focus of prevention

  • Risk Factors for Eating Disorders Vary by Gender
    (03-Jun-2008)
    Rejecting media images, resilience to negative comments should be focus of prevention

  • Risk Factors for Eating Disorders Vary by Gender
    (03-Jun-2008)
    Rejecting media images, resilience to negative comments should be focus of prevention

  • Disordered Eating Is Widespread Among U.S. Women
    (25-Apr-2008)
    75% say they behave abnormally around food, survey finds

  • Disordered Eating Is Widespread Among U.S. Women
    (25-Apr-2008)
    75% say they behave abnormally around food, survey finds

  • Disordered Eating Is Widespread Among U.S. Women
    (25-Apr-2008)
    75% say they behave abnormally around food, survey finds

  • Prolonged Fasting Boosts Risk of Rare Stroke
    (15-Apr-2008)
    Avoiding food during religious holidays such as Ramadan increased risk almost 3-fold

  • 'Diabulimia' Triples Risk of Death Among Women With Diabetes
    (27-Feb-2008)
    Restricting insulin doses to lose weight increases chances of complications, study finds

  • Depression, Obesity Coexist in Many Middle-Aged Women
    (14-Jan-2008)
    Those 40 to 65 twice as likely to find either symptom fuels the other, study suggests

  • Brain Scans Shed Light on Why People Overeat
    (14-Jan-2008)
    Targeting left posterior amygdala could lead to new treatments, study shows

  • Science Could Erase Stigma of Anorexia
    (11-Jan-2008)
    Better understanding of genetic, biological causes could lead more to feel comfortable seeking treatment

  • Having Twin Sister Boosts Men's Anorexia Risk
    (03-Dec-2007)
    Shared fetal environment may be to blame, researchers say

  • Brain Activity Points to Origins of Anorexia
    (03-Dec-2007)
    MRI scans reveal differences in neurological reward responses

  • Having Twin Sister Boosts Men's Anorexia Risk
    (03-Dec-2007)
    Shared fetal environment may be to blame, researchers say

  • High-Fat Diet Can Disrupt Body's Clock
    (06-Nov-2007)
    Like a midnight raid on the fridge for junk food -- sleep often suffers, study says

  • Health Tip: Triggers of Bulimia
    (12-Oct-2007)
    Including an obsession with body image and weight

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs of Anorexia
    (10-Oct-2007)
    Symptoms of the eating disorder

  • Health Tip: Understanding Compulsive Overeating
    (04-Oct-2007)
    What's behind the disorder

  • Parental Involvement Key to Battling Bulimia
    (04-Sep-2007)
    Study found twice the success rate when parents took part in therapy

  • Health Tip: Creating a Healthy Body Image
    (20-Jun-2007)
    Help prevent eating disorders

  • Dads' Parenting Style Influences Childhood Obesity
    (06-May-2007)
    Clear limits, parental follow-through can help curb overweight epidemic

  • Eating Disorders Often Overlooked in Boys
    (04-May-2007)
    They don't share the warning signs of young girls, studies find

  • Eating Disorders Often Overlooked in Boys
    (04-May-2007)
    They don't share the warning signs of young girls, studies find

  • Mom Was Right: Eating Soup Cuts Calorie Intake
    (01-May-2007)
    Study finds a bit of broth can spell bliss for weight-watchers

  • U.S. Centers to Launch Major Study of Anorexia
    (31-Mar-2007)
    Developing effective treatments keyed to family support is researchers' goal

  • U.S. Centers to Launch Major Study of Anorexia
    (31-Mar-2007)
    Developing effective treatments keyed to family support is researchers' goal

  • Eating Disorders: A Midlife Crisis for Some Women
    (18-Mar-2007)
    More middle-age women are seeking treatment for anorexia and bulimia

  • Health Tip: Signs of Binge-Eating Disorder
    (21-Feb-2007)
    A compulsive need to eat

  • Furor Over Anorexic Models Hits U.S. Fashion Week
    (02-Feb-2007)
    Eating-disorders experts urge designers to shun rail-thin young women

  • Know the Signs of Eating Disorders
    (02-Feb-2007)
    Experts offer tips on spotting problems early

  • Binge Eating Tops Other Eating Disorders: Survey
    (01-Feb-2007)
    The compulsive behavior is widespread and helps drive obesity epidemic, experts say

  • Binge Eating Tops Other Eating Disorders: Survey
    (01-Feb-2007)
    The compulsive behavior is widespread and helps drive obesity epidemic, experts say

  • People Make More Food Decisions Than They Think
    (14-Jan-2007)
    Plate size, packaging influence 'mindless autopilot' of more than 200 choices a day, study says

  • Lifestyle Traits Boosts Kids' Weight
    (12-Jan-2007)
    More TV time, fewer family meals, unsafe neighborhoods cited by study

  • Media Might Fuel Eating Disorders
    (02-Jan-2007)
    Study found teens who read weight-loss articles more likely to practice unhealthy behaviors

  • Media Might Fuel Eating Disorders
    (02-Jan-2007)
    Study found teens who read weight-loss articles more likely to practice unhealthy behaviors

  • Teen Use of Eating Disorders Web Sites on the Rise
    (05-Dec-2006)
    And parents often unaware children are visiting dangerous sites, study finds

  • Hair Analysis May Help Detect Eating Disorders
    (17-Oct-2006)
    Analyzing two key molecules spots anorexia and bulimia, researchers say

  • Higher Protein Diet Helps Keep Hunger Away
    (05-Sep-2006)
    Animal studies illuminate mechanism that boosts hormone controlling weight

  • A Biological Basis for Being a Couch Potato?
    (14-Aug-2006)
    Brain chemical study suggests humans may be wired for restlessness or just staying put

  • Battle of the Sexes: Body Health Is What They See
    (11-Aug-2006)
    Companion studies show how men and women differ in diet, exercise behaviors to alter looks

  • Online Program Targets Eating Disorders in College Women
    (08-Aug-2006)
    Innovative intervention called 'Student Bodies' promotes healthy eating, enhanced self-imaging

  • Online Program Targets Eating Disorders in College Women
    (08-Aug-2006)
    Innovative intervention called 'Student Bodies' promotes healthy eating, enhanced self-imaging

  • Online Program Targets Eating Disorders in College Women
    (08-Aug-2006)
    Innovative intervention called 'Student Bodies' promotes healthy eating, enhanced self-imaging

  • Health Tip: Know the Signs of Anorexia
    (05-Jul-2006)
    Look for changes in weight and personality

  • Prozac Not Effective Against Anorexia
    (13-Jun-2006)
    It's no more beneficial than a placebo, study finds

  • Prozac Not Effective Against Anorexia
    (13-Jun-2006)
    It's no more beneficial than a placebo, study finds

  • Anorexia Might Have Genetic Link
    (07-Mar-2006)
    Anxious or depressed children could be at risk for the eating disorder, researchers say

  • Gene May Explain Bulimia-OCD Link
    (03-Mar-2006)
    Obsessive-compulsive disorders and eating disorders tend to appear together, researchers note

  • Fetal Complications Raise Risk of Eating Disorders
    (06-Jan-2006)
    Study found the more complications, the higher the later risk of anorexia and bulimia

  • Fetal Complications Raise Risk of Eating Disorders
    (06-Jan-2006)
    Study found the more complications, the higher the later risk of anorexia and bulimia

  • A Kernel of Truth About Portion Sizes
    (24-Nov-2005)
    Study finds even stale popcorn was appealing in larger batches

  • Health Tip: Don't Overuse Laxatives
    (15-Nov-2005)
    Consider safer, natural alternatives

  • Experts Define Traits Driving Eating Disorders
    (23-Sep-2005)
    Perfectionism, anxiety and age at first period are all key, they say

  • Health Tip: Prevent Eating Disorders
    (19-Sep-2005)
    Don't talk about weight in a negative way

  • Brain Serotonin Could Link Anxiety, Anorexia
    (06-Sep-2005)
    The finding might lead to new treatments, researchers say

  • Preteen Dieting Can Signal Trouble Ahead
    (26-JUN-2005)
    Early signs of eating disorders emerging in younger girls, experts say

  • Family Dinners Lower Risk For Eating Disorders
    (18-NOV-2004)
    Girls, especially, benefit from regular family mealtimes

  • Family Dinners Lower Risk For Eating Disorders
    (18-NOV-2004)
    Girls, especially, benefit from regular family mealtimes

  • Keeping Female High School Athletes on Track
    (03-NOV-2004)
    Program targets eating disorders, body-shaping drug use

  • Keeping Female High School Athletes on Track
    (03-NOV-2004)
    Program targets eating disorders, body-shaping drug use

  • Appetite Hormone Key to Women's Health
    (01-SEP-2004)
    Low leptin levels tied to several problems, but can be treated