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Latest Anorexia nervosa Stories

2013-11-13 10:31:55

A growing body of evidence shows the impact of diet on brain function, and identifies patterns of brain activity associated with eating disorders such as binge eating and purging.

Teen Boys Struggle With Body Image Eating Disorders
2013-11-05 09:05:59

A new study found that as many as 17.9 percent of teenage boys are “extremely concerned” about their build and weight.

2013-10-30 10:35:36

Despite their efforts, many morbidly obese people continue to consume too much food (hyperphagia) compared to their reserves and their needs.

2013-10-07 13:31:46

Food addiction is not yet recognized as a mental disorder but certain obese individuals clearly display addictive-like behavior towards food.

2013-09-20 11:30:06

Higher calorie diets produce twice the rate of weight gain compared to the lower calorie diets that currently are recommended for adolescents hospitalized with anorexia nervosa.

New Study Finds Anorexia Has A Genetic Link, At Least Partially
2013-09-11 15:38:56

According to the National Institutes of Health, almost 3.8 million Americans will suffer from anorexia at some point in their lives. Thought to be primarily psychological in nature, anorexia nervosa may have a partial genetic cause.

2013-09-02 23:03:34

Although the recession caused more people with eating disorders to avoid spending money on treatment, industry revenue still grew slightly during the five years to 2013, partially due to increasing


Latest Anorexia nervosa Reference Libraries

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.