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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. And yet, the hunger hormone, called ghrelin, is most frequently found at a normal or even lower level in these patients. The Inserm Unit 1073 team “Nutrition, inflammation and dysfunction of the gut-brain axis” (Inserm/University of Rouen) has just explained this mechanism causing this paradoxical hyperphagia. Certain antibodies have a greater...

2013-10-07 13:31:46

This press release is in support of a presentation by Professor Suzanne Dickson on Monday Oct. 7 at the 26th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, Spain Food addiction is not yet recognized as a mental disorder but certain obese individuals clearly display addictive-like behavior towards food. To achieve a formal diagnostic status, 'food addiction' requires a stronger evidence base to support the claim that certain ingredients have addictive properties identical to addictive drugs of abuse. This...

2013-09-27 23:22:41

Dawning Visions Hypnosis, Inc. announces its new hypnotic training course for licensed medical professionals only. Billerica, MA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Dawning Visions Hypnosis, Inc. is pleased to announce its upcoming hypnotic training course especially designed for licensed medical professionals. The first major purpose of this course is to give medical personnel the tools they need to effectively work through their own personal issues which may be affecting their job performance...

2013-09-20 11:30:06

UCSF clinical research study first to compare refeeding protocols for anorexia nervosa 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, according to a study by researchers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. The findings will be published in the November issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health along with an accompanying editorial and two supporting...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the National Institutes of Health, almost 3.8 million Americans will suffer from anorexia at some point in their life. Thought to be primarily psychological in nature, anorexia nervosa may have a partial genetic cause – according to a new report in Molecular Psychiatry. “These findings point in a direction that probably no one would have considered taking before,” said study author Nicholas J. Schork, a professor at...

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 understanding and awareness of the prevalence of eating disorders. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Eating Disorder Clinics industry to its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 Today, more than 11 million...

2013-08-31 23:01:55

Eating disorders treatment may be more effective when the goals look beyond weight. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 An eating disorder study conducted at the University of Sydney, University of London and University of Chicago suggests that a shift in traditional methods of treatment for eating disorders can have a major impact on recovery. The first study to look at evidence based treatment for anorexia nervosa, the study concluded that a shift from weight management to...

2013-08-28 23:03:34

New research indicates that teens with anorexia nervosa have bigger brains than teens that do not have the eating disorder. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 New research indicates that teens with anorexia nervosa have bigger brains than teens that do not have the eating disorder. That is according to a study by researchers at the University of Colorado’s School of Medicine that examined a group of adolescents with anorexia nervosa and a group without. They found that girls with...


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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.