Latest Binge eating disorder Stories

2012-01-17 15:00:00

After a mysterious and debilitating disease involving the nervous system sidelined him for several years, author Robert Polsky has burst back on the scene with a book for anyone who has ever wondered why they can´t seem to lose weight. “Why You Suck at Weight Loss: How Your Emotions Make You Fat and How to Transform Them” looks at eating disorders, such as emotional eating, food addiction and binge eating and gets to the root of why even good diets so often fail. Los Angeles,...

One-in-six Americans Are Binge Drinkers: CDC
2012-01-11 06:04:38

More than 38 million U.S. adults, or about 17 percent of the population, engaged in binge drinking at least four times a month in 2010, consuming an average of eight drinks per occasion, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These rates of binge drinking were much higher than previously believed, the health agency said. Binge drinking was more common in those between the ages of 18-34, although people 65 and older also binge...

2011-12-14 08:00:00

The Health Sciences Social Network Life-Sciences.net features the latest scientific publications in Health. The most recently featured articles deal with binge eating and depression in younger women and the effects of noise emission from wind farms on human health. (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 The Health Sciences Social Network Life-Sciences.net features the latest scientific publications in the basic and applied life and earth sciences including biology, agriculture, forestry, the...

2011-12-08 21:45:32

Overeating, whether in children or adults, often takes place even in the absence of hunger, resulting in weight gain and obesity. Current methods to treat such overeating in youth focus on therapies that restrict what kids may eat, requiring them to track their food intake and engage in intensive exercise. But for most children, such behavioral therapy techniques don't work long term, according to Kerri Boutelle, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of...

2011-10-26 13:02:12

Amount of men seeking treatment lower than estimated number of sufferers Binge eating is a disorder which affects both men and women, yet men remain underrepresented in research. A new study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders has found that the medical impact of the disorder is just as damaging to men as it is to women, yet research has shown that the number of men seeking treatment is far lower than the estimated number of sufferers. "Binge eating is closely...

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