Latest Bulimia nervosa Stories

2006-01-05 09:20:00

Children of women who experience birth difficulties seem to be more likely to develop of anorexia and bulimia later in life, Italian researchers suggest.

2005-12-28 15:22:56

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The drug topiramate, usually used as an anti-seizure treatment, can reduce bingeing and purging in women with bulimia nervosa and improve their quality of life, a new study shows.

2005-12-02 14:00:00

Purging disorder appears to be a disorder that is separate from bulimia nervosa, Iowa researchers report in the International Journal of Eating Disorders.

2005-09-29 14:20:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adolescent girls with eating disorders are at risk of also developing anxiety disorders, and vice versa, according to a new study. Dr. Pamela K.

2005-09-21 13:58:42

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Researchers may be zeroing in on some of the genes that increase a person's vulnerability to the eating disorders anorexia and bulimia.

2005-08-10 00:59:26

The role of the brain’s opioid receptor system—or endorphin system—may hold the key to understanding and treating bulimia nervosa, according to research reported in the Society of Nuclear Medicine’s August issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

2005-06-20 21:41:35

Study delivered at Society of Nuclear Medicine's 52nd Annual Meeting suggests relationship between brain's opioids and bulimic behavior.

2004-11-27 03:00:13

ABSTRACT In patients with anorexia nervosa (AN), an assessment of changes in body composition and nutritional status is crucial for adequate nutritional management during refeeding therapies.

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  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
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