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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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.