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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.
The role of the brainâ€™s opioid receptor systemâ€”or endorphin systemâ€”may hold the key to understanding and treating bulimia nervosa, according to research reported in the Society of Nuclear Medicineâ€™s August issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
Study delivered at Society of Nuclear Medicine's 52nd Annual Meeting suggests relationship between brain's opioids and bulimic behavior.
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.