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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...

2013-08-31 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 23:30:43

Whether it’s a parent or a bureaucrat, ‘food police’ can produce a ‘fatlash’ says author, Karen Kataline. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Whether it’s a parent or a bureaucrat, ‘food police’ can produce a ‘fatlash’ says Karen Kataline, a professional social worker and former Little Miss Denver County. Before Karen Kataline knew what a calorie was, she was restricted to 500 of them a day. At dinner, she was not served the same foods as her parents and brother....

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...

Genetic Link Alcoholism Eating Disorders
2013-08-21 12:31:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Alcoholics and gluttons may have more in common than you might think, according to a new study in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers studied nearly 6,000 adult twins and found that people with alcohol dependency may be more genetically susceptible to certain types of eating disorders, such as binge eating or purging. "This supports the idea that there are common genetic factors contributing to alcohol...

binge eating and bipolar disorder
2013-07-26 09:04:43

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a new study, researchers found bipolar disorder develops differently for people who binge eat. Often, binge eating and obesity accompany bipolar disorder, but researchers have now found the mood disorder functions differently in obese patients who binge eat compared to those who do not. Up to four percent of Americans are estimated to have either bipolar disorder type I or type II, though many go undiagnosed. Slightly fewer than...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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