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2012-06-25 21:04:21

Deep brain stimulation reduces binge eating in mice, suggesting that this surgery, which is approved for treatment of certain neurologic and psychiatric disorders, may also be an effective therapy for obesity.

Ghrelin Can Cause Some People To Reward Themselves With Even More Food
2012-05-07 12:21:05

New research reveals how our minds may be hard-wired to chemically reward ourselves with delicious food, no matter how full we feel.

2012-02-17 12:00:00

2012 BED conference- Philadelphia: "Revolution Ahead: Illuminating the Path to Freedom from BED, Emotional Overeating, & Weight Stigma." 3 days of workshops, networking and education

2012-02-13 11:00:00

Mismanaging Food and Health? During February, issues about weight-management, bulimia, anorexia and over-eating become a national concern.

People-Pleasers More Likely To Overeat
2012-02-02 13:33:22

A recent U.S.-based study indicates that people who aim to please others are also more likely to overeat at parties or social gatherings. On account of an acute sensitivity to the feelings of others, the report found that these people tend to eat, and eat not because they´re hungry but because they believe it will put others at ease. As the study´s lead author Julie Exline, a psychologist at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, explained: “They don´t...


Word of the Day
eupeptic
  • Of or relating to good digestion.
  • Cheerful.
The word 'eupeptic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'good' and 'digest'.
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