Latest Pro-ana Stories

2015-02-24 23:03:13

Now open and admitting patients, Ohio-based eating disorder treatment center contends that online content, social media and apps can contribute to an eating disorder as well as foster lasting

2011-02-22 16:53:20

UC researchers reveal a new social support group that’s emerging on the Web – a secretive society to encourage negative behaviors associated with eating disorders.

2011-02-07 11:20:44

The more time adolescent girls spend in front of Facebook, the more their chances of developing a negative body image and various eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia and exaggerated dieting.

2010-07-02 14:37:00

CHICAGO, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For women with low self-esteem, poor body image and a certain genetic predisposition towards an eating disorder, the messages promoted on pro-eating disorder web sites can be similar to someone considering suicide finding a loaded gun on her pillow. Recent efforts to raise awareness of pro anorexia and bulimia web sites often pay little attention to deaths that may result from the actions of the web site operators, according to Dr.

2010-06-18 09:15:00

Web sites that promote anorexia and bulimia offer interactive communities where site users can encourage one another in unhealthy eating behaviors, yet the majority of these sites also recognize eating disorders as a disease.

2008-12-10 12:55:00

Ana Luiza Rotta to discuss the rise of harmful and illegal content on the Web and detail global initiatives designed to protect minors MIAMI, Dec.

2008-04-15 19:20:00

A new French bill may make glamorizing anorexia come to an abrupt halt, even in the fashion and advertising industries.

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