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2011-07-07 06:52:16

Individuals who have eating disorders have an elevated mortality rate, especially those with anorexia nervosa (AN), according to this meta-analysis of previous studies.

2006-08-28 13:04:32

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young women with bulimia may find their symptoms diminish after they get married or move in with a partner, but that doesn't mean the eating disorder is cured, new research suggests.

2005-12-02 14:00:00

Purging disorder appears to be a disorder that is separate from bulimia nervosa, Iowa researchers report in the International Journal of Eating Disorders.


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'.