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The habit of overeating, when sustained over a long period of time, could damage pathways in the hypothalamus - a part of the brain that regulates met...
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A drug from Shire plc, a global pharmaceutical company, is currently scheduled for priority FDA review as a treatment for adults with binge eating dis...
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Melanie Gaydos is a fashion model - but she also has a rare condition called ectodermal dysplasia, which makes her bald. In a recent interview for the...
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Besides being a cultural mainstay in the Middle East, belly dancing might also help to improve body image, say researchers from Flinders University in...
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While mindless snacking tends to be common when we're in front of the TV, a new study suggests that what we're watching could influence our eating hab...
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A study at the University of Westminster found that British Muslim women who wear the hijab may have a better body image than those who don't. Researc...
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A study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation suggests that estrogen could help to prevent binge eating behavior by activating s...
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A link between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases has been discovered by Finnish researchers, suggesting that eating disorder risk could...
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The dangers of anorexia tend to be associated with being rail thin, but new research suggests that the indication of trouble is drastic weight loss -...
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In what would be a landmark move, Italian officials are proposing that owners and publishers of pro-anorexia or pro-bulimia websites be subject to jai...