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Research shows the value of Multi-User Virtual Reality remote psychotherapy for eating disorders

Research shows the value of Multi-User Virtual Reality remote psychotherapy for eating disorders

Methamphetamine use linked to risky sexual behavior

Methamphetamine use linked to risky sexual behavior

Young people cite barriers to seeking help for eating disorders

Young people cite barriers to seeking help for eating disorders

GlobalData: One fifth of consumers trying to lose weight are concerned about related diseases

GlobalData: One fifth of consumers trying to lose weight are concerned about related diseases

Appearance-related teasing may increase risk for adolescent alcohol and marijuana use

Appearance-related teasing may increase risk for adolescent alcohol and marijuana use

New method to construct personalized gene networks may contribute to personalized treatments

New method to construct personalized gene networks may contribute to personalized treatments

Patients with anorexia nervosa face similar health complications as their counterparts with low BMI

Patients with anorexia nervosa face similar health complications as their counterparts with low BMI

Anorexia rates rising in younger children

Anorexia rates rising in younger children

Study: Obese boys have double the risk of having children with asthma

Study: Obese boys have double the risk of having children with asthma

Researchers find eating disorder trends that warrant increased screening

Researchers find eating disorder trends that warrant increased screening

Postmenopausal women who are "apple" shaped have greater risk of heart problems

Postmenopausal women who are "apple" shaped have greater risk of heart problems

Researchers discover protein involved in nematode stress response

Researchers discover protein involved in nematode stress response

People infer personality traits by looking at body shape

People infer personality traits by looking at body shape

Simple way to measure abdominal obesity index

Simple way to measure abdominal obesity index

New device for accurately placing hemodialysis catheters on kidney patients

New device for accurately placing hemodialysis catheters on kidney patients

Salads should be selected carefully by people slimming for summer

Salads should be selected carefully by people slimming for summer

Normal weight people with fat belly may have more chance of heart problems

Normal weight people with fat belly may have more chance of heart problems

Sweet tooth gene linked to less body fat, research shows

Sweet tooth gene linked to less body fat, research shows

New analysis describes how childhood obesity 'pandemic' promotes cancer

New analysis describes how childhood obesity 'pandemic' promotes cancer

Higher waist and hip size strongly linked to heart attack risk among women

Higher waist and hip size strongly linked to heart attack risk among women