Eating Disorders

An eating disorder is a mental disorder defined by abnormal eating habits that negatively affect a person's physical or mental health.
What is an Eating Disorder?

Eating disorders are a type of serious mental health condition characterized by severe disturbances in eating behaviors and related thoughts and emotions.

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Higher BMI linked to increased risk of binge-eating disorder in adolescents

Higher BMI linked to increased risk of binge-eating disorder in adolescents

Binge-eating disorder persists longer than previously thought, study shows

Binge-eating disorder persists longer than previously thought, study shows

Web-based self-help program proves effective in treating binge eating disorder

Web-based self-help program proves effective in treating binge eating disorder

Meta-analysis unveils connection between insulin-dependent diabetes and eating disorders

Meta-analysis unveils connection between insulin-dependent diabetes and eating disorders

New review explores the key gender differences in sleep, circadian rhythms and metabolism

New review explores the key gender differences in sleep, circadian rhythms and metabolism

Gut-friendly psychobiotics could brighten moods and fight depression

Gut-friendly psychobiotics could brighten moods and fight depression

The whey to go: Researchers unlock the potential of whey-derived proteins for cancer prevention

The whey to go: Researchers unlock the potential of whey-derived proteins for cancer prevention

Lactate's role in driving cancer cachexia uncovered

Lactate's role in driving cancer cachexia uncovered

Innovative CAR T cell therapy targets two proteins to combat aggressive brain tumor growth

Innovative CAR T cell therapy targets two proteins to combat aggressive brain tumor growth

New hope for binge eating and bulimia: GLP-1 drugs could be the key

New hope for binge eating and bulimia: GLP-1 drugs could be the key

Understanding giggle incontinence: Causes, symptoms, and management

Understanding giggle incontinence: Causes, symptoms, and management

Early childhood appetite traits linked to adolescent eating disorders, study finds

Early childhood appetite traits linked to adolescent eating disorders, study finds

Overcoming barriers to eating disorder treatment for low-income patients

Overcoming barriers to eating disorder treatment for low-income patients

Early childhood food responsiveness may predict eating disorder symptoms

Early childhood food responsiveness may predict eating disorder symptoms

Adolescent males with anorexia nervosa have higher mortality rates

Adolescent males with anorexia nervosa have higher mortality rates

Twin study investigates the role of the microbiome as a modifier in mental disorders

Twin study investigates the role of the microbiome as a modifier in mental disorders

Study unveils how cannabis affects brain's feeding center

Study unveils how cannabis affects brain's feeding center

What is the prevalence of use of nonprescribed and medically unapproved weight-loss products in adolescents?

What is the prevalence of use of nonprescribed and medically unapproved weight-loss products in adolescents?

The link between circadian rhythm and night eating syndrome

The link between circadian rhythm and night eating syndrome

Research identifies genetic connection between anorexia and morning chronotype

Research identifies genetic connection between anorexia and morning chronotype

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