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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Novel zoonotic Langya virus identified in China

Novel zoonotic Langya virus identified in China

Researchers examine how age, sex, weight and puberty were linked to disordered eating in children

Researchers examine how age, sex, weight and puberty were linked to disordered eating in children

Three things to know about insurance coverage for abortion

Three things to know about insurance coverage for abortion

‘Hypervitaminosis D’ is on the rise and linked to serious health issues

‘Hypervitaminosis D’ is on the rise and linked to serious health issues

Women diagnosed with anorexia nervosa are more likely to have underweight babies

Women diagnosed with anorexia nervosa are more likely to have underweight babies

The potential of DNA-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidates

The potential of DNA-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidates

Does fecal viral excretion provide insights into on GI symptoms of COVID-19?

Does fecal viral excretion provide insights into on GI symptoms of COVID-19?

Anorexia patients show notable reductions in three critical measures of the brain, study reveals

Anorexia patients show notable reductions in three critical measures of the brain, study reveals

Gastrointestinal complications caused by SARS-CoV-2

Gastrointestinal complications caused by SARS-CoV-2

Major study reveals key differences in brain structure between people with and without anorexia

Major study reveals key differences in brain structure between people with and without anorexia

People lifting weights for aesthetic reasons run the risk of bigorexia

People lifting weights for aesthetic reasons run the risk of bigorexia

Autistic adults have worse health and poorer quality healthcare

Autistic adults have worse health and poorer quality healthcare

Case report: human breast milk from vaccinated woman clears persistent SARS-CoV-2 infection

Case report: human breast milk from vaccinated woman clears persistent SARS-CoV-2 infection

Exploring vitamin D and acute COVID-19 infection

Exploring vitamin D and acute COVID-19 infection

Study describes the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on pediatric primary care mental health visits

Study describes the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on pediatric primary care mental health visits

As eating disorders spike during pandemic, rural treatment options lag

As eating disorders spike during pandemic, rural treatment options lag

Discovery of key regulator of body weight could lead to new treatments for metabolic disorders

Discovery of key regulator of body weight could lead to new treatments for metabolic disorders

Magic mushroom compound helps to 'open up' depressed people's brains after use

Magic mushroom compound helps to 'open up' depressed people's brains after use

Wireless remote care platform may help manage neurological disorders at home

Wireless remote care platform may help manage neurological disorders at home

Researchers explore the link between immunoglobulins and blood profile in severe SARS-CoV-2 patients

Researchers explore the link between immunoglobulins and blood profile in severe SARS-CoV-2 patients