Eating and Appetite Disorder News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/4/2010
Belly-Baring Cheerleaders at Raised Risk of Eating Disorders

Body-image issues more likely when college team uniform reveals midriff, researcher says

4/26/2010
Laughter Can Stimulate a Dull Appetite

Finding could help the elderly or sick who lose interest in food, researchers say

4/1/2010
Short-Term Program for Binge Eaters Breaks New Ground

Study first to find treatment that allows people to stay binge-free

2/10/2010
With Anorexia, Body May Hoard Fat in Bones

Finding may help explain osteoporosis among those with the eating disorder

2/3/2010
Mealtime a Challenge for Some With Autism

Those with the disorder prone to restrictive, obsessive eating habits

12/28/2009
Phone Apps Dialing Up Eating Disorders

High-tech aids might spur obsessive dieting -- but could also help fight obesity, experts say

12/11/2009
11/20/2009
Using Cell Phones, Internet to Battle Eating Disorders

Online and text messages might be more helpful than therapy for some, researchers suggest

10/16/2009
Strides Made in Tonsil Cancer Repair

New technique in palate reconstruction may make speaking, eating easier, study finds

7/27/2009
With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good

Study finds no increase in gastrointestinal problems in kids with the disorder

6/26/2009
Teens With Eating Disorders Benefit From Parents' Help

Research shows that recovery improves with family involvement

6/5/2009
Young Ballerinas May Face Heart, Bone Risks

Too few calories, too much exertion can spell danger, study warns

6/2/2009
Too Much Media May Be Tough on Kids' Health

Expert warns parents to limit access to computers, TV and more

4/1/2009
The Dark Side of Vegetarianism

For some teens and young adults, it may be concealing eating disorders

1/30/2009
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Anorexia

Things that may help trigger the disorder

1/9/2009
Parents Not Best Barometer of Kid's Eating, Exercise Habits

Survey found mismatch between perception, reality

1/6/2009
Brains of Bulimia Patients Wired Differently

Study found regions related to impulse control were less active

12/26/2008
Vigorous Treadmill Workout Curbs Appetite Hormones

U.K. researchers say findings may lead to more effective ways to control weight

12/20/2008
For the Obese, Holiday Tables Serve Platefuls of Doubt

But fear of social pressures can be overcome with honest approach to food, expert says

12/10/2008
Study Suggests Sugar May Be Addictive

Finding might yield new insights into eating disorders, experts say

12/4/2008
Intestinal 'Sleeve' Mimics Effects of Gastric Bypass

Tests in rats show treatment device could be used to treat obesity in humans

10/13/2008
Health Tip: Feeling Hungry?

Things that may cause increased appetite

9/11/2008
Bullying Top Concern of Parents With Overweight Child

They view intimidation as even greater problem than obesity itself, study says

8/31/2008
Brain 'Master Switch' May Control Appetite, Fertility

Mouse study shows genetic link to signals telling body when it's full, safe to mate

6/4/2008
Eating Habits Not Sole Cause of Thinness or Obesity

How you eat counts, study says, but nervous system also dictates weight gain, loss

6/3/2008
Risk Factors for Eating Disorders Vary by Gender

Rejecting media images, resilience to negative comments should be focus of prevention

4/25/2008
Disordered Eating Is Widespread Among U.S. Women

75% say they behave abnormally around food, survey finds

4/15/2008
Prolonged Fasting Boosts Risk of Rare Stroke

Avoiding food during religious holidays such as Ramadan increased risk almost 3-fold

1/14/2008
Brain Scans Shed Light on Why People Overeat

Targeting left posterior amygdala could lead to new treatments, study shows

1/14/2008
Depression, Obesity Coexist in Many Middle-Aged Women

Those 40 to 65 twice as likely to find either symptom fuels the other, study suggests

11/23/2007
Teen Boys at Growing Risk for Eating Disorders

Decade of data shows increase in weight-control behaviors across cultures

11/6/2007
High-Fat Diet Can Disrupt Body's Clock

Like a midnight raid on the fridge for junk food -- sleep often suffers, study says

10/12/2007
Health Tip: Triggers of Bulimia

Including an obsession with body image and weight

10/4/2007
9/4/2007
Parental Involvement Key to Battling Bulimia

Study found twice the success rate when parents took part in therapy

8/10/2007
Web Sites Serve Up Dangerous Eating Disorders Advice

Parents often fail to recognize children's use of harmful venues for weight-loss tips

6/20/2007
Health Tip: Creating a Healthy Body Image

Help prevent eating disorders

5/6/2007
Dads' Parenting Style Influences Childhood Obesity

Clear limits, parental follow-through can help curb overweight epidemic

5/1/2007
Mom Was Right: Eating Soup Cuts Calorie Intake

Study finds a bit of broth can spell bliss for weight-watchers

3/31/2007
U.S. Centers to Launch Major Study of Anorexia

Developing effective treatments keyed to family support is researchers' goal

3/18/2007
Eating Disorders: A Midlife Crisis for Some Women

More middle-age women are seeking treatment for anorexia and bulimia

2/21/2007
2/2/2007
Furor Over Anorexic Models Hits U.S. Fashion Week

Eating-disorders experts urge designers to shun rail-thin young women

2/2/2007
Know the Signs of Eating Disorders

Experts offer tips on spotting problems early

1/14/2007
People Make More Food Decisions Than They Think

Plate size, packaging influence 'mindless autopilot' of more than 200 choices a day, study says

1/12/2007
Lifestyle Traits Boosts Kids' Weight

More TV time, fewer family meals, unsafe neighborhoods cited by study

12/5/2006
Teen Use of Eating Disorders Web Sites on the Rise

And parents often unaware children are visiting dangerous sites, study finds

10/17/2006
Hair Analysis May Help Detect Eating Disorders

Analyzing two key molecules spots anorexia and bulimia, researchers say

9/5/2006
Higher Protein Diet Helps Keep Hunger Away

Animal studies illuminate mechanism that boosts hormone controlling weight

8/14/2006
A Biological Basis for Being a Couch Potato?

Brain chemical study suggests humans may be wired for restlessness or just staying put