Genome wide analysis of anorexia identifies the common roots the disease shares with metabolic and psychiatric traits.
Researchers have pinpointed the precise cellular connections responsible for triggering overeating.
The findings of three new studies reveal only 50% of those with eating disorders seek help for their condition. Certain demographics are less likely to seek help. Those with eating disorders have a 5-6 times higher risk of suicide attempts.
Study reveals how eating disorders in some women are inextricably linked to their culture and upbringing.
Researchers report when food is absent, Agrp neurons initiate repetitive behaviors.
People with eating disorders are up to twelve times more likely to experience body dysmorphia than those without a history of eating disorders. 76% of those with eating disorders report suffering from body dysmorphia, a new study reveals.
A new study suggests we may have problems telling our toes apart and this might have implications for the way our brain perceives our bodies.
Using virtual reality, researchers shed light on how those with anorexia perceive their own bodies.The study also found women with anorexia consider severely underweight bodies to be ideal and most attractive.
A small study suggests deep brain stimulation may be beneficial for improving mood and reducing anxiety while helping to increase weight in those with anorexia.
Researchers have identified a psychological pathway that can lead to body dysmorphia, causing an increased risk of both eating and exercise disorders.
A new study reports that, even after extensive treatment and weight gain, the brains of those with anorexia may remain altered, leaving them at additional risk of relapse.