Activation of a neural circuit can inhibit binge like eating behaviors in mice.
The largest delay discounting effects were found to be associated with bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, and schizophrenia. The image is in the public domain.
According to a new study, women with apple shaped bodies may be at higher risk of binge eating episodes.
A combination of chronic stress and high-calorie diets raised insulin levels tenfold in the amygdala of mice. Prolonged high levels of insulin in the central amygdala resulted in neurons becoming desensitized to insulin. The desensitized neurons boosted NPY levels, which promoted eating and reduced the normal homeostasis response to burn calories. The findings may shed light on why some indulge in high-calorie foods when stressed, and why this may lead to obesity.
Study reveals how eating disorders in some women are inextricably linked to their culture and upbringing.
Contrary to popular belief, people with eating disorders like bulimia nervosa do not lose control and binge eat in response to stressful events.
A new study has identified a biological pathway associated with the risk for developing an eating disorder.
A new study reports Parkinson's patients who take dopamine agonists are more likely to develop impulse control disorders.
Was your New Year's resolution to ditch a bad habit? Researchers explore the best ways to curb your withdrawal and explain why relapse isn't always such a bad thing.