bulimia

Autistic Children Face Higher Risk of Developing Eating Disorders

Autistic Children Face Higher Risk of Developing Eating Disorders

A new study finds that autistic traits can set the stage for eating disorders. Previous research has found that about 20 percent to 30 percent of adults with eating disorders...
Social Media May Put Some Teens at Risk for Disordered Eating

Social Media May Put Some Teens at Risk for Disordered Eating

A new Australian study suggests social media may contribute to leading young adolescent girls and boys down a path of body image issues and eating disorder behaviors. Researchers found that...
Parents and Expanded Holistic Approach Important in Helping Youth Recover from Anorexia

Parents and Expanded Holistic Approach Important in Helping Youth Recover from Anorexia

Emerging research suggests 75% of individuals with anorexia nervosa make a partial recovery, but only 21% make a full recovery or obtain permanent remission. A new study discovered this fact...
Pregnant Women With Eating Disorders Face Higher Risk of Complications for Both Baby and Mother

Pregnant Women With Eating Disorders Face Higher Risk of Complications for Both Baby and Mother

Pregnant women with eating disorders have an increased risk of complications, both for the mother and the baby, according to new research. Eating disorders affect millions of people around the...
Health Risks of Eating Disorders Are Still Being Discovered—And Overlooked

Health Risks of Eating Disorders Are Still Being Discovered—And Overlooked

A new study finds eating disorders are highly correlated with problems during pregnancies.

Anorexia Nervosa Comes in All Sizes, Including Plus Size

A new study from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), finds adolescents and young adults whose weight is in the healthy, overweight or obese ranges face similar cardiovascular and...
Does Yo-Yo Dieting Drive Compulsive Eating?

Does Yo-Yo Dieting Drive Compulsive Eating?

New research on rats seems to find a connection between yo-yo dieting and compulsive eating. According to researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), a chronic cyclic pattern...
#Ana y #Mia, los 'hashtags' detrás de los que se ocultan la anorexia y la bulimia

#Ana y #Mia, los 'hashtags' detrás de los que se ocultan la anorexia y la bulimia

Existen casi cuatro millones de publicaciones en las redes sociales con estas etiquetas, según un informe de la Agencia de Calidad de Internet. Muchos TCA (trastornos del comportamiento alimentario)
Dysfunctional Eating May Be Rooted in Early Life Experiences

Dysfunctional Eating May Be Rooted in Early Life Experiences

Dysfunctional eating habits in overweight and obese adults may be deeply rooted in one’s personality traits due to early life experiences, according to a new study published in the journal...
UK Study Identifies Early Warning Signs of Eating Disorders

UK Study Identifies Early Warning Signs of Eating Disorders

A new large-scale data study in the UK provides clarity on early warning signs associated with an eating disorder. Swansea University researchers believe their findings will help primary care
The Evolution of Online Eating Disorder Communities From Tumblr to Twitter Meme

The Evolution of Online Eating Disorder Communities From Tumblr to Twitter Meme

Online eating disorder subculture, pockets of the internet where largely young women and girls share inspiration and information on ED behaviors, has always been a black hole of calorie counting and
The Evolution of Online Eating Disorder Communities From Tumblr to Twitter Meme

The Evolution of Online Eating Disorder Communities From Tumblr to Twitter Meme

Online eating disorder subculture, pockets of the internet where largely young women and girls share inspiration and information on ED behaviors, has always been a black hole of calorie counting and

Anti-Infective Drugs Tied to Eating Disorders

The more infections or hospitalizations a girl had, the more likely she was to develop anorexia, bulimia or another eating disorder.
El laberinto de la anorexia se pierde en el complejo sistema sanitario

El laberinto de la anorexia se pierde en el complejo sistema sanitario

Numerosos enfermos se enfrentan a un peregrinaje por múltiples departamentos médicos en algunas comunidades. Solo las más avanzadas tienen unidades específicas
En busca de la belleza perfecta, imposible y además mortal

En busca de la belleza perfecta, imposible y además mortal

Sufrir anorexia es algo que no se elige. Cualquier persona, en especial mujeres y adolescentes, puede sucumbir a este desorden alimentario que puede costarle la vida
Men’s Porn Habits May Fuel Partner’s Eating Disorders

Men’s Porn Habits May Fuel Partner’s Eating Disorders

New research suggests that a woman whose partner regularly watches pornography is more likely to report symptoms of an eating disorder, such as extreme guilt about eating, preoccupation with body...
Prolonged Low Body Weight in Young Kids Ups Risk for Anorexia Years Later

Prolonged Low Body Weight in Young Kids Ups Risk for Anorexia Years Later

Young children with a persistently low body mass index (BMI) may be at greater risk for developing anorexia nervosa in adolescence, according to a new population-based study published in the...
Cataluña multará las webs que hagan apología de trastornos alimentarios

Cataluña multará las webs que hagan apología de trastornos alimentarios

El incumplimiento del Código de Consumo catalán se podrá sancionar con hasta 100.000 euros
Genetic study of eating disorders could pave way for new treatment

Genetic study of eating disorders could pave way for new treatment

Researchers explore whether genes and early eating habits may trigger disordered eatingResearchers are trying to identify the role genetics and early eating habits play in conditions such as bulimia
To Treat Eating Disorders, It Sometimes Takes Two

To Treat Eating Disorders, It Sometimes Takes Two

Lauren and Brandon Hill prepare a lasagna dinner in their Wilmington, N.C., home; the couple now have a child, something they never could have imagined before Ms. Hill was treated for an eating