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Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs August 13, 2014

Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

Pride Over Weight Loss May Help Drive Anorexia August 06, 2014

Researchers see need to redirect positive emotions

Health Tip: Am I A Binge Eater? August 01, 2014

Controlling eating habits

Could More Time on Facebook Help Spur Eating Disorders? March 07, 2014

College students who 'untagged' self-photos, cared a lot about 'likes' had more body-image issues in study

Kids' Body Image Shaped by Parents, Expert Says February 26, 2014

Doctor offers tips for helping children develop healthy eating habits, self-image

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Shows Promise Against Eating Disorders November 13, 2013

Small study found almost half of those with anorexia, bulimia had symptom relief

Over-Involved Mothers Tied to Women's Poor Eating, Body Attitudes, Study Says September 27, 2013

Surveys also suggested connection to weak social skills in daughters

For Obese Kids, Weight Loss Can Sometimes Lead to Eating Disorders September 09, 2013

Problems like anorexia may go undiagnosed or be disregarded, case studies show

When Football Team Loses, Fans Reach for Junk Food September 05, 2013

But 'self-affirmation' can curb emotional eating, study suggests

Health Tip: Help Kids Feel Better About Themselves September 02, 2013

Encourage a positive body image

Brain Size May Yield Clues to Anorexia August 28, 2013

Areas that control sense of fullness, perception of body size are unusually large, study finds

Genetic Risks for Eating Disorders, Alcoholism May Be Connected August 21, 2013

Twin study found ties between alcohol dependence and binge eating or purging

Urging Your Partner to Diet May Backfire August 08, 2013

Response could be unhealthy, such as fasting, taking diet pills or binge eating, study finds

Bipolar Disorder May Vary Depending on Weight, Eating Disorders July 29, 2013

Binge eating tied to other mental health problems, obesity to physical symptoms in study patients

Could a Gene Help Make You Obese? July 15, 2013

Certain DNA might keep people hungry, study suggests

Childhood Abuse Tied to Food Addiction in Women: Study May 31, 2013

Tendency to overeat is nearly doubled for those victimized as kids

Google Search Trends Suggest Mental Woes Vary by Seasons April 09, 2013

Study in U.S. and Australia found more online inquiries in winter than summer

'Bigorexics' Want to Boost Their Masculinity March 28, 2013

But anorexic guys may identify with more feminine stereotypes, study suggests

Full Pantry Plus Too Little Sleep Is Recipe for Weight Gain March 11, 2013

More nighttime snacking seen in small study of young adults

Girls' Peers, Not Media, May Exert Most Pressure to Be Thin February 04, 2013

Study looked at unhappiness with body image, feelings of inferiority

Strange Food Pairings May Signal Binge Eating: Study January 07, 2013

Many with eating disorder prepare mixtures like cookies and mashed potatoes in secret

Young Binge Eaters Prone to Illicit Drug Use: Study December 10, 2012

Overeating occurred first in large review of 17,000 boys and girls

Skinny Genes: Could Heredity Raise Your Vulnerability to 'Be-Thin' Pressure? October 03, 2012

Study found female identical twins had similar levels of 'thin idealization'

Can't Stop Eating M&Ms? September 20, 2012

New study of rats' brains could hold a key to understanding overeating and obesity

Large Breasts Can Take Mental, Physical Toll on Teens July 16, 2012

Research shows some girls with the condition have physical pain, lower self-esteem

Better Health Screening Urged for Female College Athletes June 21, 2012

Young women in competitive sports at risk for problems with diet, menstruation, bone loss

Eating Disorders Hitting Women Over 50, Study Finds June 21, 2012

Researcher says new treatment strategies needed to target this older population

Preteen Food Choices May Help Predict Eating Disorders Later May 31, 2012

Researchers aim to identify best age to start preventive efforts

U.S. Report Outlines Strategies to Prevent Obesity May 08, 2012

Promoting daily physical activity, making healthful food readily available are key components

Why You Overeat Even When You're Full May 03, 2012

Small study explores how body reacts when aroused by tempting treats

Life Transitions May Trigger Eating Disorders April 25, 2012

People with anorexia, bulimia pinpoint break-ups, the death of loved ones as triggers

If Your Dining Partner Overeats, So May You February 02, 2012

In study, women mimicked eating behavior of new acquaintances, matching them bite for bite

Many Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Face Eating Problems January 16, 2012

Poor throat function, depression and pain are common, study finds

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