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3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes July 18, 2016

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

3 Treatments Seem to Help Combat Binge-Eating Disorder July 01, 2016

Review finds these methods may aid those with the most common eating disorder in the U.S.

Brain Stimulation May Help People With Anorexia March 25, 2016

Depression treatment cut urge to restrict food, study says

ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study Contends February 04, 2016

Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says

Study Confirms Eating Disorders' Deadly Toll January 29, 2016

Those with anorexia 5 times more at risk of early death; bulimia also increases the risk, researchers say

Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: Study November 27, 2015

Risk of anorexia or bulimia significantly higher than for kids not involved in bullying

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds August 25, 2015

Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

Bodybuilder Supplement Abuse a Growing Concern August 07, 2015

Study finds more men using them to achieve 'perfect' body, may qualify as new eating disorder

Health Tip: Binge Eating Can Harm Health August 04, 2015

Here are potential complications

Fat Cavefish Give Clues to Obesity in People: Study July 13, 2015

Fish binge-eat in response to harsh environment, yet remain healthy

ADHD Tied to Higher Risk of Eating Disorder in Kids and Teens May 01, 2015

Study links attention disorder and a form of binge-eating syndrome

Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight April 30, 2015

Low self-esteem is also linked to obesity, study finds

Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens April 09, 2015

Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

Brains of Those With Anorexia React Differently to Hunger Signals March 26, 2015

Study also finds changes in areas that regulate self-control

Vyvanse Approved for Binge-Eating Disorder February 02, 2015

Characterized by compulsive overeating

ADHD Drug Might Help Treat Binge-Eating Disorder, Study Suggests January 14, 2015

But therapy is preferable to medication, one expert says

Health Tip: Eating Disorder Can Hurt Your Child December 18, 2014

Here are possible health consequences

Eating Disorders May Start in Elementary School October 13, 2014

They're often linked with other mental health issues, researchers say

Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia September 24, 2014

Teaching parents to help their children with eating behaviors may lead to faster weight gain, researchers say

Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds August 26, 2014

Researchers saw a nearly 6-fold rise in patients who met all criteria of anorexia except being underweight

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