A recent survey shows that over-thinking and fear of failure stops majority of perfectionists from achieving their weight loss goal.
Electrical treatment is being explored as a possible option in treating bulimia symptoms. Brain stimulation is believed by scientists to be the best solution to effectively treat this condition.
Rapunzel Syndrome is named after the princess from Brothers Grimm fairy tale who has an incredibly long hair.
The hashtag #GainingWeightIsCool is being used by activists and eating disorder survivors to drive home the message that not all weight gain is bad for health.
Anorexia, that dreaded eating disorder normally associated with some psychological or external factor, may be tied up with something else following studies revealing that it could be a tied up with some bacterial infection.
Researchers have revealed that childhood obesity could be disrupting the timing of puberty and ultimately lead to a diminished ability to reproduce, especially in females.
Providing yet another evidence on how young girls are taking extreme steps to chase the media defined "perfect" and thin bodies, a recent research has found that schoolgirls as young as 12 are not happy with the way they look. They wish they were thinner and are skipping meals to lose weight. According to the research conducted by Schools Health Education Unit, half of the 12 and 13 year olds and 58 per cent of 14 or 15 year olds said that they wanted to lose weight.
Women suffering eating disorders to chase the image of a 'perfect' body have been in the realm of society's sub-conscious for time immemorial.
It is not only teens and young women who are struggling with eating disorders. A new study found that the problems are very common even among middle-aged and older women. ...
Lack of sleep might lead you to seek out more junk food. ...
There is no point counting those calories or putting all that hard work trying to look slim. A new study reveals that friends and relatives always remember obese people as being overweight, no matter how much weight they lose later on.
People with diabetes are living longer, according to US health officials.
Is it appropriate for a pregnant woman to diet? It is a topic that has been debated for a long time now. But a recent study seems to have an answer.
When it comes to weight loss, when you eat might be as important as what you eat.
A school- based anti-obesity campaign conducted on teenage girls failed to show positive results according to a report from University of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.