Eating disorders range from a very prominent feature to subtle behavioral traits.
Few months after the treatment, the participants’ depression and anxiety were reduced.
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.
According to a new study, normal weight teens can also suffer from eating disorders.
Pride tied to weight loss can fuel anorexia, a new study reported.
The love hormone does more than make you want to cuddle after sex. It can also help treat eating disorders, according to new research.
New methods of psychotherapy have been proven to be effective in treating those who suffer from a less severe anorexia disorder according to a new study.
Scientists have long known that eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia often run in families. While it has been challenging to pinpoint specific genes that heighten a person's risk, a new study has linked two gene mutations to an increased likelihood of developing these complex disorders.
Losing weight may put obese teens at risk of developing anorexia and bulimia, a new study suggests.
People with large brains may be more susceptible to eating disorders.
Researchers found that deep brain stimulation might be able to treat patients with severe and chronic anorexia nervosa. The surgical procedure might be able to help patients control their moods, anxiety, and urges to binge and purge.
Sophie, a seven-year-old girl was diagnosed with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa after admitting that she cannot eat food no matter how hungry she felt.
Being self-aware can help people cope with stress. A new study shows that women who know their bodies, and not obsess about the opinion of other people, are less likely to see their body as objects and more likely to have a healthy lifestyle.
Medicaid, America's most prominent health insurance program, is a boon for pregnant women, as well as women who are trying to conceive a child. It covers a plethora of reproductive healthcare services, including family planning and pregnancy-related care (prenatal services, childbirth, and postpartum services and care) without cost-sharing. Medicaid law strictly prohibits the states from charging co-payments, deductibles, or other such service charges.