Navigation Links
Overactive brain regions can lead to anorexia nervosa

Over activity of a chemical in a specific region of the brain may be responsible// for the eating disorder of anorexia nervosa.

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by purposeful weight loss that is often brought about by the patient. Poor self-image often causes the disorder that may result in malnutrition of varying degrees, with endocrine and metabolic changes happening as a side effect that can cause disturbance in all the body functions.

Research done by scientists of University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have found that over activity of the dopamine receptors in the brain's basal ganglia is responsible for women being unaware of their conditions even as they suffer from the disorder. Researchers had used positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to find out about the function and the level of activities of brain dopamine receptors. Researchers could only include women who had recovered from the disorder versus normal women for their study, as women who are still suffering from the disorder will have the malnourishments affect the chemistry of the brain and images will not be easy to read.

The results showed that there were increased receptor bindings in the basal ganglia of women who had the history of the anorexia, and this was true irrespective of their age, body mass index, and other health indices

Reference: Biological Psychiatry, July 2005
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Brain holds the key to Overactive Bladder
2. Pfizer Acquires Worldwide Rights For New Overactive Bladder Drug
3. Multi billion-dollar suit filed against cell phone firm for causing brain tumours
4. Two doctors suspended for wrong brain surgery
5. The brain loves a surprise
6. Increase in sugar...decrease in brain function!!!
7. Alcohol shrinks brain
8. Roller coaster takes brain for a big ride!!
9. The big brain in suicides
10. Stuttering and brain anatomy
11. Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Overactive brain regions can lead anorexia nervosa

(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... University Post-Acute Rehab recently ... on the rehab center’s patients and their experiences at the facility. Medicare granted ... services available. Each patient attests to the high rating, which is predominantly based ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... , ... June 30, 2015 , ... Broadway by the ... features multiple patient and family member testimonials. Medicare rated the care center as a ... to use the video to give future patients a firsthand look at the facility’s ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... The progress of more than ... now underway in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, will be ... Court’s calendar, that conference has now been scheduled for July 9th, at 9:00 ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 30, 2015 , ... ... the community. , Eleven physicians from Allied’s Fullerton division volunteered to help provide ... annual Super Surgery Saturday, March 21, at St. Jude Medical Center. , ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... Red Hot & Blue Restaurants, Inc. ... at http://scoutology.com/novaburgerwars and was selected as “Best BBQ” in a Texas-based ... Red Hot & Blue President Randy McCann said, “Everyone knows Red Hot & Blue ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Patients of University Post-Acute Rehab Support Five-Star Rating in New Video 2Health News:Broadway by the Sea Video Promotes Top Quality Service 2Health News:Progress of Federal Xarelto Lawsuits Pending in Multidistrict Litigation to Be Discussed During July 9th Status Conference 2Health News:Progress of Federal Xarelto Lawsuits Pending in Multidistrict Litigation to Be Discussed During July 9th Status Conference 3Health News:Allied Anesthesia Physicians Volunteer to Help Orange County’s Uninsured During Annual Super Surgery Saturday 2Health News:Allied Anesthesia Physicians Volunteer to Help Orange County’s Uninsured During Annual Super Surgery Saturday 3Health News:Red Hot & Blue BBQ Restaurants Voted "Best Burger" in Virginia and "Best Barbecue" in Texas 2Health News:Red Hot & Blue BBQ Restaurants Voted "Best Burger" in Virginia and "Best Barbecue" in Texas 3
... suggest drug makers exaggerate benefits for women who do ... -- Drug companies exaggerate the benefits and downplay the ... are weakened but who do not have osteoporosis, a ... and risedronate do reduce the risk of fractures of ...
... funding promotes diabetes care improvement at a community-level, ... throughout the,U.S. in implementing and evaluating models for ... Business Coalition on Health,(NBCH) announced the recipients of ... for NBCH member coalitions -- intended to support ...
... 18 VNUS(R) Medical,Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNUS ), ... treatment of venous reflux disease, today,announced the appointment of ... Finance and Administration., Mr. Osborne joins VNUS with ... roles. Mr. Osborne had served as the Company,s,Interim CFO ...
... (BRONX, NY) Stanley G. Nathenson, M.D., distinguished professor ... the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, ... Faculty Prize for Research Excellence during a special ceremony ... established in memory of a beloved long-time member of ...
... what is recommended and what is achieved in daily ... Prof Guy De Backer, Chairman of the CVD ... summarises the aim of the European Summit on Cardiovascular ... make healthy choices in every European country is the ...
... diagnostic tool to detect surface cancers quickly and ... calculate body composition has been developed by a ... from QUTs School of Physical and Chemical Sciences ... spectroscopy to diagnose cervical and skin cancers. , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Bone-Strengthening Drugs May Be Overprescribed 2Health News:Bone-Strengthening Drugs May Be Overprescribed 3Health News:National Business Coalition on Health Awards Grants to 14 Coalitions for Diabetes Quality Programs 2Health News:National Business Coalition on Health Awards Grants to 14 Coalitions for Diabetes Quality Programs 3Health News:VNUS Medical Technologies Appoints Peter Osborne as Chief Financial Officer 2Health News:Einstein honors Dr. Stanley Nathenson with Marshall S. Horwitz Faculty Prize for Research Excellence 2Health News:European Summit on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention 2
(Date:6/30/2015)... June 30, 2015   Millar, Inc. , a ... announced the 2016 retirement of Craig Thummel , ... 12 years of service to the Company. The Company ... senior members of the Executive Management team as his ... Daugherty , currently Director of Sales and Marketing, as ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... NEW YORK , June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... a late stage pharmaceutical company focused on the ... today announced the closing of its previously announced ... stock. The underwriters also exercised their over-allotment option ... of common stock. The net proceeds ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... June 24, 2015 ... addition of the "Global Array Instruments Market ... The global array instruments market to grow at ... 2014-2019 The global array instruments market can ... microarrays, and others including tissue microarrays and cell ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Millar, Inc. Announces Leadership Changes 2Millar, Inc. Announces Leadership Changes 3Dipexium Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock 2Dipexium Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock 3Global Array Instruments Market 2015-2019 - Advances in Personalized Medicines with Affymetrix, Agilent Technologies & Illumina Dominating 2
... Roche announced today the opening of a new ... Nutley, N.J. The Roche Center of Excellence produces dosage ... and Phase 1 and 2 clinical studies. The 17,000 ... compounds into medicines for clinical trials. ...
... Sept. 30, 2011 The CyberKnife Coalition ... the CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System® have now been enrolled ... track prostate cancer patients treated with stereotactic ... Radiosurgery (RPCR), tracks clinical and functional outcomes of men ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Roche Opens New Center of Excellence Facility 2First Prostate Cancer Registry for Robotic Radiosurgery Patients Enrolls More than 500 Men 2
... scaleable device that works with ... plasma or buffy coat. The ... must be prepared independently using ... volume and concentration factor can ...
Avitene Microfibrillar Collagen (MCH) is used in surgical procedures as an adjunct to hemostasis when control of bleeding by ligature or conventional procedures is ineffective or impractical....
The Ultrafoam Collagen Sponge is indicated in all surgical procedures as an adjunct to hemostasis when control by ligature or conventional procedures are ineffective or impractical....
Exclusive oxidized regenerated cellulose technology. The only oxidized regenerated cellulose hemostat line, surgicel absorbable hemostat delivers a unique combination of effectiveness, absorbability,...
Medicine Products: