Why anorexic patients cling to their eating disorder Anorexic
patients drastically reduce food intake and are often not capable of changing their behavior. This can lead to life-threatening weight loss. Using MRI technology, scientists at Heidelberg University Hospital have discovered for the first time processes in brain metabolism that explain thi...
Milkshakes are medicine for anorexic teens in family-based outpatient therapy
NEW YORK (April 2, 2009) -- Getting your teenager to drink a chocolate milkshake isn't something most parents need to worry about. But this is just the approach used in one treatment for anorexia nervosa. Known as Behavioral Family Therapy, or the Maudsley Approach, parents are called up on to sup...
Courtney Love Cracks a Joke on Her anorexic Appearance
American rocker Courtney Love looked shockingly thin during her performance at Hiro Ballroom on July 12 in New York City, and even cracked a joke about her emaciated appearance.
The former Hole singer stopped between songs and took a sip from a protein shake, then apologized to the crowd, s...
Marking anorexia with a brain protein
...n women who have
recovered from anorexia. This suggests that low BDNF levels may be
Researchers at Chiba University in Japan found that anorexic
lower levels of BDNF in their blood than healthy women or those who had
recovered from anorexia. Women with low BDNF also had the lowest
Dentists Often First to Spot Eating Disorders in Patients
...g and purging; or may encompass the ingesting
of non-foods(1) (such as dirt, clay or chalk).(3)
"A parent may not recognize a child is anorexic
or bulimic, however, through a routine dental checkup, a dentist may spot the oral signs of the disease," said Dr. Katina Morelli, D.D.S., dental dire...
Several studies prove self-banning certain foods may cause food craving
The authors also deal with those populations in which food craving is evident in a special way, such as depressed, obese, bulimic and anorexic
persons. "The experience of chocolate craving, considered by some people to be an addictive conduct, has been studied according to the researchers- to...
New CT technology shows anorexia impairs adolescent bone development
... there was not a significant difference in bone mineral density between the anorexic
patients and the healthy control group, there were significant structural differences, indicating that changes in bone structure begin to occur in anorexic
patients well before decreases in bone density.
"Our data suggest that r...
Brain patterns of former anorexics reveal clues to disorder's lasting impact
...icult to appreciate immediate pleasure if it does not feel much different from a negative experience.
The caudate regions of the brains of formerly anorexic
women, however, were more active than those of healthy controls, especially in the most anxious people, suggesting that women with a history of anorex...
Alarming Trend In Eating Disorders In Children
... children under 13. From March 2005, there were a total of 206 cases reported for a period of thirteen months. Of these, 37% of cases were found to be anorexic
and boys contribute to 18% of all the cases. The youngest in the group was six years but showed only mild traces of anorexia. But there was a confirm...
A Call To Band Online Drug Pharmacies and Online Consultation by So Called “Cyber Doctor
... and erectile dysfunction products.
However, even these life style drugs can be quite fatal, as in the case of 21-year-old Ana Carolina Reston. An anorexic
Brazilian model, who lived on a diet of only apples and tomatoes. After her death it was suspected that she had also been taken a cocktail of prescrip...