By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Jun 15, 2013 01:10 PM EDT
The Los Angeles Times reports that the eating disorder gender gap is closing pretty quickly among high school aged boys. Some experts believe social media and popular culture are to blame.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 29, 2013 05:02 PM EDT
Self-perceptions of body image influence the unconscious movements of anorexic individuals.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 20, 2013 07:01 PM EDT
The trend isn't due to anorexia or bulimia, but to unspecified eating disorders.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 15, 2013 11:43 AM EDT
Beauty magazine Allure is drawing backlash for a headline on its June cover that reveals actress Zoe Saldana's weight.
By Evan Winchester | Apr 22, 2013 02:41 PM EDT
Compulsive eating is similar to substance addiction and behavioral addiction, but also differs in key respects. The framework we use for thinking about compulsive eating affects approaches for treatment and scientific study.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 22, 2013 06:51 PM EDT
A British woman with selective eating disorder has eaten over 13,000 baked potatoes- any other foods give her panic attacks.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 06, 2013 10:34 PM EST
A breakthrough in eating disorder treatment finds that an electric brain implant can ease severe anorexia symptoms by stimulating appetite and lifting mood.
By Makini Brice | Jan 16, 2013 02:31 PM EST
A UK organization, Diabetics with Eating Disorders, is fighting to get a new condition added to the books: diabulimia.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 17, 2012 04:59 PM EDT
A new study suggests that many children who are at risk for developing an eating disorder have a higher IQ and better working memory, but suffer from poor attentional control.
By Makini Brice | Oct 03, 2012 12:04 PM EDT
Many factors have been blamed for women's desire to be thin: Barbie dolls, models in magazines, cultural expectations at large but here's another one; your genes.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 17, 2012 05:21 PM EDT
Researchers from the Center for Brain Health at the University of Texas, Dallas and University of Texas, Southwestern, discovered brain-based differences in women suffering from anorexia.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 28, 2012 03:48 PM EDT
A pair of identical twin sisters from Australia, who became famous through their battle with anorexia, appeared to have fulfilled their prophecy that their lives would end together, with both dying as a result of a house fire Monday night.