News tagged with cravings
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Overeating, whether in children or adults, often takes place even in the absence of hunger, resulting in weight gain and obesity. Current methods to treat such overeating in youth focus on therapies that restrict what kids ...
Health Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A 15-minute walk can cut snacking on chocolate at work by half, according to research by the University of Exeter. The study showed that, even in stressful situations, workers eat only half as much chocolate as they normally ...
Health Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A new study of teens undergoing substance abuse treatment finds helping others helps the adolescent helper by reducing cravings for alcohol and drugs, a major precipitator of relapse. These novel findings stem from the "Helping ...
Health Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- What drives addicts to repeatedly choose drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, overeating, gambling or kleptomania, despite the risks involved?
Neuroscience Oct 30, 2011 | 3.6 / 5 (10) | 11 |
Addiction isn't just about willpower. It's a chronic brain disease, says a new definition aimed at helping families and their doctors better understand the challenges of treating it.
Medical research Aug 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
(Medical Xpress) -- In a new study published in Neuropsychopharmacology, Dr. Alasdair MacKenzie has found a genetic switch that regulates thirst and appetite and is believed to be the reason many people from Western countr ...
Genetics Jul 18, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
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