News tagged with food addiction
Research presented today shows that high-fructose corn syrup can cause behavioural reactions in rats similar to those produced by drugs of abuse such as cocaine. These results, presented by addiction expert Francesco Leri, ...
Overweight and Obesity May 22, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Why do we overeat and consume more calories than we need? Is food our way of rewarding ourselves, and can stress make us want to eat more? These are just some of the questions a European food study aims to ...
Neuroscience May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Studying what makes us want to eat, could help devise approaches to prevent obesity, which is becoming widespread in Europe
Neuroscience Mar 11, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In the first studies to examine what the public thinks about people with an addiction to food, researchers at the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at Yale found that while this addiction is less vulnerable ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Paul Garcia, 54, came from a family that loved to eat. "We always had a lot of food at home, and whenever we ate, it was like a feast," said Garcia.
Diabetes Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Findings on overeating may aid in the fight against obesity when metabolic and psychological treatments fail
(Medical Xpress)—A similar, insidious craving plagues all addicts, no matter the substance of choice. A new study published in NeuroImage from Center for BrainHealth scientists Dr. Francesca Filbey, assist ...
Neuroscience Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Firecrackers and sporadic gunfire greeted the police-escorted social workers as they drove into northern Rio's Jacarezinho shantytown, home to a large population of crack cocaine addicts.
Addiction Sep 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists investigate whether food addiction should be classed as a mental disorder.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Overweight and obese individuals can achieve a decade's worth of important health benefits by losing just 20 pounds, even if they regain the weight later that decade, according to research presented at the American Psychological ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A small group of scientists gathered last week at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to share ideas about a medical mystery: the increasing evidence that some types of weight loss surgery affect not ...
Addiction Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Snack consumption and BMI are linked to both brain activity and self-control, new research has found.
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Prescription drug abuse among American college students is linked to depression and suicidal thoughts, a new study finds.
Addiction Jun 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
A history of binge eating -- consuming large amounts of food in a short period of time -- may make an individual more likely to show other addiction-like behaviors, including substance abuse, according to Penn State College ...
Neuroscience Apr 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Since mephedrone was made illegal in the UK in 2010, the street price of the drug has risen while the quality has degraded, which in turn may have reduced use of the drug. New research published online today reveals that ...
Health Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Variety is considered the "spice of life," but does today's unprecedented level of dietary variety help explain skyrocketing rates of obesity? Some researchers think it might.
Health Jul 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0