Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study links celiac disease, anorexia

(HealthDay)—Young women with celiac disease may face a heightened risk of being diagnosed with anorexia, a new study suggests.

Genetics

Epigenetics may reveal insights into anorexia

Flinders University's Professor Tracey Wade and a team of researchers at Melbourne's Murdoch Childrens Research Institute are only months from what may be an important turning point in the treatment of anorexia.

Neuroscience

Appetite accomplice: Ghrelin receptor alters dopamine signaling

New research reveals a fascinating and unexpected molecular partnership within the brain neurons that regulate appetite. The study, published by Cell Press in the January 26 issue of the journal Neuron, resolves a paradox ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Gut bacteria population, diversity linked to anorexia nervosa

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine found that people with anorexia nervosa have very different microbial communities residing inside their guts compared to healthy individuals and that this bacterial imbalance is associated ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Anorexia nervosa patients prefer underweight bodies

An interdisciplinary team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, the University of Tübingen and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems placed test persons in front of their virtual ...

Health

No anorexia emergency, La Scala ballerinas claim

The ballet company at Milan's famous La Scala opera house fought back Wednesday, after one of their leading dancers was fired for giving interviews in which she said the industry has an anorexia problem.

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