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Study Probes Brain Networks in Anorexia

New research, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, investigates the neurobiological mechanisms associated with the ability of individuals with anorexia (AN) to avoid food. Investigators believe the knowledge of how...
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Perceptions Harm Anorexic Men

Recent findings suggest that the perception of eating disorders as a female problem may be preventing boys and men from seeking help. About one in eight people with anorexia...
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Gut Bacteria May Affect Appetite

Scientists have discovered a possible link between eating disorders and specific types of bacteria in the intestines. The biological mechanisms behind eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and...
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Study Probes Anorexia in Males

New research suggests male anorexia is similar to female anorexia although the male disorder is associated with personality and gender identity issues. Although anorexia is traditionally associated with females,...
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