anorexia and bulimia

Morissette suffered from eating disorders

November 25th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Canadian singer Alanis Morissette suffered from eating disorders anorexia and bulimia when she was a teenager."There are often traumas, abuses and neglect that are begging to ... Read more...

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Kids as young as 6 hospitalised with anorexia, bulimia

April 2nd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): A new study has found that children as young as six have been hospitalised after suffering the effects of anorexia and other eating disorders in the UK and ... Read more...

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Half of anorexia sufferers develop eating disorder by 10 years

October 8th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) More than half of anorexia sufferers develop their eating disorder by the age of 10.A survey found thousands of young girls are affected by eating disorders such as ... Read more...

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Pro-eating disorder websites classify anorexia and bulimia as diseases

June 18th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Websites promoting eating disorders, like anorexia and bulimia, give users a platform to encourage each other, but, on the other hand, recognize eating disorders as a disease, says ... Read more...

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Portia de Rossi Planning To Write Memoir

April 10th, 2010 - 3:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the New York Observer, Ellen DeGeneres will soon have competition as a writer in the power couple. Ellen's partner, Portia de Rossi is planning to write ... Read more...

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Wannabe ‘yummy mummies’ battling eating disorders

March 8th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 8 (ANI): More and more women wanting to resemble "yummy mummies" like Angelina Jolie and Victoria Beckham are turning to professional help to fight deadly eating disorders.Experts have noticed ... Read more...

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Psychiatrists call for ban on ‘glamorising’ of eating disorders

February 23rd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, February 23 (ANI): Psychiatrists are urging a ban be put on the "damaging portrayal" of eating disorders in advertisements and various other publications.The Royal College of Psychiatrists' (RCPsych) Eating ... Read more...

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Alanis Morissette says she was raped and abused in her teens

November 1st, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Canadian singer Alanis Morissette has revealed in her autobiography that she was raped and abused when she was a teenager.The singer-songwriter has written an autobiography where she ... Read more...

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One in five Brit men ”unhappy” with their bodies

September 15th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): One in five young men are deeply unhappy with their body image, according to one of Britain''s leading eating disorder expert.Dr John Morgan, who runs the Yorkshire ... Read more...

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George Lazenby denies assaulting first wife Christina Master

August 28th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): Aussie actor George Lazenby has denied the allegations made by his first wife Christina Master that he assaulted her, and was an abusive alcoholic. Master, who had separated ... Read more...

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Teachers fuelling eating disorders in UK

April 21st, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): In their eagerness to promote healthy eating among their students, teachers are inadvertently driving teenage girls to develop eating disorders, a new research has warned.The study, by ... Read more...

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Testosterone could protect against anorexia and bulimia

March 4th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 4 (ANI): Researchers at the Michigan State University (MSU) have suggested that testosterone plays a crucial role in protecting people against eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia.The research team ... Read more...

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Clampdown on pro-anorexia websites urged

February 24th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Pro-anorexia sites, such as Facebook and MySpace, which encourage teenage girls to compete to lose weight and provide tips on fasting, should be tackled by the British government, ... Read more...

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