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‘Drunkorexia’ combines worst of eating, drinking


October 19th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) 'Drunkorexia,' a combination of disordered eating and heavy alcohol intake rife among college students, may wreck their health over the long term, US researchers says. 'Drunkorexiacs' ... Read more...

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Disordered eating behaviours continue into adulthood


June 27th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) Adolescents who develop disordered eating behaviours carry these unhealthy practices into young adulthood and beyond, a study said. Disordered eating comprises unhealthy and extreme weight control ... 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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False body-image may cause unsafe weight-loss behaviour


June 18th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Normal weight and underweight teenaged girls who falsely believe they are overweight are at a high risk of unsafe weight-loss behaviour, says a new study. Childhood obesity is an ... 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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Potential genetic factor in eating disorders discovered


June 6th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A possible biological culprit in the development of eating disorders during puberty has been discovered by scientists.The groundbreaking pilot study led by Michigan State University found that influence ... Read more...

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Blame genes for eating disorders


June 5th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) In a groundbreaking study, scientists have stumbled on a possible biological culprit in the development of eating disorders during puberty: a type of estrogen called estradiol. The study, led ... Read more...

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Women tend to suffer more sports injuries


January 26th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 26 (IANS) Female athletes experience dramatically higher rates of musculoskeletal injuries and medical conditions than their male counterparts, says a new study. Depending on the sport, there can be a two ... Read more...

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Female athletes more prone to musculoskeletal injuries


January 26th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 26 (ANI): Researchers have observed higher rates of specific musculoskeletal injuries among female athletes as compared to their male counterparts.Exercise physiologist Vicki Harber in the Faculty of Physical Education and ... Read more...

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Risk factors of disordered eating in fat teens identified


July 31st, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A team of researchers has identified factors that may increase overweight adolescents' risk of engaging in extreme weight control behaviors such as self-induced vomiting, the use of diet ... Read more...

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Ballerinas, female athletes share same health risks


May 31st, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Ballerinas face the same health risks as young female athletes when they don't eat enough to offset the energy they spend, and stop menstruating as a consequence, says ... Read more...

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Vegetarians ‘at higher risk of eating disorders’


April 1st, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Vegetarians may have a healthier diet, but they are at an increased risk of having eating disorders, say researchers.Researchers from at University of Minnesota, University of Texas and ... 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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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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