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Second-hand TV exposure linked to eating disorders


January 9th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) For parents anxious about the negative influence of TV on their children, here's another worry - having friends who watch a lot of TV can be even more ... Read more...

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Secondhand TV exposure equally harmful for kids: Study


January 7th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Just switching off the TV set may not you help keep your kids away from negative influence of the idiot-box, as indirect media exposure, i.e., having friends who ... Read more...

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Family-based treatment ‘better for teens with anorexia’


October 5th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Family based treatments are likely to work better in treating anorexia nervosa in teens, suggests a new study.However, adolescents in family-based programs are more likely to achieve full ... 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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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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Eating disorders more common among sportswomen


July 29th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Undergraduate women who exercised regularly or took part in sports experienced eating disorders more frequently than non-exercising women. A recent study conducted among 274 women undergraduates from a ... 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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Insulin restriction can increase mortality risk in women


February 28th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Women with type 1 diabetes who cut back on insulin face a threefold higher risk of early death and higher rates of disease complications as compared to those ... Read more...

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