eating disorders

Binge eating may cause addictive behaviour


April 25th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) A history of binge eating -- consuming large amounts of food in a short period of time -- may prompt an individual to show other addictive ... Read more...

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Traumatic events can trigger eating disorders


April 25th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Lack of support following traumatic events such as bereavement, abuse and sexual assault could trigger eating disorders.Even changing school or moving home can prove too much ... Read more...

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Love yourself for right body: Yana Gupta (With Image)


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) If you want to look right, you have to learn to love your body, says model-turned-Bollywood item girl Yana Gupta who is also a budding non-fiction ... Read more...

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Half a million British kids unhappy


January 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) At least half a million children in Britain are "unhappy" with their lives, a survey has said.The "Good Childhood Report 2012" said around nine percent of ... Read more...

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Help for British war heroes to beat alcoholism


January 9th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Army veterans struggling to get rid of their drinking habit are being given an opportunity to avail free treatment at one of Britain's most prestigious rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Lovato upset over Disney joke


December 26th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 26 (IANS) Singer Demi Lovato is upset after Disney channel's show "Shake It Up" poked fun at eating disorders.The 19-year-old actress took to Twitter to express her ... Read more...

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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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‘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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Lovato wants to be role model for teenaged girls


September 18th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Demi Lovato says she wants to be a role model for teenaged girls dealing with the pressure of looking skinny.The actress has come a ... Read more...

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Popular music promotes sexual aggression


September 7th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Popular music promotes sexual aggression among adolescents, says a research. "Popular music can teach young men to be sexually aggressive and treat women as objects while ... Read more...

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Slimness crazy British kids falling sick


August 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) British kids as young as five years are being treated in hospitals for being obsessed with their body image or simply because they want to turn ... Read more...

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Beware - eating disorders might hasten death


July 14th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Don't take eating disorders like anorexia or bulimia lightly, they could bring on premature death, says a new research.Anorexia is characterized by refusal to maintain a ... Read more...

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Plus size beauties adorn Vogue Italia’s cover page


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Fashion magazine Vogue Italia has started a campaign against pro-anorexia websites and has published plus size models on its July issue cover.The move is part of ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato says bullying sparked eating disorder


April 21st, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Troubled former Disney star Demi Lovato has revealed that her self-harming and eating disorders partly stemmed from being bullied as a child.It comes a day after the 18-year-old ... Read more...

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Eating disorders ‘double in Muslim teens than in Christian’


March 9th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A University of Granada study has found that eating disorders are 2.3-fold higher among Muslim adolescents than among their Christian classmates.The study also found that body dissatisfaction was ... Read more...

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Don’t reward your kids with sweets


March 1st, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Parents who give sweets or snacks to their children as a reward for good behaviour could set them up for a life of obesity problems.The widely-used tactic can ... Read more...

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Appeasing kids with food could lead to bad diet in adulthood: Study


February 28th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 28 (ANI): A study has revealed that parents who give their children food to quieten them down could be setting them up for a lifetime of weight problems.The research conducted ... Read more...

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How women with anorexia portray themselves


February 15th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Women suffering from anorexia or bulimia draw a different picture of themselves than women who do not have eating disorders, according to a new study.Researchers from the University ... Read more...

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Three ingredients to ease life of asthmatic kids


February 6th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Eliminating distractions like cell phones and TV, involving behaviour control such as mild discipline and allowing communication that shows genuine interest and concern are the ways to ease ... Read more...

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Demi Lavato Returns Home After Spending Three Months In Rehab


January 29th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
So, it is not clear yet when Lavato will return to her TV show ‘Sonny With a Chance’. A source close to her was quoted saying that she came back to ... Read more...

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MTV won’t modify the “Skins” plot!


January 27th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
January 27, 2011 (Sampurn Wire): MTV’s war against the rest of the society has been going on since it declared that it will air an adaptation of the controversial teen television ... Read more...

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MTV’s ‘Skins’ ‘loses’ fourth major sponsor


January 25th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 25 (ANI): MTV's new TV series 'Skins' has apparently lost its fourth major sponsor.According to The Hollywood Reporter, sandwich shop chain Subway has become the fourth major sponsor to ... Read more...

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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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Former world’s fattest man to sue NHS for his weight gain


January 8th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 08 (ANI): A man who was once named the world's fattest man is all set to file a lawsuit against National Health Service (NHS), claiming they failed to help him ... 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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Briton to sue government for letting him grow fat


January 7th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) A Briton plans to sue the National Health Service (NHS) for ignoring his health as his weight rocketed to 444 kg, a media report said Friday.Paul Mason Paul ... Read more...

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Memoir on Amanda Beard in the making


December 15th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new memoir of Amanda Beard is still being worked on but the details in the book has been revealed.The memoir gives and unprecedented look into the ... Read more...

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Amanda Beard’s Memoir Coming In 2012


December 15th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ace Olympic swimmer and gold medal winner Amanda Beard is going to add a new feather in her cap of achievements but this time it ... Read more...

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Diabetes can impact cholesterol synthesis in the brain: Study


December 1st, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study from the Joslin Diabetes Center suggests that diabetes can affect how much cholesterol the brain can make.The brain contains more cholesterol than any other organ ... Read more...

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How to banish the perfectionist party planner in you


November 28th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Most of us invite guests or dozens of relatives on holidays and arranging the perfect holiday party can be quite a headache.However, organizing a party or hosting a ... Read more...

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Kelly Brook consults hypnotist


November 16th, 2010 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) British model-actress Kelly Brook is consulting a hypnotist these days to help her cut down on the time she takes to get ready for an outing.The Playboy girl ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato is ‘not in treatment’ for drug or booze addiction


November 11th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Demi Lovato's spokesperson has denied claims that the actress is seeking help for problems related to drugs and alcohol."Demi Lovato is not in treatment for drug or alcohol ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato: Whats The Reason Behind Her Rehab Visit?


November 4th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Camp Rock' star and American actress and singer-songwriter Demi Lovato has checked into a rehab on November 1st 2010. Her publicist stated that she needed a ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato’s Parents Thanks Her Fans, Blames Work Pressure For Her Rehab


November 4th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When "camp Rock" star Demi Lovato left the Jonas Brothers tour, her representative said that she was taking a break from her work and entering rehab ... Read more...

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“Camp Rock” Star Demi Lovato Enters Rehab To Seek Medical Treatment


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Disney star Demi Lovato has dropped out of her tour with the Jonas Brothers to enter rehab for her "emotional and physical" issues, her representative announced ... Read more...

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