Eating disorders

Men five times more likely to remain underdiagnosed for eating disorders: Study

Men five times more likely to remain underdiagnosed for eating disorders: Study

Eating disorders are characterized by irregular eating habits and severe distress or concern about body weight or shape.

Mar 14, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
Eating disorders may cause severe health issues: Study

Eating disorders may cause severe health issues: Study

The eating behaviour of a person gets upset if the person arbitrarily cuts down the meal while counting on calories and sugary foods. 

Nov 22, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
This is why women fall prey to eating disorders!

This is why women fall prey to eating disorders!

According to the study, women who were evaluated as less attractive were more motivated to diet and be thin if their husbands or partners were attractive than them.

Jul 15, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

How to prevent obesity, eating disorders in teenagers

Quick, substantial weight loss methods can trigger medical consequences such as unstable heart rate.

Aug 22, 2016, 20:05 PM IST

Bullies at higher risk of eating disorders

Not just victims, even bullies themselves are at an increased risk for anxiety, depression and eating disorders, a new study says.

Nov 17, 2015, 12:58 PM IST

Twitter, Pinterest rife with images of extremely thin women

Some of the most popular social media sites, such as Twitter, are filled with images of extremely thin women that may have negative effects on females who view them, a new study has found.

May 11, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

Gene loss may be behind eating disorders

Loss of a gene may be responsible for several behavioural changes seen in people with eating disorders, a new study on mice suggests.

Apr 10, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

Blame this gene loss for your obsession with size zero

While social factors, particularly the western ideal of thinness, is largely blamed for increasing rate of eating disorders over the past several decades, loss of a gene also contributes to your obsession with having a thin figure, suggests a study.

Apr 10, 2015, 13:30 PM IST

Money problems tied to eating disorders in women

Experiencing financial difficulties at university may increase the risk of developing an eating disorder among female students, a research has found.

Feb 17, 2015, 16:14 PM IST
Kate Hudson slams eating disorder rumours

Kate Hudson slams eating disorder rumours

 Actress Kate Hudson has slammed past eating disorder rumours in the October 2014 issue, saying she will never have such health hazard.

Sep 03, 2014, 13:04 PM IST

Facebook leading women to eating disorders!

Are you hooked all the time to Facebook in anticipation of another `like`? It`s time to Stop.

Apr 11, 2014, 13:05 PM IST

Teenagers in indoor tanning may develop eating disorders

Schoolchildren using indoor tanning may develop unhealthy weight control behaviours such as taking diet pills or vomiting to lose weight, an alarming study said.

Apr 05, 2014, 19:54 PM IST

Facebook `Likes` linked to eating disorders: Study

Facebook shares and likes are reportedly linked to eating disorders, a new study has revealed.

Mar 07, 2014, 00:38 AM IST

Tips to overcome eating disorders

Dealing with an eating disorder can be frustrating and tiring. Eating disorders are serious behavioural issues – they can be either severe overeating or eating extremely small amounts of food.

Jan 27, 2014, 15:16 PM IST

Social media blamed for rising eating disorders among teens

Social media is to be blamed for the doubling in the number of youngsters seeking help for eating disorders in the last three years, it has been revealed.

Jan 26, 2014, 17:29 PM IST

Teen eating disorders may impact weight later: Study

Young teens who binge eat and those who are fearful of weight gain may be more likely to become overweight later in adolescence, according to a new study from the United Kingdom.

Jan 02, 2014, 09:38 AM IST

Gene mutation linked to risk of eating disorders

Researchers have identified two gene mutations that appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing eating disorders.

Nov 25, 2013, 12:34 PM IST

New treatments could help make eating disorders history

A growing body of evidence shows the impact of diet on brain function, and identifies patterns of brain activity associated with eating disorders such as binge eating and purging.

Nov 13, 2013, 18:28 PM IST

Young men may have unrecognized eating disorders

Eating disorders are most often associated with young women, but a new study suggests young men can also become obsessed with their appearance and go to extremes to enhance their bodies.

Nov 06, 2013, 18:40 PM IST

Eating disorders affect men too: Study

Parents and doctors, who assume eating disorders very rarely affect males, should reconsider again.

Nov 05, 2013, 11:45 AM IST