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Smartphone app may help treat anorexia

The approach is based on the theory that slow eating and excessive physical exertion, both hallmarks of anorexia, are evolutionarily conserved responses to the short food supply that can be triggered by dieting and reversed by practising normal eating.

Jun 14, 2019, 16:26 PM IST

Eating disorder remains underdiagnosed in men: Study

Men are almost five times more likely to remain underdiagnosed than females on eating disorders -- which also delays their treatment options, finds a study.

Mar 14, 2018, 16:32 PM IST

Women majorly affected by eating disorder, says study

Disruptions in the eating behaviour may not necessarily be motivated by the drive for pursuit of thinness or any distortion of body image, but rather gender expectations and pressures from a culturally dominated society.

Nov 13, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

Foodies on Instagram, beware! Your love for food images could elevate your eating disorder risk!

Social media use is ever increasing among young adults and has previously been shown to have negative effects on body image, depression, social comparison, and disordered eating.

May 23, 2017, 00:21 AM IST

Next time you see a mannequin outside a store, ignore it completely – Know why!

These ultra-thin models may prompt body image problems and encourage eating disorders in young people, say researchers.

May 03, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

Simple ways to recover binge eating disorder

According to researchers of Annals of Internal Medicine, BED is linked to mental health problem, chronic pain, obesity and diabetes.

Jul 01, 2016, 15:03 PM IST

Demi Lovato opens up about addiction, eating disorder battles

Singer Demi Lovato opened up about her struggle with drugs and alcohol addictions as well as her bipolar disorder and eating disorder.

Jun 27, 2016, 11:46 AM IST

Excess social media use may lead to eating disorder: Doctors

People, especially the younger lot is seen spending most of their time on sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

May 12, 2016, 23:24 PM IST

Obsessed with 'eating healthy' all the time? You could be suffering from Orthorexia Nervosa!

When people become obsessed with eating healthy all the time, they impose strict regulations upon them and become fixated on ''righteous eating''.

Dec 14, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

Bisexual women at greater eating disorder risk

Young women who are attracted to both sexes or who are unsure about who they are attracted to are more likely to develop an eating disorder than those attracted to only one sex.

Sep 03, 2015, 15:20 PM IST

Overuse of workout supplements emerging as 'eating disorder' in men

While most gym-goers generally take supplements to add to their effort to have better bodies, it turns out the excessive use of such products is emerging as eating disorder in men.

Aug 08, 2015, 00:12 AM IST

Body-building supplements may trigger eating disorder

The widespread consumption of over-the-counter body-building supplements is emerging as an eating disorder.

Aug 07, 2015, 13:53 PM IST

I went to dark place while battling eating disorder: Kesha

"Tik Tok" hitmaker Kesha, who is seeking treatment for an eating disorder, said she was in a "dark place" while battling it. "I've had a lot of ups and downs," said the 28-year-old pop star, who has completely toned-down her look.

May 15, 2015, 12:13 PM IST

Children with ADHD more likely to have eating disorder

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, are significantly more likely to have an eating disorder akin to binge eating, a new study has found.

May 02, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

How eating disorder affects you revealed

A new study has provided deep insight on anorexia nervosa i.e. eating disorders suggesting that the longer one suffers from active anorexia nervosa (AN), the more likely they are to show disorder-relevant alterations in DNA methylation.

Feb 08, 2015, 17:52 PM IST

Soon, wearable ear device that will help you track your diet

 A professor is developing a sensor device worn around the ear that would allow people to keep a track of their diet.

Nov 10, 2014, 15:20 PM IST

Bullying could change eating behaviour of kids

If you have noticed sudden change in the eating behaviour of your child, that could well be due psychological stress such as bullying by peers, a study noted.

Oct 08, 2014, 14:20 PM IST

Kate Hudson slams eating disorder rumours

Actress Kate Hudson, who wants to have a positive impact on young girls, says she may be slim and trim but she doesn't suffer any eating disorder.

Sep 03, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose: Coroner

Late model and TV journalist Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose, said a coroner.

Jul 23, 2014, 21:10 PM IST

Peaches Geldof`s husband not under suspicion

Late model and TV journalist Peaches Geldof`s husband Thomas Cohen "is not in any way under suspicion" as police investigate her death.

May 03, 2014, 21:04 PM IST