TUESDAY, July 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The pandemic may have triggered yet another burgeoning health problem: New research suggests that more than twice as many young people as is normal were hospitalized with eating disorders in the first 12 months of the COVID-19 surge in the United States. ThereContinue Reading

THURSDAY, June 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The brain interprets physical signals differently in people with depression, anorexia and some other mental health disorders, new research shows. British scientists examined “interoception” — the brain’s ability to sense internal conditions in the body — in 626 patients with mental health disordersContinue Reading

THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Stress does not trigger binge eating in people with eating disorders, new research suggests. The findings challenge a common theory that’s never been directly tested in patients, according to the study authors. Their research included 85 women (22 with anorexia, 33 with bulimiaContinue Reading

MONDAY, April 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Midnight snacks might feel satisfying in the moment — but they can also knock people off their game at work the next day, a new study suggests. The study, which followed nearly 100 employees, found a connection between “unhealthy” eating in the eveningContinue Reading

MONDAY, March 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Kids and teens are already struggling to learn outside the classroom during the pandemic, but lockdowns and quarantines are also making it hard for them to control their weight, child health experts say. Lost routines, economic insecurity and grief are making things moreContinue Reading