TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Anorexia isn’t solely a disease that strikes women and girls, Canadian experts say, so they want to raise awareness that the illness can also be serious for boys and men. “Early identification and prompt treatment are essential,” wrote a team led by Dr.Continue Reading

TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Electrically stimulating the brain’s “reward” circuity may hold promise as a treatment for binge eating disorder, a small pilot study suggests. The findings are based on just two patients who received deep brain stimulation (DBS) — a technique used for certain other medicalContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Roughly 30 million Americans have an eating disorder in their lifetime, and calls to a nationwide support group have surged during the COVID-19 pandemic. Between March 2020 and October 2021, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) recorded a 58% increase in calls, textsContinue Reading