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Treating traumatic memories in people with bulimia: sign up for free therapy

Adults with bulimia nervosa and who have experienced trauma like bullying, physical or sexual assault are invited to participate in a revolutionary ...

Need a sustainable post-Christmas eating plan?

For many, January is a time to think about new starts, healthy habits and getting back into a routine. But it is ...

People face subconscious urges to over-eat at this time of year, study finds

People have evolved to have subconscious urges to over-eat, and limited ability to avoid becoming obese, especially in winter, a study by the Universities of Bristol and Exeter has found. There is not yet an evolutionary mechanism to help us overcome the lure of sweet, fatty and unhealthy food and avoid becoming overweight for understandable and sensible reasons, according to researchers. ... Full story

DIETS. YOU ARE OWN WORST ENEMY, BUT WE CAN HELP

Australians are their own worst enemies when it comes to eating better and controlling their weight, according to findings from a new survey by the CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet online. ... Full story

Parents need more guidance to prevent toddlers overeating

Reducing toddlers’ portion sizes or number of eating occasions could potentially help to target weight gain in later life according to new research from UCL. ... Full story

New treatment for growing problem of eating disorders recommended for NHS

All patients suffering from eating disorders - wherever they live and whatever their age or specific diagnosis - should be given prompt access through the NHS to a new treatment developed by Oxford University researchers, according to a new recommendation by the Chief Medical Officer that aims to tackle the growing problem of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia. ... Full story

New universal treatment for eating disorders recommended by Chief Medical Officer

All patients suffering from eating disorders - wherever they live and whatever their age or specific diagnosis - should be given prompt access to a new treatment on the NHS, according to a new recommendation by the Chief Medical Officer that aims to tackle the growing problem of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia. ... Full story

Study highlights burden of eating disorders in South London

A new study from UCL and King’s College London has revealed that 7.5 per cent of adults in a South London sample could be diagnosed as having an eating disorder. ... Full story

Study Finds Surprising Links Between Bullying and Eating Disorders

According to new research from Duke and UNC, both victims of bullying and the bullies themselves could be at risk psychologically for anxiety, depression and eating disorders. ... Full story

Gut bacteria population, diversity linked to anorexia nervosa

Studying the ‘gut-brain axis,’ UNC researchers find evidence of an association between the gut microbiota and the eating disorder. ... Full story

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