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Health check: the science of 'hangry', or why some people get grumpy when they're hungry

By Associate Professor Amanda Salis. First published in The Conversation ...

Bad genes lead teens to binge-eating

Binge-eating in teenagers may be linked to a gene variation, according to new research from the University of Queensland. ...

Faster Weight Gain Can Be Safe For Hospitalized Anorexia Patients

Johns Hopkins Medicine study challenges current standard recommendations ... Full story

5 Questions: James Lock on guidelines for treating teens’ eating disorders

James Lock, co-author of the first set of guidelines for treating adolescents with eating disorders, discusses why evidence-based therapies for these common and serious conditions are so important. ... Full story

How to Eliminate Fussy Eating with the ‘Three Rs’

Parents could banish their children’s fussy eating habits by following three simple steps, a new study suggests. ... Full story

Eating in the absence of hunger: a recipe for expanding waistline

A QUT researcher has had an article on how compulsive snacking is a major cause of weight gain published in the international journal Eating Behaviors. ... Full story

More than just picky eating

Eating disorders experts weigh in on Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder – two years after classification as a mental health condition ... Full story

New videos raise awareness of impact of eating disorders on those affected and their carers

Two new videos aim to raise awareness of the impact of eating disorders on those affected by the conditions and their carers. ... Full story

Eating disorder prevention program expands online

by Marketing and Communications - A powerful education tool to help prevent eating disorders in children and young adolescents is being expanded for young adults in the high-risk years between 18 and 25. ... Full story

Eating Less During Late Night Hours May Stave off Some Effects of Sleep Deprivation, Penn Study Shows

New Studies Point to Clues for How to Offset Cognitive Deficits and Weight Gain Associated with Sleep Deprivation by Altering Timing of Meals and Snacks ... Full story

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