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School-based screening for eating disorders could improve detection and outcomes

BOSTON — A brief screening survey to identify teens at risk for an eating disorder could lead to earlier diagnosis and ...

Gymnasts under pressure at higher risk of eating disorders

Many elite gymnasts are preoccupied with weight and body shape, with some scoring well above average for eating disorder symptoms, say researchers ...

RCGP responds to Beat survey on emotional overeating

RCGP Chair says the choice of what or what not to discuss should always be left to the patient ... Full story

“Safety first” crucial for sleep apnea patients

Anesthesia Progress – Despite the dosage recommendations that come with all drug packaging, not all recommendations are safe for everyone. The same is true of drugs administered during dental procedures, particularly for sleep apnea patients. ... Full story

Stress Hormone Receptors Localized in Sweet Taste Cells

Interaction of stress and taste systems could explain stress-related eating. ... Full story

Mothers with history of eating disorders sought for study

BY ERIN DIGITALE - Women who have previously had an eating disorder often struggle to teach their children healthy eating habits, research has shown. ... Full story

Study links evening blue light exposure to increased hunger

DARIEN, IL – A new study suggests that blue-enriched light exposure immediately before and during the evening meal may increase hunger and alter metabolism. ... Full story

Both public and experts support strategies to fight eating disorders, weight stigma

By Megan Orciari - Despite the prevalence and health consequences of eating disorders and weight-related bullying and discrimination, policy actions to address these problems are currently limited. ... Full story

Genes discovered linking circadian clock with eating schedule

Mutations in the circadian genes could drive night eating syndrome ... Full story

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