Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

Large Genome Study Suggests Anorexia Nervosa is a Metabolic Disorder as Well as a Psychiatric One
By far the largest genetic study to date of anorexia nervosa has identified eight areas in the human genome in... Read More
Researchers Discover a Brain Circuit That Might Be Targeted to Treat Eating Disorders
Appetite and eating may seem pretty straightforward—we eat when we are hungry—but the story of how our appetite is regulated... Read More
Genetic Analysis Points to Anorexia Nervosa’s Psychiatric and Metabolic Roots
People with anorexia nervosa , an eating disorder, severely restrict the amount of food they eat. They may see themselves... Read More
Discovery of Brain Circuit Involved in Food Intake
Experiments in mice have given scientists a better understanding of how the brain curbs hunger after eating. The finding could... Read More
Women with Anorexia Show Brain Activity
New research has found that women with anorexia have below-average activity in brain regions that help coordinate social behavior. The... Read More