Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

Researchers Identify Sensory Neurons in the Gut That Signal the Brain to Stop Eating
New research has revealed specific types of neurons that control eating behavior. This basic research about how the body and... Read More
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