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Does Netflix movie To The Bone promote anorexia?

New Netflix series To the Bone is causing controversy for promoting eating disorders. We spoke to experts and sufferers to find out the impact of seeing anorexia on screen.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Publication date: August–October 2017 Source:Journal of Comparative Pathology, Volume 157, Issues 2–3 Author(s): A.A. Ahmad, G.M. Dorrestein, S.J.W.Y. Oh, C.D. Hsu A 38-year-old Malayan gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii) with a 2-week history of anorexia was found dead and presented for post-mortem examination. Numerous white firm nodules of various sizes were found on the surface of the liver, both left and right kidneys, the spleen and the serosa of the intestinal tract. All masses had similar microscopical appearance and were diagnosed as metastasizing fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma. Immunohistoche...
Source: Journal of Comparative Pathology - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
Alison Rogers has been struggling to keep her eating disorder under control for years, but she says she's particularly vulnerable these days. Still, she attended a special screening of the Netflix film To the Bone organized by a Toronto centre that helps people with eating disorders.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Entertainment Source Type: news
Conclusion: Mirtazapine significantly improves gastric emptying in patients of prostate and breast cancer suffering from cancer-associated anorexia.
Source: Indian Journal of Palliative Care - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Anticipatory deactivation with a subsequent exaggerated brain response during and after an aversive body state may contribute to difficulty predicting and adapting to internal state fluctuation. Because eating changes our interoceptive state, restriction may be one method of avoiding aversive, unpredictable internal change in AN. PMID: 28714434 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Psychological Medicine - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Psychol Med Source Type: research
iacute;o-Hortega I, Moreno Malfaz L Abstract OBJECTIVE: This manuscript explores the characteristics of individuals diagnosed with an eating disorder who dropped out of treatment, compared with those who completed it. METHOD: The participants were 196 patients diagnosed with eating disorders (according to DSM-IV-TR criteria) who consecutively began treatment for the first time in an eating disorders unit. They were assessed at baseline with a set of questionnaires evaluating eating habits, temperament, and general psychopathology. During the follow-up period, patients who dropped out were re-assessed via a te...
Source: Eating and weight disorders : EWD - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Tags: Eat Weight Disord Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Combining foretinib and erlotinib demonstrated response in unselected advanced NSCLC but also incremental toxicity. Future development will require molecular patient selection. PMID: 28706139 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Oncotarget - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncotarget Source Type: research
In this study, we performed a secondary analysis of longitudinal data (1–6 years) from 1619 participants in the NINDS Exploratory Trials in PD Long-term Study-1 (NET-PD LS1) to explore predictors of weight loss in a large prospective clinical trial cohort of early treated Parkinson’s disease. Th e NET-PD LS1 study was a double-blind randomized placebo controlled clinical trial of creatine monohydrate 10 gm/day in early treated PD (within 5 years of diagnosis and within 2 years of starting dopaminergic medications). Linear mixed models were used to estimate the effect of baseline clinical c ovariates on weight c...
Source: Journal of Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: 1 October 2017 Source:Physiology & Behavior, Volume 179 Author(s): Jamie Matu, Kevin Deighton, Theocharis Ispoglou, Oliver M. Shannon, Lauren Duckworth High-altitude exposure induces a negative energy balance by increasing resting energy expenditure and decreasing energy intake. This diminished energy intake is likely caused by altitude-induced anorexia and can have detrimental effects for those travelling to high-altitude. We aimed to investigate whether altering the macronutrient composition of breakfast could attenuate altitude-induced anorexia and augment energy intake at high-altitude. Twelve he...
Source: Physiology and Behavior - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
ConclusionThe available data suggested that the use of the five newly approved VEGFR-TKIs may increase risk of GI events in cancer patients. Physicians and patients should be aware of these risks and frequent monitoring and careful management should be emphasized when managing these VEGFR-TKIs.
Source: European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Some experts said that people who have had eating disorders should consider the state of their health before watching the film.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Eating Disorders Anorexia Nervosa Weight Mental Health and Disorders Parenting Netflix Inc Source Type: news
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