Endogenous Ghrelin Tied to Weight Gain in Patients With Anorexia
TUESDAY, March 28, 2023 -- Endogenous ghrelin is associated with longitudinal weight gain in girls and young women with anorexia nervosa, according to a study published online March 24 in JAMA Network Open. Youngjung R. Kim, M.D., Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 28, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Is More Common than Eating Disorders Like Anorexia and Bulimia, Yet Few People Are Aware of Its Dangers
Yves here. While this article is useful in documenting the extent of body dysmorphic disorder, in my humble opinion, it is remiss in failing to discuss the huge industry that profits from creating dissatisfaction with appearance. Most photos in fashion magazines are airbrushed. Female fashion…#menshealth #evafisher #communicationfaculty #fugenneziroglu #jamiefeusner #universityoftoronto #bdd #clinicians #bddfamily #depression (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sports Were Never Designed Around the Female Body
Ever since Title IX opened the door to our participation, female athletes have been encouraged, or even required, to fight their body’s natural development and restrict their diet to keep up with the boys. But no matter how many news stories come out about the epidemic of disordered eating and subsequent injuries and trauma for women in high school and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sports, we have continually failed to address the root issue: sports, as we know it, have never been designed around the developmental norms of the female body. As a woman with nearly three decades in elite sport, first a...
Source: TIME: Health - March 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lauren Fleshman Tags: Uncategorized freelance Sports Source Type: news

Late-Breaking Phase 3 A DUE Data Show Investigational Single Tablet Combination Therapy of Macitentan and Tadalafil Significantly Improves Pulmonary Hemodynamics versus Monotherapy in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
RARITAN, NJ, March 6, 2023 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced results from the Phase 3 A DUE study (NCT03904693), which showed an investigational once-daily, single tablet combination therapy, also known as fixed dose combination, of macitentan 10 mg and tadalafil 40 mg (M/T STCT), significantly improved pulmonary hemodynamics (blood flow through pulmonary blood vessels) versus macitentan and tadalafil monotherapies in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients with World Health Organization (WHO) functional class (FC) II or III.[1] The data were presented today as a Late-...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 6, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Older Women and Eating Disorders: A Growing Problem
Although eating disorders like binge eating, anorexia nervosa, and bulimia in older women are rarely discussed, they're a prevalent and growing problem. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Binge Eating Disorder —Which Afflicts More Than Anorexia Or Bulimia Combined—Gets New Treatment Guidelines
Over 9 million Americans suffer from binge eating disorder, making it the most common eating disorder in the U.S. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 13, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Arianna Johnson, Forbes Staff Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Trending Explainer Trending-Explainer Source Type: news

What Laboratory Tests Are Consistent with Transient Erythroblastopenia of Childhood?
Discussion Transient erythroblastopenia of childhood (TEC) is an “…anemia with a hemoglobin level at least 2 [standard deviations] below normal and a low reticulocyte count in relationship to the anemia in the absence of evidence of alternative causes of anemia.” A bone marrow aspirate shows decreased or absent erythroid precursor cells if obtained. The etiology is not well understood but may have a stimulating cause such as a viral infection, an immune-related and/or genetic cause. Parvovirus causing bone marrow suppression has been implicated and there are cases of affected siblings. TEC is most common ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 6, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Why Midlife Can Bring Risk of New Eating Disorders
MONDAY, Jan. 23, 2023 -- Most people think of eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia as afflictions of teenagers, but a new study finds that older women are also vulnerable to developing them, especially around menopause. The main driver of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 23, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hospital admissions for eating disorders hit record high
HOSPITALS are treating more patients with eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia than ever before, official data reveals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Causes of death in patients with a history of severe anorexia nervosa - Westmoreland P, Duffy A, Rienecke R, le Grange D, Joiner T, Manwaring J, Watters A, Mehler P.
This study reports causes of death for a cohort of 35 patients with severe anorexia nervosa (AN), who were treated between 2012 and 2020, and descriptive information on their medical and psychological comorbidities is provided. METHODS: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Teen's Undisclosed Dieting May Precede Anorexia Nervosa Teen's Undisclosed Dieting May Precede Anorexia Nervosa
Parents lag behind when identifying teen eating disorders, according to a new study. The findings suggest parents should monitor teen eating habits more closely.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 9, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Psilocybin research kept ‘in limbo’ by rules and attitudes, say UK scientists
Active ingredient of magic mushrooms still classified as having no medical value, despite clinical successDraconian licensing rules and a lack of public funding are holding back the emerging field of psychedelic medicine in the UK, leading scientists have warned after the release of groundbreaking results on the use of psilocybin to treat depression.The latest clinical trial found that a single dose of the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, combined with psychotherapy,helped alleviate depression in nearly a third of patients with severe depression. The finding follows other promising results suggesting that psychedelic ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 8, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Medical research Pharmacy and pharmacology Drugs Depression David Nutt Science Home Office Mental health Society Source Type: news

A New TikTok Trend Using Bella Hadid ’s Voice Is Normalizing Disordered Eating
A viral new TikTok trend using audio of model Bella Hadid’s voice has raised concern online for normalizing disordered eating and making light of eating disorders. The audio, originally taken from a video of Hadid from an i-D cover shoot, features the model’s voice saying, “My name, my name is Bella Hadid.” While it was originally set to a supercut of Hadid during fashion week, TikTok users soon began using the audio to make light-hearted videos of themselves feeling attractive or trying out beauty tools. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] But things took a turn when users began pairing t...
Source: TIME: Health - October 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cady Lang Tags: Uncategorized culturepod Technology Source Type: news

‘You Don’t Look Anorexic’
New research shows that our assumptions about eating disorders are often wrong — and that many larger-bodied people are starving themselves. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Siber Tags: Anorexia Nervosa internal-sub-only Weight Mental Health and Disorders Obesity Diet and Nutrition Psychology and Psychologists internal-storyline-no Source Type: news

EVE SIMMONS: I saw Deliciously Ella as beautiful, successful and happy
EVE SIMMONS: I became so unwell due to my anorexia that, at the age of 24, I was hospitalised. Luckily I recovered. Many don't. I suppose Ella's unwillingness to speak to me about this hurts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news