Brain Changes May Be Hallmark of Anorexia
FRIDAY, June 10, 2022 -- People with anorexia nervosa show significant shrinkage in three important areas of the brain, new research reveals. The researchers said their study findings highlight the importance of early treatment, to prevent long-term... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 10, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

PRAX-114 Flops for Depression; Meta's Mental Health Lawsuits; Anorexia Brain Changes
(MedPage Today) -- The phase II/III Aria study testing the investigational agent PRAX-114 for major depressive disorder failed to meet its primary endpoint or show improvement in any secondary endpoints, Praxis Precision Medicines announced. Researchers... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - June 8, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Peterborough school counsellor tells of her anorexia journey
Shama Hanif tells of her her struggle with anorexia and how she has cast off the shame she once felt. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescent Patients: What You Need to Know Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescent Patients: What You Need to Know
Here we will review the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of anorexia, with an emphasis on what pediatricians need to know to screen and to facilitate treatment.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

South Africa: We Found a Genetic Link Between Routine Blood Test Results and Mental Health Disorders
[Daily Maverick] Mental health disorders including depression, schizophrenia, and anorexia show links to biological markers detected in routine blood tests, according to our new study of genetic, biochemical and psychiatric data from almost a million people. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nikki Grahame: Star's 'horrible' anorexia that led to her death - condition explained
A NEW documentary airing tonight on Channel 4 will pay tribute to reality icon Nikki Grahame, who passed away on April 9, 2021 after a lengthy battle with anorexia nervosa. During the documentary, Nikki's mum, Sue, describes the crippling effects the disorder had on her beloved daughter and why she hopes to raise awareness about the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First Guidelines for Managing Anorexia in Pregnancy First Guidelines for Managing Anorexia in Pregnancy
Pregnant women with anorexia are at increased risk for poor outcomes and require multidisciplinary care that includes mental health and specialist medical, obstetric, and nutritional support.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - March 30, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Selenium deficiency is associated with disease severity, disrupted reward processing, and increased suicide risk in patients with Anorexia Nervosa - Strumila R, Lengvenyte A, Oli é E, Seneque M, Dupuis-Maurin K, Alacreu-Crespo A, Maimoun L, Lefebvre P, Renard E, Courtet P, Guillaume S.
BACKGROUND& AIMS: Patients with Anorexia Nervosa (AN) present many nutritional deficiencies (macro- and often also micro-nutrients), possibly explained by their inadequate food intake. Previous studies reported that selenium (Se) deficiency is common in t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Parents fear healthy eating lessons may be triggering eating disorders in children as young as seven
NHS data released this month shows record numbers of children and teenagers are currently undergoing NHS treatment for eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicidality in adolescents with onset of anorexia nervosa - Mereu A, Fantoni T, Caini S, Monzali F, Roselli E, Taddei S, Lucarelli S, Pisano T.
OBJECTIVES: The mortality rate in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) is 5 to 10  times higher than in general population and, suicide is one of the main causes of death. We evaluated the prevalence of suicidality (ideation, self-injurious behaviour, suici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Virtual reality game a top clinic hopes will help anorexia patients
It is the deadly eating disorder that is notoriously hard to treat. A third of anorexia sufferers - characterised by restrictive eating and dramatic weight loss - relapse within five years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman has NINE children after being told anorexia left her infertile
Aged 20, Leah Williams, from Tenbury Wells, Worcester, was at her lowest weight - 5st 7lbs, and her periods stopped. But at 24, she married her husband Nick and had her daughter, Eleanor. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Record number of children are being treated by the NHS for eating disorders following pandemic
Between April and December last year, almost 10,000 started treatment for disorders such as anorexia and bulimia - up by nearly two-thirds on the number before the pandemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) variations in relationship with childhood maltreatment in patients with anorexia nervosa: a retrospective cohort study - Bou Khalil R, Risch N, Sleilaty G, Richa S, S énèque M, Lefebvre P, Sultan A, Avignon A, Maimoun L, Renard E, Courtet P, Guillaume S.
PURPOSE: Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a serious mental illness. It is frequently accompanied by a history of childhood maltreatment (CM) that may constitute a specific ecophenotype in patients with eating disorders necessitating special assessment and manageme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The 3st woman who is starving to DEATH: Doctors wrongly branded 36-year-old anorexic...
WARNING, DISTRESSING CONTENT: Nicolette Baker, 36, from Truro, Cornwall, has shrunk to just three stone and is currently receiving palliative care. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news