Anorexia Nervosa

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 as overweight even after they have become dangerously underweight, but what… 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 help researchers find better ways to counter obesity in people and… 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 observations were made as the women played a computer game… Read More