I Almost Died Twice Because Doctors Didn't Believe Me
“I think you're a hypochondriac,” the doctor sighed. Then, “Maybe it's anorexia?” I'd been sick for months, starting with a stomach virus over Thanksgiving break. I was running...
3 days ago - Scary Mommy
A new therapeutic strategy for gastroesophageal reflux disease resistant to conservative therapy and monotherapy in preterm neonates: a clinical trial
Background: Gastroesophageal reflux disease is one of the most common problems in neonates. The main clinical manifestations of GERD are frequent regurgitation or vomiting...
10 days ago - Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine
62. The Prevalence of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder in a Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Clinic and Its Impact on the Menstrual Cycle
Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder is a newly articulated eating disorder in the DSM 5 that encompasses individuals who have persistent failure to meet appropriate...
15 days ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Young anorexia patient dies in hospital after 'failings' in her care
Claire Greaves' heartbroken parents said the failings were 'shocking'
20 days ago - Wales online
'Unbelievable' failings in Claire Greaves hospital death
Claire Greaves, who had anorexia and personality disorder, killed herself in a psychiatric unit.
20 days ago - BBC
Disordered eating increases risk for low BMD in men
Men with eating disorders are at increased risk for low bone mineral density and estimated hip strength compared with healthy controls, with the highest risk observed for men...
21 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Anorexia nervosa: gut microbiota-immune-brain interactions
Anorexia nervosa is a psychiatric disorder defined by an extremely low body weight, a devastating fear of weight gain, and body image disturbance, however the etiopathogenesis...
30 days ago - Clinical Nutrition
'My anorexia really loved Instagram'
One woman who has overcome anorexia says Instagram didn't cause her eating disorder, but it made it worse.
1 month ago - BBC
Woman who weighed just 4st 6lbs and reveals how a hashtag helped her overcome her anorexia
Megan Crabbe, 25, from Essex, struggled with anorexia as a child. Aged 20, she found the body positive movement and was able to recover from her disease, building a following...
1 month ago - Daily Mail
9 Myths About Eating Disorders
This week marks National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. To help bring awareness to a serious health issue affecting more than 30 million people, we're sharing some myths...
1 month ago - Fit Bottomed Girls
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Gaming Doesn't Hamper Boys' Social Skills: Study
In contrast, the more time a girl spent gaming at age 10, the more social interaction difficulties she experienced by age 12.
These 3 CrossFit Moves Are Inspired by Gymnastics - and You Can Do Them at Home
CrossFit features exercises like ball slams, burpees , and lots of heavy lifting , but it has a major gymnastics component, too. Here's an easy example: handstands. Or...
Mexican study suggests potential prebiotic activity of mango peel
Mango peel may selectively boost the growth of beneficial bacteria, and open up opportunities to use the waste material as a prebiotic ingredient, suggests a new study from Mexico.
Inhale, don't chew: Smelling fattening foods can help reduce your cravings
Smelling fried chicken or french fries can tempt you into ordering a similarly fattening dish at a restaurant, which can make it hard to maintain a healthy weight. But...
World's first malaria vaccine could save 'tens of thousands of children's...
Some 360,000 vulnerable youngsters in Malawi, Kenya and Ghana will be immunised with the vaccine RTS,S every 12 months to help 'bring an end to this disease'.
Diabetes drug works better than diet and exercise at keeping weight off...
Participants were given either metformin, a placebo, or a healthy regime by researchers at Louisiana State University. Those in the metformin group were able to better sustain...
Most Americans spend more than 6 hours a day sat down - up from 5 hours a...
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine found that sitting time for adults rose from 5.5 hours per day to almost 6.5 hours and, for teenagers, it rose from 7...
U.S. Set to Break Measles Cases Record
Just a few months into the year, the United States is set to break an annual record for the number of measles cases.
FDA Approves First Device for Children With ADHD
The pocket-sized device is for use at home while a child is sleeping. It's connected by wire to a small patch placed on the child's forehead above the eyebrows, CNN reported.
Babies Still Dying Due to Unsafe Sleep Practices
While the rates of accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed are low, they're on the rise.