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By On August 28th, 2015

Researchers Suggest Workout Supplement Overuse Could Be New Eating Disorder

Workout supplements are growing in popularity for people wishing to get in shape, but a new study suggests the rising popularity is also leading to increased abuse of the substances. The researchers who led the study say the findings indicate workout supplement overuse could even be an emerging novel eating disorder. Richard Achiro, PhD, California…

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By On April 13th, 2015

Could a Missing Gene Contribute To Eating Disorder Symptoms?

  Could a missing gene be responsible for eating disorders? A new animal study suggests that may be the case, as researchers have shown that mice who were missing a specific gene began to show numerous strange behaviors that resemble behaviors seen in humans with anorexia nervosa. The team, led by Michael Lutter, assistant professor‚Ķ

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