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Gene mutation may be at root of eating disorders

Eating disorders affect about 30 million in the US, mostly young adults. There's a stigma that goes with them, but biology (genetics) may be at the root.

France bans ‘excessively thin’ models

The French Parliament has decided to take action against anorexia in one of the fashion capitals of the world, Paris. This psychological disorder is deadly.

Brain activity different in anorexic women

Anorexia nervosa is one of the most puzzling, and deadly, of all mental illnesses. What drives people to ignore the body's desire for change?