Tag Archives: Disorders

Discovery Reveals Potential New Pathway for Treating Obesity and Related Disorders

A molecule that helps prevent fat accumulation in mammals is produced within fat tissues by stem-like cells that may be therapeutic targets for obesity and related disorders, according to a new study from scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine. Obesity has become a global pandemic in recent decades, and presently affects more than 90 million Americans… Read More »

Eating Disorders and Depression

According to a study in the American Journal of Psychiatry (1995), 50 percent of people with an eating disorder also meet the criteria for depression. What isn’t for certain is whether some people suffering from depression are more prone to develop an eating disorder or whether people suffering from an eating disorder are prone to… Read More »