Tag Archives: Disorders

Eating Disorders: Statistics

Eating disorders are serious and sometimes fatal illnesses that cause severe disturbances to a person’s eating behaviors. Obsessions with food, body weight, and shape may also signal an eating disorder. Common eating disorders include binge eating disorder, bulimia nervosa, and, less common but very serious, anorexia nervosa. Additional information about eating disorders can be found… Read More »

Americans now use one-third of their budget to pay off debt. ‘Money disorders’ may be to blame

Americans owe a lot of money. The average American uses over one-third of his or her budget to pay down debt, according to a 2019 study from Northwestern Mutual. The study also found that 15% of people believe they’ll be paying it off for the rest of their lives. Experts say a significant amount of… Read More »

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 »