Wednesday, December 1, 2010

More U.S. children, adolescents suffer eating disorders - report

"A new review led by researchers of University of Michigan found eating disorder such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia are on the rise in U.S. children and adolescents. David S. Rosen, MD, MPH, of the University of Michigan Health System reviewed about 200 studies and estimated that 0.5 percent of adolescent girls suffer anorexia nervosa and 1 to 2 percent have bulimia. Eating disorders are particularly on the rise in boys who account for up to 10 percent of all cases of eating disorders."  Read this article