# anorexia - Today’s News
They’ve jumped the fence, baby, and are coming to visit us.
# anorexia - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
For years, my eating disorder controlled my life; no matter how thin I got, I wouldn’t be satisfied. It’s this symptom of anorexia that makes it so dangerous, writes Vicky Kavanagh.
# anorexia - Tuesday 11 February, 2014
A study of the condition in an Irish hospital found that it is developing a younger age and becoming more common in males
# anorexia - Sunday 26 May, 2013
Suffering from anorexia as a teenager, Jenny Conlon’s weight dropped to just 6 stone before. While speaking about her experience for the first time is difficult, she says if it helps one person, it will be worth it.
# anorexia - Thursday 7 March, 2013
Neurological implants are being tested on patients whose conditions have not responded to other treatment.
# anorexia - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
# anorexia - Friday 13 July, 2012
A child protection expert has argued that parents should be given a choice over explicit content online. So what do you think?
# anorexia - Saturday 5 May, 2012
The 19 international editors of the influential fashion magazine have signed a 6-point plan saying they won’t work with models who appear to have eating disorders.
# anorexia - Tuesday 20 March, 2012
New law in Israel will ban agents from hiring underweight models or retouching photographs to make models appear thinner.
# anorexia - Friday 24 February, 2012
Sites featuring images of underweight models and ‘The Thin Commandments’ are putting vulnerable people in danger, Mary Mitchell O’Connor said.
# anorexia - Wednesday 8 February, 2012
A former prima ballerina at Milan’s La Scala theatre had said one in five dancers suffered from the eating disorder.
# anorexia - Tuesday 13 December, 2011
Eating disorders therapist Emma Murphy describes how images in the media affect her patients – and suggests a simple task for anyone considering a trip to the newsagent.
# anorexia - Wednesday 10 August, 2011
The ad showed children’s T-shirts bearing a motto once mentioned by model Kate Moss in an interview – “nothing tastes as good as skinny feels”.
Former IRA member has been transferred to hospital for medical assessment after being refused early release or parole.
# anorexia - Wednesday 13 July, 2011
The model in question has hit out at criticism about her appearance, saying that she is “naturally skinny” and is hurt that people were discussing her as if she was “not a real person”.
# anorexia - Monday 14 February, 2011
Children are developing eating disorders at younger ages because of a mixture of peer pressure, media influences and negative messages from parents.