Having an eating disorder not only dramatically alters your weight; it can also affect your bone development. Researchers studied 10 adolescent girls with mild anorexia, and compared them to ten girls without the disorder.
Each girl underwent high-resolution c-t scans. Researchers found girls with anorexia had already begun to experience negative changes in their bone structure.
Experts say malnourishment can impair bone development, and put anorexic patients at risk for osteoporosis later in life.
A new line of caffeinated chewing gum is causing jitters among health advocates and prompting federal officials to take a new look at the proliferation of jolt-infused foods, including those marketed to children and teens.
Stress, the slowing of metabolism of middle age, and hormone changes after having a baby are three main reasons why many people see the numbers on the scale going up. Dr. Mehmet Oz shares tips on how to shed those final 10 pounds.