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Eating Disorders and Genetics: The Newfound Link

A groundbreaking new study finds compelling evidence

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AA new global study led by researchers from the University of North Carolina, published Monday in the journal Nature Genetics, offers the strongest evidence to date that anorexia nervosa not only has a genetic component, but that it is also associated with unique metabolic characteristics that…

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Anna Almendrala

Anna Almendrala

Freelance health journalist in Los Angeles who lives for food courts, crafting sessions and a good book.

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