USA: Genetic link to anorexia uncovered
Researchers in Australia believe they have discovered a genetic link to the dieting disease anorexia nervosa. The researchers, who work at the Department of Psychological Medicine at Westmead Children's Hospital, investigated a chemical in the brain which causes anxiety, known as norepinephrine. They discovered a new chunk of DNA, which was present in a number of families with anorexic children and parents.
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