Binge eaters who say they cannot help it may have a point. A study suggests a gene may contribute to the cause of binge eating in some people. Researchers said they hoped the finding would point the way to a pill that could bring appetites under control.
“Among depressed patients, a low body-mass index (BMI) is associated with reduced appetite and increased pessimistic thoughts” French scientists have found.
A study has found that the more overweight a person is, the higher the chance of developing almost all types of cancer.