For Men, Twin Sister Ups Anorexia Risk

For boys, having a twin sister might actually increase the risk for developing anorexia nervosa -- commonly referred to simply as anorexia. Researchers Dr. Marco Procopio and Paul Marriott analyzed more than 4,000 Swedish twins born between 1935 and 1958. In their research, they found that overall, women are still more likely than men to develop anorexia, an eating disorder in which people literally starve themselves due to a fear of gaining weight. But they also found that for men having a...Full Story
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