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Govt launches body image paper

Wed May 6, 2009 5:00pm AEST

The Federal Government says it is trying to reduce the number of young Australians with a negative view of their bodies.[MORE]

Tags: health, adolescent-health, diet-and-nutrition, eating-disorders, australia

‘Underweight’ Miss Universe finalist stirs controversy

Fri Apr 24, 2009 11:01am AEST

Doctors, dietitians question inclusion of Stephanie Naumoska in Miss Universe Australia finals.[MORE]

Tags: arts-and-entertainment, fashion, eating-disorders, australia, nsw, sydney-2000

Children with eating disorders on the rise: study

Sun Apr 19, 2009 6:09am AEST

Study reveals more than 100 young children across Australia have been hospitalised with medical complications because of an eating disorder.[MORE]

Tags: community-and-society, family-and-children, health, diseases-and-disorders, eating-disorders, children, australia

New figures reveal male anorexia toll


Mon Mar 23, 2009 7:30pm AEDT

New figures show Australia has some of the worst levels of male anorexia in the world.[MORE]

Tags: government-and-politics, federal-government, eating-disorders, men, australia

Govt needs to do more to tackle youth eating disorders


Mon Mar 23, 2009 10:07am AEDT

Last week the Butterfly Foundation released figures that found that almost one in three male year nine students used fasting, skipping meals, diet pills, vomiting after meals, laxatives and smoking cigarettes to keep off weight. This disturbing news suggests that if the new National Advisory Group on Body Image is going to have any effect it will need to get cracking, and so will our legislators.[MORE]

Tags: health, diseases-and-disorders, eating-disorders, australia

Group mulls media curbs to tackle negative body image

Tue Mar 3, 2009 3:37pm AEDT

The Federal Government has commissioned a group of fashion industry leaders to address body dissatisfaction levels among Australia’s youth.[MORE]

Tags: arts-and-entertainment, fashion, community-and-society, federal-government, eating-disorders, australia

Nurses call for improved eating disorder treatment

Mon Feb 16, 2009 3:01pm AEDT

The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses says the NSW Government must urgently improve treatment services for life threatening eating disorders.[MORE]

Tags: health, adolescent-health, eating-disorders, mental-health, australia, nsw, camperdown-2050

Recovered anorexic’s walk raises $3,500

Thu Jan 15, 2009 11:31am AEDT

Two siblings from the New South Wales central west will today complete a gruelling 10-day fundraising walk from Bathurst to Sydney.[MORE]

Tags: community-and-society, charities-and-community-organisations, health, diseases-and-disorders, eating-disorders, nsw, bathurst-2795, oberon-2787, orange-2800, sydney-2000

Drug education not reaching young people, report warns

Wed Nov 26, 2008 9:00am AEDT

Mission Australia’s annual survey has found one third of respondents in the 11-14 age group were worried about drugs.[MORE]

Tags: community-and-society, drugs-and-substance-abuse, youth-issues, health, diseases-and-disorders, eating-disorders, drug-use, australia, nt, qld, vic

Eating disorders workshop focuses on treatment

Tue Nov 18, 2008 2:00pm AEDT

A New South Wales north coast expert on eating disorders hopes a workshop in Byron Bay this week will help to attract more professionals to the field.[MORE]

Tags: eating-disorders, doctors-and-medical-professionals, byron-bay-2481, lismore-2480

Code of conduct to address skinny model trend

Sun Oct 5, 2008 1:19pm AEDT

The Government plans to introduce a code of conduct that would require magazines to tell readers when photos have been altered. [MORE]

Tags: arts-and-entertainment, fashion, community-and-society, youth-issues, government-and-politics, federal-government, health, diseases-and-disorders, eating-disorders, information-and-communication, print-media, design, australia

Magazine with ‘too thin’ models pulled

Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:21am AEST

A Quebec publisher apologised on Thursday for promoting scrawny female forms in a young women’s magazine, which he also pulled from stores amid a public outcry.[MORE]

Tags: arts-and-entertainment, fashion, eating-disorders, canada

Plan to ban size zero models ditched

Thu Aug 14, 2008 12:36pm AEST

London decides against a plan to ban super-skinny models from its catwalks.[MORE]

Tags: arts-and-entertainment, fashion, eating-disorders, united-kingdom, england

Anorexia showing up in 8-year-olds


Wed May 28, 2008 11:12am AEST

Children as young as 8 are becoming anorexic, and mass media could be to blame.[MORE]

Tags: health, diseases-and-disorders, eating-disorders, medical-research, australia, nsw, sydney-2000

Eating disorders rising in pre-teens: study

Wed May 28, 2008 6:35am AEST

A study has found that younger children are increasingly being diagnosed with eating disorders like anorexia.[MORE]

Tags: health, diseases-and-disorders, eating-disorders, children, australia, sydney-2000, melbourne-3000

Schools failing to prevent eating disorders, experts say

Sat May 3, 2008 2:32pm AEST

There is concern among some psychologists that school programs are failing to prevent teenage girls from developing eating disorders.[MORE]

Tags: community-and-society, youth-issues, education, schools, secondary-schools, health, diseases-and-disorders, eating-disorders, australia, vic, melbourne-3000

Schools urged to improve eating disorder awareness


Sat May 3, 2008 12:04pm AEST

There are calls for high schools to run better programs to prevent girls developing eating disorders.[MORE]

Tags: community-and-society, youth-issues, education, schools, secondary-schools, health, diseases-and-disorders, eating-disorders, australia

Mother reveals newsreader’s anorexia battle

Mon Apr 28, 2008 9:19am AEST

Charmaine Dragun’s family reveal her private battles with anorexia and depression.[MORE]

Tags: arts-and-entertainment, television, death, eating-disorders, australia, nsw, sydney-2000

Former UK deputy PM reveals bulimia battle

Sun Apr 20, 2008 10:12pm AEST

Former British deputy prime minister John Prescott has revealed that he suffered from the eating disorder bulimia. [MORE]

Tags: world-politics, eating-disorders, united-kingdom, england

Eating disorders on the rise: Opposition

Thu Apr 10, 2008 9:11am AEST

The ACT Opposition says young people suffering eating disorders are being forced to travel to Sydney or Melbourne for treatment.[MORE]

Tags: states-and-territories, eating-disorders, act, canberra-2600

French fashion industry signs anti-anorexia charter

Wed Apr 9, 2008 11:05pm AEST

French designers and advertisers sign a charter to promote healthy body images.[MORE]

Tags: arts-and-entertainment, fashion, eating-disorders, design, france

Testosterone may guard against eating disorders

Wed Mar 5, 2008 10:26pm AEDT

Research suggests that young adult women exposed prenatally to testosterone have a reduced likelihood of developing eating disorders. [MORE]

Tags: health, eating-disorders, medical-research, united-states

Models fail weigh-in for Madrid Fashion Week

Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:22am AEDT

Three underweight models have reportedly been banned from Madrid Fashion Week.[MORE]

Tags: arts-and-entertainment, fashion, health, eating-disorders, design, spain, united-kingdom, england

Researchers say eating disorders on the rise

Mon Nov 12, 2007 12:24pm AEDT

A survey has turned up a doubling of the number of people with eating disorders over the past decade.[MORE]

Tags: immigration, adolescent-health, eating-disorders, sa, adelaide-5000, port-augusta-5700, port-pirie-5540, whyalla-5600



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