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    1. Antidepressants May Help Control Binge Eating

      May 25, 2005 (Atlanta) -- Popular antidepressants like Prozac and Zoloft can help binge eaters control the amount of food they eat, at least in the short-term, researchers report. A review of seven studies on binge eating that compared treatment with antidepressants with a placebo showed that medica

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    2. Obesity Drug Helps Binge Eaters

      Nov. 10, 2003 -- At first glance, the study findings may seem anything but surprising: The popular "antiobesity" drug Meridia used by millions to lose weight appears to help obese binge eaters shed excess pounds, but this new report shows that the drug can also help binge eaters control their eating

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    3. Gene Linked to Binge Eating

      March 19, 2003 -- A mutation in a gene related to appetite suppression has been linked to binge eating in obese people. The finding could someday lead to better weight-loss weapons for people who have had little success fighting the battle of the bulge, researchers say. Investigators found that a pa

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    4. Darkness May Spur Binge Eating in Dieters

      Feb. 5, 2002 -- Winter's short days and overcast skies are known to trigger depression in some people. Now, researchers say that those dark, gloomy days can make some people more susceptible to binge eating. In fact, people with the eating disorder bulimia often binge under cover of darkness, says a

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    5. Two Antidepressants Effective for Binge-Eating Disorder

      Dec. 2, 1999 (New York) -- Up to 1 million people in the United States suffer from binge-eating disorders, going through episodes where they feel the compulsive need to eat, to stuff themselves. Afterward, they're often left feeling out of control, ashamed, depressed, and obese. Professional care is

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    6. Binge Eaters Brace for the Holidays

      Nov. 26, 1999 (Atlanta) -- For binge eaters, the bewitching season has begun. It is a time of year when the days are regularly punctuated with opportunities to indulge, along with psychological pressures to do so. Little wonder that some feel more anxiety than anticipation about entering the holiday

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