10 posts categorized "Eating Disorders"


Fox News: Confused why you're gaining weight? Alcohol might be the culprit

"Metabolizing alcohol takes precedence over digesting food, so you burn alcohol faster than the food-based calories," said Jennifer A. Reinhold, PharmD, assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.



WOGL: Dr. C. Alix Timko, director of the graduate psychology and Eating Disorder Research programs, was recently featured on WOGL's "Philadelphia Agenda."

Click here to listen to the segment.


KYW Newsradio: Eating Disorders Affect More Than Just Females

Today marks the start of “National Eating Disorders Awareness Week,” and a University of the Sciences professor (Dr. Alix Timko) says the problem is not just limited to young women. Audio clip attached.

Read More: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/02/23/eating-disorders-affect-more-than-just-females/

Examiner.com: Eating Disorders Awareness Week: More men now suffer anorexia and bulimia

Research shows that eating disorders are more common than we initially thought, and not only do they not just occur in young women, but they are actually common in men and boys, said USciences professor Dr. Alix Timko.

Dr. Alix Timko will be featured on 98.1 WOGL’s 30-minute program, “Philadelphia Agenda” on Sunday at 6:30 a.m. A podcast of the program will be available after it airs. 

Read More: http://www.examiner.com/article/increase-eating-disorders-among-men-women-and-teens-a-cause-for-alarm


Philadelphia Center City Weekly Press: Eating Disorders don't affect women only

Despite the common misconception that eating disorders affect primarily young women, prevention and awareness toward these diseases starts by recognizing that they do not discriminate by gender or age, said C. Alix Timko, PhD, director of the graduate psychology and Eating Disorder Research programs.

Read More: http://weeklypress.com/eating-disorders-dont-affect-women-only-p4202-1.htm


KYW1060: Univ. Of Sciences Doctor Conducting Study On Obese People With Chronic Pain

“Our goal is really to understand what works best for individuals who have both obesity and chronic pain so we can maximize their achievement of weight loss and pain management.” - Dr. Amy Janke, assistant professor of psychology at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Read: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2013/01/26/univ-of-sciences-doctor-conducting-study-on-obese-people-with-chronic-pain/

Listen: http://www.iqmediacorp.com/ClipPlayer/default.aspx?ClipID=e5a9d41a-68c7-436f-8f20-be9d63c10bd9&PN=bt9sZFac%2bKA%3d


Newswise: New Study Offers Free Treatment for Weight Loss and Pain Management

To combat ever-increasing rates of obesity in the U.S. and to reduce suffering from the pain that can occur with increased weight, the Health Behavior Research Lab (HBR) at University of the Sciences is offering free treatment for individuals struggling with both weight and chronic pain. 

Read more: http://www.newswise.com/articles/new-study-at-usciences-offers-free-treatment-for-weight-loss-and-pain-management


KYW 1060: Identifying Eating Disorders in Adolescents

Dr. Alix Timko talks to KYW 1060 about identifying eating disorders in adolescents. Listen here:



Bulimia Hope: New Eating Disorder Study at USciences Offers Free Family Counseling

Read more: http://bulimiarecoveryhope.blogspot.com/2011/08/new-eating-disorder-study-at-usciences.html


New Eating Disorder Study at USciences Offers Free Family Counseling

In an effort to combat eating disorders among adolescents, the Eating Disorder Research Program (EDRP) at University of the Sciences is offering free treatment for families with an adolescent who struggles with eating and weight concerns.

Read more: http://www.newswise.com/articles/new-eating-disorder-study-at-usciences-offers-free-family-counseling