Lady Rats Can Probably Blame Their Binge Eating on Their Lady Rat Parts

A study (scientific and rat-infested by its very nature) published recently in the International Journal of Eating Disorders is the first ever to establish sex differences in rates of binge eating in animals. Well, not animals, really, so much as the scuttling disease portmanteaus we affectionately call “rats,” but… » 5/02/13 10:00am 5/02/13 10:00am

Nail Biting Will Soon Abdicate Status as Annoying Bad Habit and Be…

Nail biting is serious — even the Berenstain Bears knew so and they're bears. Imaginary bears. It's taken psychiatry almost 27 years to catch up with imaginary bears, but let us not quibble with the slow, ponderous locomotive that is modern medicine. Let's instead learn all about how nail biters might be deeply… » 10/03/12 3:00pm 10/03/12 3:00pm