Could a genetic mutation be linked to eating disorders?

Posted at 2:25 PM, Apr 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-10 14:35:12-04

A new study at the University of Iowa suggests that a genetic mutation may be linked to a higher risk of having an eating disorder.

Scientists say the estrogen-related receptor alpha may contribute to anorexia and bulimia and their findings may help develop new treatments.