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Trivia: A Link Between Cytokines and Eating Disorders?

June 19, 2018
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A recent meta-analysis found a correlation between the proinflammatory cytokines tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α and interleukin 6 (IL-6) and which eating disorder?

A. Anorexia nervosa

B. Binge eating disorder

C. Bulimia nervosa

D. Night eating syndrome

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A recent meta-analysis found a correlation between the proinflammatory cytokines tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α and interleukin 6 (IL-6) and which eating disorder?

A. Anorexia nervosa

B. Binge eating disorder

C. Bulimia nervosa

D. Night eating syndrom

For details on the research, see: Inflammatory Cytokines Linked With Anorexia Nervosa.

—Terri Airov

Reference

Dalton B, Bartholdy S, Robinson L, et al. A meta-analysis of cytokine concentrations in eating disorders. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2018;103:252-264

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