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Cachexia is a condition which denotes the excessive loss of weight. It occurs because of the depletion of adipose tissue and muscle mass in people who are not trying to lose weight.
Rapid and sensitive tracking of fat molecules in the body

Rapid and sensitive tracking of fat molecules in the body

New drug Aliskiren shows promise for heart failure patients

New drug Aliskiren shows promise for heart failure patients

Aliskiren drug can delay progression of congestive heart failure, lengthen survival rates

Aliskiren drug can delay progression of congestive heart failure, lengthen survival rates

Researchers discover how cancer cells can trigger chronic muscle wasting condition

Researchers discover how cancer cells can trigger chronic muscle wasting condition

New improved model for cancer wasting syndrome cachexia

New improved model for cancer wasting syndrome cachexia

New mouse model could lead to a better understanding of cachexia syndrome

New mouse model could lead to a better understanding of cachexia syndrome

Marijuana isn’t a great choice for glaucoma treatment, says expert

Marijuana isn’t a great choice for glaucoma treatment, says expert

New study sheds light on the role of vitamin D in muscle cells

New study sheds light on the role of vitamin D in muscle cells

Study uncovers trigger for cachexia

Study uncovers trigger for cachexia

Eating leafy green vegetables may help maintain muscle strength and mobility

Eating leafy green vegetables may help maintain muscle strength and mobility

Cholesterol lowering drug can also help treat cancer-associated cachexia

Cholesterol lowering drug can also help treat cancer-associated cachexia

Loss of muscle and body weight linked with disability in stroke patients

Loss of muscle and body weight linked with disability in stroke patients

Study: Chemotherapy drugs may promote muscle mitochondrial dysfunction

Study: Chemotherapy drugs may promote muscle mitochondrial dysfunction

Cancer undercuts ability of normal cells to consume glucose, finds study

Cancer undercuts ability of normal cells to consume glucose, finds study

Testosterone effective at fighting cachexia in cancer patients, research shows

Testosterone effective at fighting cachexia in cancer patients, research shows

Overload of zinc in muscles leads to cachexia in cancer patients

Overload of zinc in muscles leads to cachexia in cancer patients

Treatment for muscle wasting improved survival in pre-clinical cancer model

Treatment for muscle wasting improved survival in pre-clinical cancer model

New findings on extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

New findings on extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

Study identifies two genes associated with extreme nausea and vomiting during pregnancy

Study identifies two genes associated with extreme nausea and vomiting during pregnancy

Heart failure patients who have anorexia have worse prognosis

Heart failure patients who have anorexia have worse prognosis