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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.
Heart failure patients who have anorexia have worse prognosis

Heart failure patients who have anorexia have worse prognosis

Study elucidates how aerobic exercise protects the sick heart

Study elucidates how aerobic exercise protects the sick heart

Natural compounds in thyme and oregano may offer treatment for cachexia

Natural compounds in thyme and oregano may offer treatment for cachexia

Researchers understand how to prevent severe weight loss in cancer patients

Researchers understand how to prevent severe weight loss in cancer patients

SLU scientists discover nuclear receptor that appears to play key role in muscle regeneration

SLU scientists discover nuclear receptor that appears to play key role in muscle regeneration

New approach could potentially prevent muscle wasting in muscular dystrophy and cancer

New approach could potentially prevent muscle wasting in muscular dystrophy and cancer

Exosome isolation using ultracentrifugation

Exosome isolation using ultracentrifugation

Study links higher BMI to lower chances of getting hospice care

Study links higher BMI to lower chances of getting hospice care

Researchers explore cause for increasing use of cannabis among older Americans

Researchers explore cause for increasing use of cannabis among older Americans

Scientists discover new mechanism responsible for regulation of glucose metabolism

Scientists discover new mechanism responsible for regulation of glucose metabolism

Weight loss condition provides clues to why cancer immunotherapy may fail in many patients

Weight loss condition provides clues to why cancer immunotherapy may fail in many patients

New research explains how tumors may impair ability of the liver to respond to caloric deprivation

New research explains how tumors may impair ability of the liver to respond to caloric deprivation

Biologic drugs may help prevent progressive bone loss in patients with RA

Biologic drugs may help prevent progressive bone loss in patients with RA

New, practical tool may help doctors to easily diagnose cachexia in cancer patients

New, practical tool may help doctors to easily diagnose cachexia in cancer patients

Leading experts in iron deficiency to participate in 3rd European Iron Academy meeting

Leading experts in iron deficiency to participate in 3rd European Iron Academy meeting

Selective manipulation of enzyme can stop cancer cachexia

Selective manipulation of enzyme can stop cancer cachexia

Researchers discover new role of cellular signaling molecule involved in release of hunger hormone

Researchers discover new role of cellular signaling molecule involved in release of hunger hormone

New gene therapeutic approach could save people suffering from muscle wasting disease

New gene therapeutic approach could save people suffering from muscle wasting disease

Why does appetite loss occur during illness? An interview with Prof. Conti and Prof. Francesconi

Why does appetite loss occur during illness? An interview with Prof. Conti and Prof. Francesconi

Mitofusin 2 protein could serve as therapeutic target to ameliorate sarcopenia in older adults

Mitofusin 2 protein could serve as therapeutic target to ameliorate sarcopenia in older adults