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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.
The relationship between metabolic disease and alternations in lipid homeostasis

The relationship between metabolic disease and alternations in lipid homeostasis

Tiny messenger can be promising candidate for treatment of diseases associated with muscular atrophy

Tiny messenger can be promising candidate for treatment of diseases associated with muscular atrophy

Study shows biological link between muscle weakness and acceleration in biological age

Study shows biological link between muscle weakness and acceleration in biological age

First-of-its-kind messenger RNA therapy developed for ovarian cancer, cachexia

First-of-its-kind messenger RNA therapy developed for ovarian cancer, cachexia

Blocking FNDC5 prevents cancer-induced cachexia in mice

Blocking FNDC5 prevents cancer-induced cachexia in mice

High-quality human clinical trials needed to determine the benefits of CBD for heart disease patients

High-quality human clinical trials needed to determine the benefits of CBD for heart disease patients

Novel member of a class of anti-diabetes drugs could help treat muscle wasting disease

Novel member of a class of anti-diabetes drugs could help treat muscle wasting disease

COVID-19 related acute muscle loss linked to worse outcomes

COVID-19 related acute muscle loss linked to worse outcomes

Four interdisciplinary teams will receive $100 million to solve the toughest challenges in cancer research

Four interdisciplinary teams will receive $100 million to solve the toughest challenges in cancer research

Discovery of key regulator of body weight could lead to new treatments for metabolic disorders

Discovery of key regulator of body weight could lead to new treatments for metabolic disorders

Improving our understanding of a severe pregnancy sickness (Hyperemesis Gravidarum)

Improving our understanding of a severe pregnancy sickness (Hyperemesis Gravidarum)

Exercise prior to tumor bearing may help reduce the effects of wasting syndrome

Exercise prior to tumor bearing may help reduce the effects of wasting syndrome

Simple, inexpensive method to predict the risk of functional disability in older people

Simple, inexpensive method to predict the risk of functional disability in older people

Study finds early stages of sarcopenia could be counteracted with timely interventions

Study finds early stages of sarcopenia could be counteracted with timely interventions

Research shows how circadian control of glucose production is disrupted during lung cancer progression

Research shows how circadian control of glucose production is disrupted during lung cancer progression

Girls more likely to develop metabolic alterations associated with obesity than boys

Girls more likely to develop metabolic alterations associated with obesity than boys

Preoperative sarcopenia and exercise intolerance predict outcomes following lung cancer surgery

Preoperative sarcopenia and exercise intolerance predict outcomes following lung cancer surgery

Study sheds new light on the ability of pancreatic cancer cells to metastasize

Study sheds new light on the ability of pancreatic cancer cells to metastasize

Elevated Activin A and FLRG levels correlate with worst outcomes in severe COVID-19

Elevated Activin A and FLRG levels correlate with worst outcomes in severe COVID-19

Researchers use cachexia model to assess cancer-derived myocardial impairments

Researchers use cachexia model to assess cancer-derived myocardial impairments