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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.
Short term “prehabilitation” strength exercises, undertaken pre-surgery, do not prevent muscle loss

Short term “prehabilitation” strength exercises, undertaken pre-surgery, do not prevent muscle loss

Inflammatory factors that aggravate COVID-19 may come from adipose tissue

Inflammatory factors that aggravate COVID-19 may come from adipose tissue

Researchers identify new strategy to combat loss of skeletal muscle mass

Researchers identify new strategy to combat loss of skeletal muscle mass

New study may help combat loss of muscle mass associated with aging

New study may help combat loss of muscle mass associated with aging

Researchers develop 'Trojan horse' approach to destroy cancer cells

Researchers develop 'Trojan horse' approach to destroy cancer cells

Scientists identify key cell signaling pathway that drives muscle loss

Scientists identify key cell signaling pathway that drives muscle loss

Scientists discover new metabolism regulation system for the brown adipose tissue

Scientists discover new metabolism regulation system for the brown adipose tissue

Researchers establish a gene expression profile associated with cachexia in cancer patients

Researchers establish a gene expression profile associated with cachexia in cancer patients

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