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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.
OSEO awards fund for Galapagos NV's antibody therapeutics program

OSEO awards fund for Galapagos NV's antibody therapeutics program

Ohr Pharmaceutical to develop OHR/AVR118 for cachexia treatment

Ohr Pharmaceutical to develop OHR/AVR118 for cachexia treatment

Ligand Pharmaceuticals' SARM LGD-4033 study data presented at the Gerontology Society of America meeting

Ligand Pharmaceuticals' SARM LGD-4033 study data presented at the Gerontology Society of America meeting

Treatment of iron deficiency can improve symptoms and quality of life in CHF patients

Treatment of iron deficiency can improve symptoms and quality of life in CHF patients

Findings suggest athletes abuse non-approved therapeutic compounds for performance enhancing effects

Findings suggest athletes abuse non-approved therapeutic compounds for performance enhancing effects

Rosiglitazone slows progression of cachexia in cancer affected mice

Rosiglitazone slows progression of cachexia in cancer affected mice

Charley's Fund and the Nash Avery Foundation to support investigation of Galapagos' SARM candidate drug

Charley's Fund and the Nash Avery Foundation to support investigation of Galapagos' SARM candidate drug

Phase 1 single dose clinical trial of Acceleron Pharma's ACE-031 increases lean body mass

Phase 1 single dose clinical trial of Acceleron Pharma's ACE-031 increases lean body mass

New data on link between cancer and nutrition

New data on link between cancer and nutrition

Pathologically elevated blood fat levels in obesity: Researchers discover molecular causes

Pathologically elevated blood fat levels in obesity: Researchers discover molecular causes

Too much weight loss can be a bad thing

Too much weight loss can be a bad thing

Incyte's selective Janus kinase inhibitor demonstrates rapid and durable clinical benefits in Myelofibrosis patients

Incyte's selective Janus kinase inhibitor demonstrates rapid and durable clinical benefits in Myelofibrosis patients

New blood test identifies sickest heart failure patients in ER

New blood test identifies sickest heart failure patients in ER

New diagnostic tools and biomarkers

New diagnostic tools and biomarkers

Researchers discover molecular basis of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy

Researchers discover molecular basis of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy

Nausea from chemotherapy explained

Nausea from chemotherapy explained

Fish oil may help people with chronic kidney disease

Fish oil may help people with chronic kidney disease

Targeted therapies improve colon cancer survival rates

Targeted therapies improve colon cancer survival rates

Why anti-obesity cortisol reducing supplements do not work

Why anti-obesity cortisol reducing supplements do not work

Thiamin supplements may help protect heart failure patients

Thiamin supplements may help protect heart failure patients