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Synonyms for cachexia

any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease

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The high incidence and mortality rates of cancer cachexia attract much attention in recent years (Morley et al.
PsiOxus), a development stage biotechnology company, has completed patient enrollment for its Phase II clinical trial to study MT-102, a small molecule therapeutic for the treatment of cancer cachexia.
Decrease of serum carnitine levels in patients with or without gastrointestinal cancer cachexia.
Intensive nutrition intervention improves outcomes in patients with cancer cachexia receiving chemotherapy--a pilot study.
A Steering Committee of dietitians with research expertise in nutritional management of cancer cachexia and evidence based guideline development produced the first draft of the clinical practice guidelines.
This action strongly decreases the overactivity of UPS, which may be the most important component of cancer cachexia.
TISDALE, MJ 2007: Letter to the editor: Eicosapentaenoic acid containing nutritional supplements for the treatment of cancer cachexia.
CANCER cachexia describes a syndrome of progressive weight loss, anorexia, and persistent erosion of host body cell mass in response to a malignant growth.
The current scientific consensus is that cancer cachexia results primarily from an underlying metabolic imbalance induced by the cancer, causing the body's metabolism to speed up," explains Keith Block, medical director of the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, Ill.
Kumar and colleagues suggest that eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) might be helpful in preventing and treating cancer cachexia.
It's a vicious cycle that contributes to the complications of cancer cachexia.
com offers Cancer Cachexia - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 research report that provides an overview of the Cancer Cachexia's therapeutic pipeline.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Cancer Cachexia - Pipeline Review, H1 2012', provides an overview of the Cancer Cachexia therapeutic pipeline.
The Company is focused on advancing its pipeline products currently in phase II clinical development: Squalamine Eye Drops for the treatment of the wet form of age-related macular degeneration, and OHR/AVR118 for the treatment of cancer cachexia.
com/research/435cv3/gtxs_ostarine) has announced the addition of the "GTX's Ostarine for cancer cachexia - a debilitating condition in need of therapy" report to their offering.
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