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Smartfish's medical drink trial a success for COPD patients suffering from cachexia

European Pharmaceutical Review - Sep 20, 2016
A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study in 45 COPD patients suffering from cachexia shows that Remune, a targeted medical nutritional drink, developed and produced by the Norwegian company Smartfish AS, significantly improves the ...

New treatment developed for cancer-induced weight loss [PreClinical]

2 Minute Medicine - Oct 16, 2016
1. In mouse models of cancer-induced fat and muscle wasting (cachexia), lower levels of the protein Ampk were accompanied by higher levels of the Ampk-interacting protein Cidea. 2. Treatment with a peptide designed to inhibit the interaction between ...

Cancer: Molecularly shutting down cancer cachexia

Science Daily - Aug 30, 2016
This so-called cancer cachexia is accompanied by a poor prognosis with regard to disease progression, quality of life, and mortality. After sepsis, cachexia is the most frequent cause of death in cancer patients. It is not entirely clear which ...

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Metabolic reprogramming induced by ketone bodies diminishes pancreatic cancer cachexia

by: Manchester Press
This work by various authors presents key research on Metabolic reprogramming induced by ketone bodies diminishes pancreatic cancer cachexia. Aberrant energy metabolism is a hallmark of cancer. To fulfill the increased energy requirements, tumor cells secrete cytokines/factors inducing muscle and fat degradation in cancer patients, a condition known as cancer cachexia. It accounts for nearly 20% of all cancer-related deaths. However, the mechanistic basis of cancer cachexia and therapies targeting cancer cachexia thus far remain elusive.
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Role of Oxidative Stress in Chronic Diseases

This book presents recent findings on the role of oxidative stress in chronic diseases. Understanding the mechanisms behind it enables readers to comprehend the rationale which underlies intervention in such conditions. The book places special emphasis on genetic polymorphism―an important issue related to this field of study. It covers the role of oxidative stress in transmissible disorders as well as non-transmissible chronic conditions with chapters on metabolic diseases, autoimmune and neurodegenerative diseases, and cancer and cachexia.
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Cancer Cachexia

by: Egidio Del Fabbro, Akio Inui, Florian Strasser
Cancer Cachexia is a concise, fully illustrated handbook written with the aim of increasing awareness of cancer cachexia and highlighting best practice diagnosis, treatment, and management options for this devastating disorder. This is another title in the ongoing Springer Healthcare Cancer Supportive Care Series.
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Treatment of Cancer Cachexia

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Combating cachexia: New approaches

The 20th Annual Perspectives in Thoracic Oncology, held in New York, NY from November 21-22, 2015 provided thoracic oncology clinicians and researchers ...


The Genes, Development and Disease Group led by Erwin Wagner, head of the BBVA Foundation-CNIO Cancer Cell Biology Programme at the Spanish ...

Cancer cachexia: the overlooked enemy

View the full video on the prIME Oncology Website here: www.primeoncology.org/expertreview_cachexia2013 CME-certified expert discussion on the diagnosis ...

Cachexia 3 7 15 CapellaUniversity

Class assignment for Advanced Pathophysiology Class MSN6007, Capella University.

EDUARDO BRUERA, MD 'Cancer Related Cachexia'

Oncology Outlook 2016.