Cachexia and aging: An update based of the Fourth International Cachexia Meeting

John E. Morley, S. D. Anker, W. J. Evans

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Abstract

This manuscript highlights the new developments in the pathophysiology of anorexia, cachexia and sarcopenia, based on presentations given at the Fourth International Cachexia Meeting. It stresses the importance of these conditions in older persons. The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-55
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Nutrition, Health and Aging
Volume13
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2009

Keywords

  • Anorexia
  • Cachexia
  • Cancer
  • Cytokines
  • Heart failure
  • Protein

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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