"Wasting Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A condition of involuntary weight loss of greater then 10% of baseline body weight. It is characterized by atrophy of muscles and depletion of lean body mass. Wasting is a sign of MALNUTRITION as a result of inadequate dietary intake, malabsorption, or hypermetabolism.
- Wasting Syndrome
- Wasting Syndromes
- Wasting Disease
- Wasting Diseases
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Wasting Syndrome" by people in Profiles.
SIRT1-NOX4 signaling axis regulates cancer cachexia. J Exp Med. 2020 07 06; 217(7).
Zinc supplementation for the promotion of growth and prevention of infections in infants less than six months of age. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 04 08; 4:CD010205.
First Field Test of an Innovative, Wider Tape to Measure Mid-Upper Arm Circumference in Young Laotian Children. Food Nutr Bull. 2018 03; 39(1):28-38.
Evaluation of a residential nutrition rehabilitation center in rural Bolivia: short-term effectiveness and follow-up results. Food Nutr Bull. 2014 Jun; 35(2):211-220.