Novel treatment approaches to cachexia and sarcopenia: highlights from the 5th Cachexia Conference.

Kung, Thomas, Springer, Jochen, Doehner, Wolfram, Anker, Stefan D and von Haehling, Stephan (2010) Novel treatment approaches to cachexia and sarcopenia: highlights from the 5th Cachexia Conference. Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs, 19 (4). pp. 579-585. ISSN 1354-3784

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Abstract

Cachexia is an illness that may occur in terminal stages of many chronic illnesses including cancer, chronic heart failure, chronic renal failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Effective treatments are urgently needed in order to improve the patients' quality of life and their survival. We report highlights from the 5th Cachexia Conference held in December 2009 in Barcelona, Spain. Novel therapeutic approaches shown here include melanocortin-4 receptor antagonists, myostatin inhibition, beta-blockers, IL-6 antagonism synthetic ghrelin and vitamin D.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Rhiannon Harvey
Date Deposited: 06 May 2011 08:00
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 17:14
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/29959
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