The use of herbal medicine in cancer-related anorexia/ cachexia treatment around the world.

@article{Cheng2012TheUO,
  title={The use of herbal medicine in cancer-related anorexia/ cachexia treatment around the world.},
  author={Kai-Chun Cheng and Ying-Xiao Li and Juei Tang Cheng},
  journal={Current pharmaceutical design},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 31},
  pages={
          4819-26
        }
}
Cancer-related cachexia, a condition in which the body is consumed by deranged carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism that is induced by inflammatory cytokines. Cachexia is associated with poor treatment outcome, fatigue and poor quality of life. Pharmacological intervention in the treatment and/or prevention of cachexia has been mainly aimed at the use of appetite enhancers to increase oral nutritional intake so far. Herbal remedies are part of traditional and folk healing methods with… CONTINUE READING
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