Anorexia

Known as: anorectic, lost appetite, no appetite 
The lack or loss of APPETITE accompanied by an aversion to food and the inability to eat. It is the defining characteristic of the disorder ANOREXIA… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND The role of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in the treatment of patients with esophageal or esophagogastric-junction… (More)
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2011
Review
2011
To develop a framework for the definition and classification of cancer cachexia a panel of experts participated in a formal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Advanced gastric cancer can respond to S-1, an oral fluoropyrimidine. We tested S-1 as adjuvant chemotherapy in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In peripheral tissues, insulin signaling involves activation of the insulin receptor substrate (IRS)-phosphatidylinositol 3… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
  • Akio Inui
  • CA: a cancer journal for clinicians
  • 2002
Cachexia is among the most debilitating and life-threatening aspects of cancer. Associated with anorexia, fat and muscle tissue… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS Visceral sensory information is transmitted to the brain through the afferent vagus nerve. Ghrelin, a peptide… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Leptin is a key hormonal regulator of energy balance that acts upon hypothalamic neurons to reduce food intake, but the… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Food intake declines throughout the life span. This physiologic anorexia of aging is caused in part by alterations of stomach… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Several inflammatory cytokines, most notably tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and IL-1, induce anorexia and loss of lean body mass… (More)
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Review
1988
Review
1988
Weight loss and anorexia occur commonly in the elderly. While in many cases the anorexia can be attributed to associated disease… (More)
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