Wasting Syndrome

Known as: Wasting Diseases, WASTING GENERALIZED, Wasting Syndromes 
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… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Chronic diseases as well as aging are frequently associated with deterioration of nutritional status, loss muscle mass and… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Interleukin 23 (IL-23) and IL-17 have been linked to the pathogenesis of several chronic inflammatory disorders, including… (More)
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2001
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2001
The mechanisms by which the immune system achieves constant T cell numbers throughout life, thereby controlling autoaggressive… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Johne's disease ('paratuberculosis') is a chronic, infectious, wasting disease that affects dairy cattle. Estimation of its… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Porcine circovirus (PCV) was initially recognized as a contaminant of continuous pig kidney cell lines and was not thought to be… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a lethal, progressive muscle wasting disease caused by a loss of sarcolemmal bound… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Samples of lung, liver, kidney, pancreas, spleen, and lymph node from pigs with postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome from… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
http://www.aasp.org/shap/issues/v5n5/index.html ostweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) is a new disease first described… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Approximately 10% of peripheral CD4+ cells and less than 1% of CD8+ cells in normal unimmunized adult mice express the IL-2… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
In the past 12 years (1967-79) a syndrome we identify as chronic wasting disease has been observed in 53 mule deer (Odocoileus… (More)
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