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This study, therefore, aimed to examine the relationship between anorexia and frailty in HF patients. Methods: We analyzed 1,129 HF patients enrolled into the multicenter cohort study. Anorexia was defined as Simplified Nutritional Appetite Questionnaire (SNAQ)
Source: Journal of Cardiac Failure - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: research
Molecular Psychiatry, Published online: 19 September 2017; doi:10.1038/mp.2017.202
Source: Molecular Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
This issue illustrates how research from practice-based research networks has evolved to span a spectrum from improving patient-level care and practice quality to improving health within local and global communities. Articles address patient-level improvements (a biomarker for cardiovascular disease progression, late-onset anorexia nervosa, complementary health approaches used by patients, and patient preferences related to antibiotics for acute respiratory infections); practice-level improvements (selection of types of fecal immunochemical tests, practice facilitation, practice registry implementation, community-based out...
Source: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Commentary Source Type: research
We present the fatal case of a 66-year old woman with severe malnutrition and newly diagnosed anorexia nervosa. Inpatient refeeding was unsuccessful, and she succumbed to multisystem organ failure. The timely recognition of eating disorders among older people is important for family physicians who care for patients across the life spectrum.
Source: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Brief Report Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: These results are important for healthcare providers as they work with patients to identify life experiences, including 'loss/potential loss' and 'the need for preservation', that have personal significance. Some patients may realize that 'enough is enough'; something needs to change. These intrinsic motivating factors may also be the impetus for eventual recovery for some individuals. PMID: 28922078 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Women and Health - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Women Health Source Type: research
We report a second case presentation that similarly highlights a young adult with MNGIE who was initially thought to have anorexia ner vosa. A 20-year-old female was referred to our eating disorders program, carrying a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa after a 2-year history of an unexplained 30-pound weight loss and abdominal pain.
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - Category: Child Development Authors: Tags: Letter to the editor Source Type: research
In this study, clinical anaplasmosis in dairy cattle in the Thrace region of Turkey was investigated with respect to within-herd prevalence, vertical transmission, and genetic diversity. In March and September 2015, thirty lactating cows showed primary clinical signs of anaplasmosis, including fever, anaemia, decreased milk yield, anorexia, and laboured breathing. Symptoms disappeared in most cows after administration of long-acting oxytetracycline, but nine of them (30%) died. Following diagnosis based on clinical signs, microscopy and molecular findings, blood samples were collected from apparently healthy lactating cows...
Source: Comparative immunology, microbiology and infectious diseases. - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis Source Type: research
We report a case of acute hepatotoxicity in a 53-year old male patient after administration of TMZ for GBM. He had fatigue, nausea, anorexia and jaundice. His laboratory analysis showed alanine aminotransferase(ALT) : 632 IU/L (normal range 0-40) ; aspartate aminotransferase(AST) : 554 IU/L (normal range 5-34) ; alkaline phosphatase(ALP) : 1143 IU/L (normal range 40-150) ; γ-glutamyl transpeptidase(GGT) : 514 IU/L (normal range 9-64 IU/L) ; total bilirubin : 15.1 mg/dL (normal range 0-1.2) ; direct bilirubin : 13.2 mg/dL and prothrombin time(PT) : 13.5 s, with international normalized ratio (I...
Source: Acta Gastro-Enterologica Belgica - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Acta Gastroenterol Belg Source Type: research
Publication date: August–October 2017 Source:Journal of Comparative Pathology, Volume 157, Issues 2–3 Author(s): S.-H. Lee, D.-M. Go, S.-H. Woo, H.-T. Park, E. Kim, H.S. Yoo, D.-Y. Kim A 1-year-old, female domestic shorthair cat was presented with anorexia, depression and weight loss, accompanied by multifocal nodules affecting the face, pinnae and periarticular tissue. Routine medical treatments were ineffective. The animal's physical condition continued to deteriorate and it finally died. Post-mortem examination revealed multifocal to coalescing firm nodules with occasional ulceration affecting the ears, per...
Source: Journal of Comparative Pathology - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
ConclusionXP as first-line therapy is effective and well tolerated by patients with HER2-negative AGC.
Source: Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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