Monthly Archives: January 2023

Cancer cachexia

Cancer cachexia is a complex metabolic syndrome characterized by marked loss of body weight, anorexia, asthenia, sarcopenia, and anemia. It is the most common manifestation of advanced malignant cancer, leading to death. Approximately half of all cancer patients experience cachexia and the prevalence is over 80% in terminally ill patients, with cachexia being responsible for […]

Providing solutions for rare diseases: a priority for the UN

Perhaps the definition is not the most accurate, but in reality a rare disease does nothing more than denominate a pathology that has not yet been studied, analyzed and against which there is, for the time being, no solution. The complexity of the processes to reach social development solutions for the improvement of patients’ quality […]