SOCIETY ON SARCOPENIA, CACHEXIA, & WASTING DISORDERS (SCWD)
Driving Innovation in Research, Education and Clinical Excellence Worldwide
From basic science to clinical management of cachexia, sarcopenia and wasting: multidisciplinary approaches to improve patients’ outcomes
The Society on Cachexia, Sarcopenia, and Wasting Disorders (SCWD) focuses on muscle wasting across a number of medical conditions and strives to enhance global health by advancing cutting-edge research that informs effective policies and practices for medical professionals and healthcare stakeholders. Our mission is to address the challenges of cachexia (including cancer cachexia), sarcopenia, and wasting disorders involving all stakeholders to improve the lives of patients with cachexia and sarcopenia worldwide.
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Explore the latest programs and information about Sarcopenia, Cachexia, & Wasting Disorders
Sarcopenia and Type 2 Diabetes: A Bidirectional Relationship
Leucine-enriched Protein Supplementation for the Pre-frail: What Are the Benefits?
Evaluating health-related quality of life in patients with sarcopenia
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GDF-15: a mediator of exercise’s link with late-life weight loss?
Age-Related Spinal Deformity: a Consequence of Sarcopenia?
Appetite Loss, Malnutrition, and Mortality: a Significant Association in Need of Urgent Recognition?
Sarcopenia and its Prognostic Value in Advanced Gastroesophageal Cancer
Metabolic Dysfunction and Candidate Biomarkers: an Overview of Anorexia of Ageing
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