slim disease

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Related to Wasting syndrome: Cerebral salt wasting syndrome, Kaposi Sarcoma

slim′ disease`


n.
a form of AIDS common in Africa, marked by emaciation and fever.
[1985–90]
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The most common cause of hyponatremia in hospitalized children is hypotonic fluid therapy, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone release (SIADH) and cerebral salt wasting syndrome (CSWS).
Porcine circovirus type 2 is mainly linked to post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) and porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome (PDNS), as well as reproductive disorders, including fetal mummification (ASANOME et al., 2008; MAES et al., 2008; MADSON et al., 2009).
Rodolfo Albano III, the bill would make it legal to use marijuana to benefit patients suffering from debilitating diseases, defined as those causing wasting syndrome, severe and chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures including those characteristic of epilepsy, or severe and persistent muscle spasms.
The bill defines this as any disease causing wasting syndrome, severe and chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures including those characteristics of epilepsy, or severe and persistent muscle spasms.
He said cannabis "has been confirmed to have beneficial and therapeutic uses to treat chronic or debilitating diseases or medical conditions." These include cachexia or wasting syndrome, severe and chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures, epilepsy and severe and persistent muscle spasms, he added.
Under House Bill 180, the government will legalize and regulate the medical use of cannabis, which advocates say has been confirmed to have beneficial and therapeutic uses to treat chronic or debilitating disease, or medical conditions that produce one or more of the following: cachexia or wasting syndrome; severe and chronic pain; severe nausea; seizures, including but not limited to those characteristic of epilepsy; or severe and persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those associated with multiple sclerosis.
According to urine output and urine N[a.sup.+] and osmolality measurements, low serum N[a.sup.+] levels were attributed to cerebral salt wasting syndrome, which is frequently encountered after intracranial surgery, especially among SAH patients (18).
The company is focused on development and commercialization of its lead candidate tivozanib as a treatment for renal cell carcinoma and other cancers in North America, and is leveraging multiple partnerships to develop and commercialise tivozanib in oncology indications outside of North America, and at progressing its pipeline of novel therapeutic candidates in cancer and cachexia (wasting syndrome).
The company will study metabolic syndrome in connection with aging frailty, a clinically-defined wasting syndrome that increases vulnerability to morbidity, injury and death.
Outpatient HIV patients with HIV wasting syndrome were given 150 mg fortnightly in one study and 200/400/600 mg weekly in another study for 12 weeks.
From 2013 to 2014, Sea Star Wasting Syndrome hit sea stars from British Columbia to Mexico.
After the Sea Star Wasting Syndrome affected the invertebrates during 2013-14 from British Columbia to Mexico, the species was recently seen rebounding and was spotted around Southern California, in places such as the rocky outcroppings off Crystal Cove State Beach and the breakwalls in Long Beach and coves of Palos Verdes, the (https://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/26/after-mysterious-die-off-sea-stars-making-a-comeback/) Register said.