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Source: University Of Massachusetts  Mar 21, 2019  5 years, 4 weeks, 2 days, 9 hours, 33 minutes ago

Atorvastatin, Drug used to control cholesterol found effective against cancer-associated cachexia

Atorvastatin, Drug used to control cholesterol found effective against cancer-associated cachexia
Source: University Of Massachusetts  Mar 21, 2019  5 years, 4 weeks, 2 days, 9 hours, 33 minutes ago

Brazilian researchers have discovered that a drug regularly prescribed to control cholesterol can also be used to treat cachexia, or wasting syndrome, a condition characterized by rapid weight loss and muscle atrophy associated with extreme physical weakness. This condition is common among patients with chronic diseases such as cancer, heart fail