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Wasting disease may be transferred through insects or contact between animals 

Greeley Tribune - Oct 07 5:57 AM
FORT COLLINS - New Colorado State University-led research shows for the first time that chronic wasting disease may spread through saliva and blood of infected deer, which poses new possibilities that the disease may spread by blood-sucking insects...

Neville takes rap for open goal howler 
AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 08 4:40 PM
Gary Neville, who has never scored in 83 international appearances for England, accepted the blame for wasting a glorious opportuntity to break his duck.

Wasting away in a dump 
NorthJersey.com - Oct 09 3:51 AM
PATERSON -- The gray-green slop appeared again a week ago Sunday, settling along the bathtub, almost covering the bottom of it. The smell of human waste penetrated the first-floor kitchen.

No point going for Bowen - Williams 
TeamTalk via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Sport - 2 hours, 52 minutes ago
Blackburn chairman John Williams claims managerless Norwich will be wasting their time if they try to lure Mark Bowen to Carrow Road.Former Canaries defender Bowen has been linked with the post since Nigel Worthington's departure after the 4-1 home defeat by Burnley, and he remains a frontrunner for the job following Alan Curbishley's decision to rule himself out of the reckoning.




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In medical circles, wasting refers to the process by which a debilitating wating disease causes muscle and fat tissue to "waste" away. Wasting is sometimes referred to as "acute malnutrition" because it is westing believed that episodes of wasting easting have a short duration, in contrast to stunting, which is regarded as chronic malnutrition.


  • 1 Causes
  • 2 Classification
  • 3 See also
  • 4 External links


Wasting can be caused wasting time by an extremely low energy intake (e.g., caused by famine), nutrient losses due to wasting water infection, or a combination of low intake and high loss. Infections associated with wasting include tuberculosis, chronic diarrhea, chronic wasting disease and AIDS. The mecanism may involve cachectin - also called tumor necrosis factor, a default - wasting my time macrophage-secreted cytokine. wasting my time - default Caretakers and health providers sometimes contribute to wasting by putting the patient on a very restrictive diet. Voluntary weight loss and eating disorders are excluded as default- wasting my time causes of wasting.


  • Children: Weight-for-height (WFH). In infants under 24 months, recumbent (supine) length is used. WFH wasting my time mp3 as % of median reference value is calculated this way:
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Cutoff points may vary, but <80% (close to wasting my time  default -2 Z-score) is often used.

  • Adults:
    • Body Mass Index (BMI) is the quotient between weight and height squared (kg/m2). An neurogenic muscle wasting individual with a BMI < 18.5 is regarded as time wasting a case of wasting.
    • Percent of body weight lost (At Tufts, an koi wasting away unintentional loss of 6% or more in 6 months is regarded as wasting)

See also

  • Atrophy
  • Weight loss
  • Cachexia

External links

  • http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol10no6/03-1082.htm
  • http://www.tufts.edu/med/nutrition-infection/hiv/health_weight_loss.html
  • http://www.annalsnyas.org/cgi/content/abstract/587/1/325
  • Scientists find key to "wasting syndrome"

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