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Thinness Summary

Description: A state of insufficient flesh on the body usually defined as having a body weight less than skeletal and physical standards. Depending on age, sex, and genetic background, a BODY MASS INDEX of less than 18.5 is considered as underweight.

Also Known As: Underweight; Leanness

Networked: 392 relevant articles (14 outcomes, 27 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Thinness

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Insulin (Novolin) : 6 outcomes in 40 results : FDA 2
  2. Glucose (Dextrose) : 4 outcomes in 17 results : FDA 175 Generic
  3. Leptin : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 22 results : IBA
  4. Lysine (L-Lysine) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : FDA 30
  5. Cholesterol : 1 outcome 3 studies in 8 results : IBA
  6. Dietary Proteins : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  7. Triglycerides (Triacylglycerol) : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  8. Vitamin D : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 10 Generic
  9. Lipoprotein(a) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  10. VLDL Cholesterol : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Thinness

  1. Bulimia (Binge Eating)
  2. Eating Disorders (Eating Disorder)
  3. Weight Loss (Weight Reduction)
  4. Weight Gain
  5. Hyperphagia
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Key Therapies for Thinness

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  1. Bariatric Surgery : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  2. Caloric Restriction : 1 outcome in 6 results
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 2 results
  4. Left Heart Bypass : 1 study in 1 result
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 6 results
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