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Malnutrition is a condition which occurs when there is a deficiency of certain vital nutrients in a person’s diet. The deficiency fails to meet the demands of the body leading to effects on the growth, physical health, mood, behaviour and other functions of the body. Malnutrition commonly affects children and the elderly.
Liver damage caused by low protein diet can be repaired, study finds

Liver damage caused by low protein diet can be repaired, study finds

New partnership to address nutritional needs of young disaster victims

New partnership to address nutritional needs of young disaster victims

WHO launches new ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients

WHO launches new ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients

New tool aims to decrease rate of malnutrition in hospitals

New tool aims to decrease rate of malnutrition in hospitals

Study finds food scarcity, poor oral health to be major risk factors for malnutrition among older adults

Study finds food scarcity, poor oral health to be major risk factors for malnutrition among older adults

The Government of Somalia launches first oral cholera vaccination campaign

The Government of Somalia launches first oral cholera vaccination campaign

Malnutrition and obesity may reshape obstetrical difficulties experienced by women

Malnutrition and obesity may reshape obstetrical difficulties experienced by women

Study assesses effect of combining exercise, dietary supplements on muscle mass and function

Study assesses effect of combining exercise, dietary supplements on muscle mass and function

Review identifies treatment methods to reduce complications in TKR patients with obesity

Review identifies treatment methods to reduce complications in TKR patients with obesity

Deep brain stimulation may help improve mental, physical health in patients with anorexia nervosa

Deep brain stimulation may help improve mental, physical health in patients with anorexia nervosa

MDI Biological Laboratory scientist sheds light on molecular mechanisms underlying aging

MDI Biological Laboratory scientist sheds light on molecular mechanisms underlying aging

Research: Nearly 20% of households exhibit double burden of malnutrition in Indonesia

Research: Nearly 20% of households exhibit double burden of malnutrition in Indonesia

Maternal stress can affect growth of fetal muscles, study shows

Maternal stress can affect growth of fetal muscles, study shows

Researchers map genetic changes resulting from short bowel syndrome

Researchers map genetic changes resulting from short bowel syndrome

Vitamin B12 deficiency during pregnancy linked to increased risk of preterm birth

Vitamin B12 deficiency during pregnancy linked to increased risk of preterm birth

Archaeologist discovers 800-year-old genomes from bacterial infection in Byzantine skeleton

Archaeologist discovers 800-year-old genomes from bacterial infection in Byzantine skeleton

Modest increase in dietary zinc reduces oxidative stress and damage to DNA, study shows

Modest increase in dietary zinc reduces oxidative stress and damage to DNA, study shows

Study highlights lack of nutritional standards for premixed infant cereals in lower-income countries

Study highlights lack of nutritional standards for premixed infant cereals in lower-income countries

Experts confirm high risk of famine in northeast Nigeria

Experts confirm high risk of famine in northeast Nigeria

Research consortium receives funding to assess new ways to help severely malnourished children

Research consortium receives funding to assess new ways to help severely malnourished children