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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.
New, low-cost device measures early stages of infant malnutrition

New, low-cost device measures early stages of infant malnutrition

Researchers identify potential new treatment for brain cancer by targeting genes linked to microcephaly

Researchers identify potential new treatment for brain cancer by targeting genes linked to microcephaly

Many ulcerative colitis patients with anemia do not receive testing and treatment, study reports

Many ulcerative colitis patients with anemia do not receive testing and treatment, study reports

WHO and health partners need support from international donors to control spread of cholera in Yemen

WHO and health partners need support from international donors to control spread of cholera in Yemen

Study unravels how caloric restriction provides beneficial effects to the brain

Study unravels how caloric restriction provides beneficial effects to the brain

Four CGIAR researchers win World Food Prize for improving nutrition and health

Four CGIAR researchers win World Food Prize for improving nutrition and health

National Peruvian programme positively affects child development in rural and impoverished regions

National Peruvian programme positively affects child development in rural and impoverished regions

New HemaApp uses smartphone camera to screen for anemia

New HemaApp uses smartphone camera to screen for anemia

Nutrition could be cost-effective treatment to improve health in malnourished older adults

Nutrition could be cost-effective treatment to improve health in malnourished older adults

QOL Medical to introduce new disease awareness-raising tool at WCPGHAN 2016

QOL Medical to introduce new disease awareness-raising tool at WCPGHAN 2016

Social support, nutrition and exercise intervention can prevent malnutrition and frailty

Social support, nutrition and exercise intervention can prevent malnutrition and frailty

WHO works with Ministry of Health to ramp up disease surveillance, treatment efforts to prevent cholera outbreak

WHO works with Ministry of Health to ramp up disease surveillance, treatment efforts to prevent cholera outbreak

New gene therapeutic approach could save people suffering from muscle wasting disease

New gene therapeutic approach could save people suffering from muscle wasting disease

Maternal antiretroviral treatment eliminates HIV transmission to infants during breastfeeding

Maternal antiretroviral treatment eliminates HIV transmission to infants during breastfeeding

Bad diet can affect immune system prior to weight gain, new research shows

Bad diet can affect immune system prior to weight gain, new research shows

High prevalence of anaemia among adolescent girls in Nepal linked to undernourishment

High prevalence of anaemia among adolescent girls in Nepal linked to undernourishment

Study shows how dietary restriction impacts autophagy in intestine to increase lifespan

Study shows how dietary restriction impacts autophagy in intestine to increase lifespan

Moderate caloric restriction in healthy non-obese individuals reduces chronic inflammation

Moderate caloric restriction in healthy non-obese individuals reduces chronic inflammation

Study eliminates barriers to using GIS technology to solve public health issues in Bangladesh

Study eliminates barriers to using GIS technology to solve public health issues in Bangladesh

Lab-established diagnosis necessary for treatment of patients with persistent diarrhea

Lab-established diagnosis necessary for treatment of patients with persistent diarrhea