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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 report shows way to secure adequate healthy food for world's growing population

New report shows way to secure adequate healthy food for world's growing population

Rensselaer receives additional support to address childhood stunting in developing nations

Rensselaer receives additional support to address childhood stunting in developing nations

Simple nutrition care program in hospitals could help reduce patient stays and readmission rates

Simple nutrition care program in hospitals could help reduce patient stays and readmission rates

UTHealth receives generous gift to support first-of-its-kind nutrition education program

UTHealth receives generous gift to support first-of-its-kind nutrition education program

Women with dementia receive less health monitoring than men, UCL research reveals

Women with dementia receive less health monitoring than men, UCL research reveals

Deprived patients with chronic lung disease more likely to face malnutrition risk

Deprived patients with chronic lung disease more likely to face malnutrition risk

Low-cost eye drops just as effective as antibiotics in treating bacterial keratitis, study reports

Low-cost eye drops just as effective as antibiotics in treating bacterial keratitis, study reports

MedUni Vienna creates physical training programme to reactivate older adults

MedUni Vienna creates physical training programme to reactivate older adults

Biologic drugs may help prevent progressive bone loss in patients with RA

Biologic drugs may help prevent progressive bone loss in patients with RA

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