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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.
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

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