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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.
Comprehensive study of health in India finds improvements, but major inequalities between states

Comprehensive study of health in India finds improvements, but major inequalities between states

New health analysis in India finds increase in non-communicable diseases

New health analysis in India finds increase in non-communicable diseases

Children's diets could be improved with increased taxation on high fat and high sugar foods

Children's diets could be improved with increased taxation on high fat and high sugar foods

Malnutrition problems may be traced to diets divergent from food in evolutionary past

Malnutrition problems may be traced to diets divergent from food in evolutionary past

AJPH supplement focuses on how climate change impacts public health

AJPH supplement focuses on how climate change impacts public health

New study adds evidence to ‘selfish brain’ theory of human evolution

New study adds evidence to ‘selfish brain’ theory of human evolution

Obesity rates among children and adolescents have increased ten-fold over the last four decades

Obesity rates among children and adolescents have increased ten-fold over the last four decades

GTFCC launches new strategy to reduce cholera deaths by 90% by 2030

GTFCC launches new strategy to reduce cholera deaths by 90% by 2030

New research in acute malnutrition may save lives of children

New research in acute malnutrition may save lives of children

Sodium channels play important role in keeping tiny lung capillaries from leaking, worsening pneumonia

Sodium channels play important role in keeping tiny lung capillaries from leaking, worsening pneumonia

Ketogenic diet prolongs life and improves memory and physical functions in aged mice find researchers

Ketogenic diet prolongs life and improves memory and physical functions in aged mice find researchers

Comprehensive program takes patient care to next level by improving lives of women with ovarian cancer

Comprehensive program takes patient care to next level by improving lives of women with ovarian cancer

Genetics of digestion stayed remarkably the same from fishes to humans, research shows

Genetics of digestion stayed remarkably the same from fishes to humans, research shows

Self-powered, paper-based electrochemical devices detect biomarkers and identify diseases

Self-powered, paper-based electrochemical devices detect biomarkers and identify diseases

Experts explore ways to improve safety of care for nursing home residents with dementia

Experts explore ways to improve safety of care for nursing home residents with dementia

Early detection, treatment of frailty may help elderly people live healthier lives

Early detection, treatment of frailty may help elderly people live healthier lives

Smell loss linked to worse nutritional status in patients with chronic kidney disease

Smell loss linked to worse nutritional status in patients with chronic kidney disease

Loss of dietary protein from food as carbon dioxide emissions fail to fall - warn researchers

Loss of dietary protein from food as carbon dioxide emissions fail to fall - warn researchers

"Fat switch" may hold the key to obesity finds new study

"Fat switch" may hold the key to obesity finds new study

University of Warwick receives multi-million pound grant to improve healthcare in slums

University of Warwick receives multi-million pound grant to improve healthcare in slums