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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.
UVA scientists make progress in their longstanding efforts to combat tuberculosis

UVA scientists make progress in their longstanding efforts to combat tuberculosis

Breast believe it; Creating human milk outside of the breast

Breast believe it; Creating human milk outside of the breast

Cancer mortality in sub-Saharan Africa could reach 1 million by 2030 without rapid interventions

Cancer mortality in sub-Saharan Africa could reach 1 million by 2030 without rapid interventions

Study highlights the need to improve clinical management of Malawian children with low blood sugar or blood oxygen levels

Study highlights the need to improve clinical management of Malawian children with low blood sugar or blood oxygen levels

Dentures may negatively impact a person's overall nutrition, research suggests

Dentures may negatively impact a person's overall nutrition, research suggests

Crucial blood tests for celiac disease could help shrink the gap to diagnosis and improve care

Crucial blood tests for celiac disease could help shrink the gap to diagnosis and improve care

New evidence on alterations of neuronal activity that drive food cravings during pregnancy

New evidence on alterations of neuronal activity that drive food cravings during pregnancy

IPD pooled analysis quantifies the underlying hematological response following malaria infection

IPD pooled analysis quantifies the underlying hematological response following malaria infection

Researchers highlight the extent to which NAFLD and diabetes jointly occur worldwide

Researchers highlight the extent to which NAFLD and diabetes jointly occur worldwide

New research aims to reduce dysphagia after stroke

New research aims to reduce dysphagia after stroke

Only few oncology dietitians ask cancer patients about food insecurity, research finds

Only few oncology dietitians ask cancer patients about food insecurity, research finds

Deactivation of PLa2g7 gene mimics anti-aging effects of caloric restriction in mice

Deactivation of PLa2g7 gene mimics anti-aging effects of caloric restriction in mice

New AI technology could help reduce malnutrition in long-term care homes

New AI technology could help reduce malnutrition in long-term care homes

Effects of multi-nutrient supplementation on COVID-19 severity in elderly patients

Effects of multi-nutrient supplementation on COVID-19 severity in elderly patients

Common cystic fibrosis drugs work by directly aiding the protein folding process, study shows

Common cystic fibrosis drugs work by directly aiding the protein folding process, study shows

Food science experts characterize the properties of protein in several insect powders

Food science experts characterize the properties of protein in several insect powders

Pediatric hospital admissions rise with omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant

Pediatric hospital admissions rise with omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant

Researchers receive NIH grants to develop new treatments for neglected tropical diseases

Researchers receive NIH grants to develop new treatments for neglected tropical diseases

Genome-wide ancient human DNA data from Sudan reveals new insights into the Nile Valley past

Genome-wide ancient human DNA data from Sudan reveals new insights into the Nile Valley past

WHO announces new commitments to accelerate progress on 2025 nutrition targets

WHO announces new commitments to accelerate progress on 2025 nutrition targets