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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.
COVID-19 lockdown negatively impacted Indian women's nutrition, study shows

COVID-19 lockdown negatively impacted Indian women's nutrition, study shows

Study reveals potential long-term effects of malnutrition on COVID-19 outcomes

Study reveals potential long-term effects of malnutrition on COVID-19 outcomes

Children in Indian districts with high climate vulnerability more likely to suffer from malnutrition

Children in Indian districts with high climate vulnerability more likely to suffer from malnutrition

UN report highlights dramatic worsening of world hunger in the pandemic year

UN report highlights dramatic worsening of world hunger in the pandemic year

India’s national school feeding program may offer intergenerational nutrition benefits

India’s national school feeding program may offer intergenerational nutrition benefits

Hospitalizations for eating disorders among teenagers increase during COVID-19

Hospitalizations for eating disorders among teenagers increase during COVID-19

Increased agriculture production linked to unhealthy diets and increased emissions

Increased agriculture production linked to unhealthy diets and increased emissions

Culture should be considered when making radical dietary changes

Culture should be considered when making radical dietary changes

New program reveals high burden of undiagnosed or poorly controlled diseases in rural South Africa

New program reveals high burden of undiagnosed or poorly controlled diseases in rural South Africa

Children of well-educated parents survive more often than others

Children of well-educated parents survive more often than others

Reduced levels of leptin are linked to poor vaccine responses in general population

Reduced levels of leptin are linked to poor vaccine responses in general population

Women need to avoid pregnancy for 12 months after bariatric surgery

Women need to avoid pregnancy for 12 months after bariatric surgery

Researchers show how low-protein diet during pregnancy can cause kidney problems in babies

Researchers show how low-protein diet during pregnancy can cause kidney problems in babies

Friendly gut bacteria emerged as an invaluable ally in the battle against malnutrition

Friendly gut bacteria emerged as an invaluable ally in the battle against malnutrition

Artificial super stool may be a game-changer in the treatment of chronic gut infections

Artificial super stool may be a game-changer in the treatment of chronic gut infections

Fighting malaria in 2021: Where are we now and where are we going?

Fighting malaria in 2021: Where are we now and where are we going?

Disruptions to essential health services due to COVID-19 pandemic persist in 90% of countries

Disruptions to essential health services due to COVID-19 pandemic persist in 90% of countries

Five-year study aims to improve health of patients with cystic fibrosis across their growing lifespan

Five-year study aims to improve health of patients with cystic fibrosis across their growing lifespan

Holocaust survivors have lingering health impacts

Holocaust survivors have lingering health impacts

World Health Day 2021: The humanitarians building a fairer world

World Health Day 2021: The humanitarians building a fairer world