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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.
Nutritional status may impact susceptibility to COVID-19, study says

Nutritional status may impact susceptibility to COVID-19, study says

Plant genetic engineering to sustainably address micronutrient malnutrition

Plant genetic engineering to sustainably address micronutrient malnutrition

Obese persons have greater risk of developing severe COVID-19

Obese persons have greater risk of developing severe COVID-19

PATH wins grant to develop oral treatment option for soil-transmitted helminth infections

PATH wins grant to develop oral treatment option for soil-transmitted helminth infections

ACD study underscores the prevalence of malnutrition among obese individuals

ACD study underscores the prevalence of malnutrition among obese individuals

Researchers develop 'Trojan horse' approach to destroy cancer cells

Researchers develop 'Trojan horse' approach to destroy cancer cells

Researchers discover a hormone that might help tackle malabsorption

Researchers discover a hormone that might help tackle malabsorption

Study reveals underlying causes of food and nutrition insecurity among a hunter-gatherer group

Study reveals underlying causes of food and nutrition insecurity among a hunter-gatherer group

COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to child and maternal health services, show surveys

COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to child and maternal health services, show surveys

SYSTEMIC project aims to find solutions for a sustainable healthy food system

SYSTEMIC project aims to find solutions for a sustainable healthy food system

Younger cycad seeds pose greater risk for toxicity, study reveals

Younger cycad seeds pose greater risk for toxicity, study reveals

Living at higher altitudes linked with greater rates of stunting

Living at higher altitudes linked with greater rates of stunting

Girls with anorexia nervosa can have stunted growth

Girls with anorexia nervosa can have stunted growth

Screening for malnutrition may help identify ACS patients at high risk of adverse outcomes

Screening for malnutrition may help identify ACS patients at high risk of adverse outcomes

Research identifies a potential therapeutic target for clogged arteries

Research identifies a potential therapeutic target for clogged arteries

Dietary choices improve health and immunity amid the global pandemic

Dietary choices improve health and immunity amid the global pandemic

Global economic slowdown due to COVID-19 impacts food security

Global economic slowdown due to COVID-19 impacts food security

Impact training improves bone and muscle health in people with Crohn’s disease

Impact training improves bone and muscle health in people with Crohn’s disease

Perinatal depression not only affects the mother but has a lasting impact on offspring

Perinatal depression not only affects the mother but has a lasting impact on offspring

Rice and sugar distributed by India's food subsidy program may have limited nutritional benefit

Rice and sugar distributed by India's food subsidy program may have limited nutritional benefit