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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.
Violence, malnutrition and lack of care reported in huge numbers in Australia's aged care system

Violence, malnutrition and lack of care reported in huge numbers in Australia's aged care system

Early ancestors' taste for fat reveals new clues to human evolution

Early ancestors' taste for fat reveals new clues to human evolution

Hospital patients' poor food intake is putting their health and lives at risk, study shows

Hospital patients' poor food intake is putting their health and lives at risk, study shows

"Big food" root cause of obesity and malnutrition worldwide

"Big food" root cause of obesity and malnutrition worldwide

Anti-vaccination movement one of the top health threats in 2019 says WHO

Anti-vaccination movement one of the top health threats in 2019 says WHO

Child nutrition remained stable a year after 2015 earthquake in Nepal, finds study

Child nutrition remained stable a year after 2015 earthquake in Nepal, finds study

Socio-demographic variables contributing to malnutrition in adolescents

Socio-demographic variables contributing to malnutrition in adolescents

Malnutrition in children with Crohn's disease linked with increased risk of surgical complications

Malnutrition in children with Crohn's disease linked with increased risk of surgical complications

Veganism linked to nutrient deficiencies and malnutrition if not planned correctly

Veganism linked to nutrient deficiencies and malnutrition if not planned correctly

Prenatal famine exposure may lead to early menopause and premature ovarian failure

Prenatal famine exposure may lead to early menopause and premature ovarian failure

New study launched in Burkina Faso to test typhoid conjugate vaccine

New study launched in Burkina Faso to test typhoid conjugate vaccine

Climate change risks are on the rise globally warn researchers

Climate change risks are on the rise globally warn researchers

Research highlights lack of data on European children's nutrient intake levels

Research highlights lack of data on European children's nutrient intake levels

Tooth loss linked to malnutrition risk in older adults

Tooth loss linked to malnutrition risk in older adults

Multi-strain probiotic helps reduce chemotherapy-induced diarrhea in cancer patients

Multi-strain probiotic helps reduce chemotherapy-induced diarrhea in cancer patients

ASPEN, Baxter launch educational video series on appropriate use of parenteral nutrition

ASPEN, Baxter launch educational video series on appropriate use of parenteral nutrition

Unrecognized childhood infections far greater threat than previously realized

Unrecognized childhood infections far greater threat than previously realized

Researchers implement automated program to screen for malnutrition in hospitalized children

Researchers implement automated program to screen for malnutrition in hospitalized children

Experts to present research on prevention, management of dysphagia at international conference

Experts to present research on prevention, management of dysphagia at international conference

Study aims to investigate risk factors for PPCs in surgical patients with gastric cancer

Study aims to investigate risk factors for PPCs in surgical patients with gastric cancer