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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.
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

seca and B. Braun TravaCare optimize nutrition medicine follow-up care with validated BIA technology

seca and B. Braun TravaCare optimize nutrition medicine follow-up care with validated BIA technology

Yemen facing serious cholera outbreak

Yemen facing serious cholera outbreak

Novel seca medical Vital Signs Analyzer advances potential of non-invasive diagnostics to completely new level

Novel seca medical Vital Signs Analyzer advances potential of non-invasive diagnostics to completely new level

Could the mTOR pathway be used to protect against cancer?

Could the mTOR pathway be used to protect against cancer?

JHH Nutrition Score can help quickly identify heart surgery patients at risk for malnutrition

JHH Nutrition Score can help quickly identify heart surgery patients at risk for malnutrition

Suspected cholera cases in Yemen is now more than 100,000

Suspected cholera cases in Yemen is now more than 100,000

Children living in slums of Nepal face significant risk of diarrhea

Children living in slums of Nepal face significant risk of diarrhea

Can liver damage caused by a low protein diet be repaired?

Can liver damage caused by a low protein diet be repaired?