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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.
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

Researchers identify potential trigger of Crohn's disease

Researchers identify potential trigger of Crohn's disease

Reduced tax on beer and wine will have health consequences, says NTNU professor

Reduced tax on beer and wine will have health consequences, says NTNU professor

Study finds limited association between vitamin D and improved COVID-19 outcomes

Study finds limited association between vitamin D and improved COVID-19 outcomes

Transmission risk for schistosomiasis peaks at higher water temperature

Transmission risk for schistosomiasis peaks at higher water temperature

Despite modest progress, maternal and child undernutrition remains a key health concern

Despite modest progress, maternal and child undernutrition remains a key health concern

Insight into how plants sense zinc could help cultivate more nutritious crops

Insight into how plants sense zinc could help cultivate more nutritious crops

Genetic mechanism enables TB-causing bacterium to remember and rapidly respond to stress

Genetic mechanism enables TB-causing bacterium to remember and rapidly respond to stress

Nanotherapy shows potential for treating severe Crohn's disease

Nanotherapy shows potential for treating severe Crohn's disease

Plant breeding can help increase crop productivity, reduce human malnutrition

Plant breeding can help increase crop productivity, reduce human malnutrition

Study highlights barriers faced by cancer survivors in maintaining a healthy diet

Study highlights barriers faced by cancer survivors in maintaining a healthy diet

Study gives new clues to how muscle wasting occurs on a cellular level

Study gives new clues to how muscle wasting occurs on a cellular level

Study: Armed conflict affects health needs of  at least 630 million women, children

Study: Armed conflict affects health needs of at least 630 million women, children

WHO sets nutrition criteria to increase the availability of healthy food

WHO sets nutrition criteria to increase the availability of healthy food

WHO and partners urge countries to strengthen childcare

WHO and partners urge countries to strengthen childcare

COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacts eating behaviors

COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacts eating behaviors

Higher temperatures and rainfall impact children's diet diversity

Higher temperatures and rainfall impact children's diet diversity

Gut cells alert the body to danger during parasite invasion

Gut cells alert the body to danger during parasite invasion

Study identifies the effects of malnutrition on patient survival after cardiac surgery

Study identifies the effects of malnutrition on patient survival after cardiac surgery