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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.
Malnutrition remains underdiagnosed, undertreated for decades among hospitalized patients

Malnutrition remains underdiagnosed, undertreated for decades among hospitalized patients

Isolation during holidays can impact health of seniors

Isolation during holidays can impact health of seniors

Study finds under-age marriage for women as marker of multiple vulnerabilities

Study finds under-age marriage for women as marker of multiple vulnerabilities

Harvard scientists discover hundreds of genetic switches that influence height

Harvard scientists discover hundreds of genetic switches that influence height

NIH grant supports research on cellular mechanisms governing longevity

NIH grant supports research on cellular mechanisms governing longevity

Mental illness linked to early childhood adversity may be passed to next generation

Mental illness linked to early childhood adversity may be passed to next generation

WHO delivers medical supplies to tackle outbreak of diphtheria in Yemen

WHO delivers medical supplies to tackle outbreak of diphtheria in Yemen

Comprehensive study of health in India finds improvements, but major inequalities between states

Comprehensive study of health in India finds improvements, but major inequalities between states

New health analysis in India finds increase in non-communicable diseases

New health analysis in India finds increase in non-communicable diseases

Children's diets could be improved with increased taxation on high fat and high sugar foods

Children's diets could be improved with increased taxation on high fat and high sugar foods

Malnutrition problems may be traced to diets divergent from food in evolutionary past

Malnutrition problems may be traced to diets divergent from food in evolutionary past

AJPH supplement focuses on how climate change impacts public health

AJPH supplement focuses on how climate change impacts public health

New study adds evidence to ‘selfish brain’ theory of human evolution

New study adds evidence to ‘selfish brain’ theory of human evolution

Obesity rates among children and adolescents have increased ten-fold over the last four decades

Obesity rates among children and adolescents have increased ten-fold over the last four decades

GTFCC launches new strategy to reduce cholera deaths by 90% by 2030

GTFCC launches new strategy to reduce cholera deaths by 90% by 2030

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