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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 study reveals how ‘good’ bacteria help in regulating our metabolism

New study reveals how ‘good’ bacteria help in regulating our metabolism

Malnutrition could have major health implications on patients' surgical outcomes, shows research

Malnutrition could have major health implications on patients' surgical outcomes, shows research

Study points to dangers of feeding non-dairy drink to infants

Study points to dangers of feeding non-dairy drink to infants

New study shows how vitamin A effectively supports lung immunity against TB

New study shows how vitamin A effectively supports lung immunity against TB

New guidelines address all components of nutrition for critically ill patients

New guidelines address all components of nutrition for critically ill patients

Dementia patients tend to wander and become lost

Dementia patients tend to wander and become lost

New expert consensus reviews benefits and safety of dietary protein for bone health

New expert consensus reviews benefits and safety of dietary protein for bone health

New findings on extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

New findings on extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

Researchers shed light on biological mechanism underlying link between height and cognition

Researchers shed light on biological mechanism underlying link between height and cognition

Low-cost deworming drug improves female farmers' physical fitness

Low-cost deworming drug improves female farmers' physical fitness

Study: Young children should be priority for snail fever treatment

Study: Young children should be priority for snail fever treatment

Study reveals genes that cause extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

Study reveals genes that cause extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

Study identifies two genes associated with extreme nausea and vomiting during pregnancy

Study identifies two genes associated with extreme nausea and vomiting during pregnancy

Study identifies gene that influences risk of obesity in adulthood

Study identifies gene that influences risk of obesity in adulthood

Gut microbes linked to severity of intestinal parasitic worm infections

Gut microbes linked to severity of intestinal parasitic worm infections

Groundbreaking discoveries pave way for fast-acting antidote to tackle cholera epidemics

Groundbreaking discoveries pave way for fast-acting antidote to tackle cholera epidemics

Analytic software identifies mortality risk after surgery in older patients with orthopedic fractures

Analytic software identifies mortality risk after surgery in older patients with orthopedic fractures

Organ chip technology improves study of the intestine for personalized medicine

Organ chip technology improves study of the intestine for personalized medicine

Undernutrition in preschool years linked to hearing loss later in life

Undernutrition in preschool years linked to hearing loss later in life

Australian research looks at hospital acquired medical complications

Australian research looks at hospital acquired medical complications