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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.
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

Higher COVID-19 mortality among certain groups in Colombia linked to structural inequalities

Higher COVID-19 mortality among certain groups in Colombia linked to structural inequalities

Innovations to fix our food systems could have unintended consequences

Innovations to fix our food systems could have unintended consequences

Toxin produced by E. coli bacteria also has nondiarrheal effects on the digestive tract

Toxin produced by E. coli bacteria also has nondiarrheal effects on the digestive tract

Global solidarity, resilient services to reduce TB deaths among people living with HIV

Global solidarity, resilient services to reduce TB deaths among people living with HIV

Overcoming pediatric drug-resistant TB crisis

Overcoming pediatric drug-resistant TB crisis

Immunonutrition may improve COVID-19 patients' recovery

Immunonutrition may improve COVID-19 patients' recovery

Creating an affordable food source to tackle malnutrition in Zimbabwe

Creating an affordable food source to tackle malnutrition in Zimbabwe

Inflammatory factors that aggravate COVID-19 may come from adipose tissue

Inflammatory factors that aggravate COVID-19 may come from adipose tissue

Measles outbreaks likely to occur as an unexpected consequence of COVID-19 pandemic

Measles outbreaks likely to occur as an unexpected consequence of COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers present overview of benefits from tree-sourced foods

Researchers present overview of benefits from tree-sourced foods

Study suggests new strategies to prevent complications in cardiac patients

Study suggests new strategies to prevent complications in cardiac patients

Nutritional status may impact susceptibility to COVID-19, study says

Nutritional status may impact susceptibility to COVID-19, study says

Plant genetic engineering to sustainably address micronutrient malnutrition

Plant genetic engineering to sustainably address micronutrient malnutrition

Obese persons have greater risk of developing severe COVID-19

Obese persons have greater risk of developing severe COVID-19

PATH wins grant to develop oral treatment option for soil-transmitted helminth infections

PATH wins grant to develop oral treatment option for soil-transmitted helminth infections

ACD study underscores the prevalence of malnutrition among obese individuals

ACD study underscores the prevalence of malnutrition among obese individuals