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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.
Measles epidemic kills over 1,200 in Madagascar

Measles epidemic kills over 1,200 in Madagascar

ClinEpiDB releases data from MAL-ED study that addresses childhood malnutrition

ClinEpiDB releases data from MAL-ED study that addresses childhood malnutrition

Diet rich in animal protein linked to higher risk of death

Diet rich in animal protein linked to higher risk of death

Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties

Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties

Global Report on Food Crises: Acute hunger affects over 100 million people worldwide

Global Report on Food Crises: Acute hunger affects over 100 million people worldwide

New research aims to turn worms against parasite-associated cancer

New research aims to turn worms against parasite-associated cancer

Study suggests depression screening when assessing African-Americans for schizophrenia

Study suggests depression screening when assessing African-Americans for schizophrenia

Recent research shows that ease of breastfeeding after C-section differs culturally

Recent research shows that ease of breastfeeding after C-section differs culturally

Allergic reaction during pregnancy may alter sexual-development in offspring's brain

Allergic reaction during pregnancy may alter sexual-development in offspring's brain

Mother's diet during pregnancy can impact lung-specific genes of her offspring

Mother's diet during pregnancy can impact lung-specific genes of her offspring

Lactose-free, reduced-carbohydrate milk does not improve outcomes in severely malnourished children

Lactose-free, reduced-carbohydrate milk does not improve outcomes in severely malnourished children

Violence, malnutrition and lack of care reported in huge numbers in Australia's aged care system

Violence, malnutrition and lack of care reported in huge numbers in Australia's aged care system

Early ancestors' taste for fat reveals new clues to human evolution

Early ancestors' taste for fat reveals new clues to human evolution

Hospital patients' poor food intake is putting their health and lives at risk, study shows

Hospital patients' poor food intake is putting their health and lives at risk, study shows

"Big food" root cause of obesity and malnutrition worldwide

"Big food" root cause of obesity and malnutrition worldwide

Anti-vaccination movement one of the top health threats in 2019 says WHO

Anti-vaccination movement one of the top health threats in 2019 says WHO

Child nutrition remained stable a year after 2015 earthquake in Nepal, finds study

Child nutrition remained stable a year after 2015 earthquake in Nepal, finds study

Socio-demographic variables contributing to malnutrition in adolescents

Socio-demographic variables contributing to malnutrition in adolescents

Malnutrition in children with Crohn's disease linked with increased risk of surgical complications

Malnutrition in children with Crohn's disease linked with increased risk of surgical complications

Veganism linked to nutrient deficiencies and malnutrition if not planned correctly

Veganism linked to nutrient deficiencies and malnutrition if not planned correctly