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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.
Climate change poses unprecedented threat to children's health

Climate change poses unprecedented threat to children's health

New clinical trial aims to reduce malnutrition among patients with lung cancer

New clinical trial aims to reduce malnutrition among patients with lung cancer

Nutritional supplements decrease child mortality

Nutritional supplements decrease child mortality

1.6 billion people can’t afford suggested healthy ‘green’ diet

1.6 billion people can’t afford suggested healthy ‘green’ diet

Multidisciplinary program in conflict zone improves childhood nutrition

Multidisciplinary program in conflict zone improves childhood nutrition

Researchers develop new test to detect nutrient deficiencies in harsh environments

Researchers develop new test to detect nutrient deficiencies in harsh environments

Some plant foods causing paralysis, death, in malnourished populations

Some plant foods causing paralysis, death, in malnourished populations

Healthy behavior must be established earlier in life to improve health in old age

Healthy behavior must be established earlier in life to improve health in old age

Celiac disease may now be curable with biodegradable nanoparticles

Celiac disease may now be curable with biodegradable nanoparticles

Poor urban consumers willing to pay a premium for more nutritious food, shows study

Poor urban consumers willing to pay a premium for more nutritious food, shows study

Father’s nutritional pattern affects child’s cardiovascular health

Father’s nutritional pattern affects child’s cardiovascular health

Research could lead to new ways to fight against schistosomiasis

Research could lead to new ways to fight against schistosomiasis

Genetically modified cotton could help fight against malnutrition

Genetically modified cotton could help fight against malnutrition

Researchers predict Tularemia outbreaks as climate changes

Researchers predict Tularemia outbreaks as climate changes

UNICEF: 'Unhealthy diets are damaging children’s health across the world'

UNICEF: 'Unhealthy diets are damaging children’s health across the world'

Genetic mechanisms could serve as a road map for screening new drugs to prolong healthy lifespan

Genetic mechanisms could serve as a road map for screening new drugs to prolong healthy lifespan

MDI Biological Laboratory scientist awarded federal grant for aging research

MDI Biological Laboratory scientist awarded federal grant for aging research

Rice bran supplement for infants provides more nutrients, reduces diarrhea

Rice bran supplement for infants provides more nutrients, reduces diarrhea

Probiotics can help curb malnutrition over next two decades, says Bill Gates

Probiotics can help curb malnutrition over next two decades, says Bill Gates

Common genetic variant explains why immunotherapy often fails in Crohn's disease

Common genetic variant explains why immunotherapy often fails in Crohn's disease