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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.
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

Soy milk found to be most nutritious among various types of plant-based milk

Soy milk found to be most nutritious among various types of plant-based milk

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