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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.
Study sheds light on the metabolism of Leishmania parasite

Study sheds light on the metabolism of Leishmania parasite

High-fat diets contribute to irregularities in hypothalamus region of the brain

High-fat diets contribute to irregularities in hypothalamus region of the brain

Older hospitalized patients with cancer may have a high risk of malnutrition

Older hospitalized patients with cancer may have a high risk of malnutrition

'Junk food' diet can lead to blindness

'Junk food' diet can lead to blindness

Starving seniors: How America fails to feed its aging

Starving seniors: How America fails to feed its aging

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics raises awareness about prevention and treatment of malnutrition

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics raises awareness about prevention and treatment of malnutrition

New insights into improving function, independence and quality of life in cerebral palsy patients

New insights into improving function, independence and quality of life in cerebral palsy patients

Liver dysfunction provokes cerebral molecular disturbances in two weeks

Liver dysfunction provokes cerebral molecular disturbances in two weeks

Diet with reduced carbohydrate content may be beneficial to patients with type 2 diabetes

Diet with reduced carbohydrate content may be beneficial to patients with type 2 diabetes

Common antimalarial treatment has less effect in children with severe malnutrition

Common antimalarial treatment has less effect in children with severe malnutrition

Study shows geriatric risk factors associated with inability to return home after surgery

Study shows geriatric risk factors associated with inability to return home after surgery

Study finds how best to grow gut microbes to improve human health

Study finds how best to grow gut microbes to improve human health

Gut-boosting food may put an end to childhood malnutrition worldwide

Gut-boosting food may put an end to childhood malnutrition worldwide

New therapeutic food boosts key growth-promoting gut microbes in malnourished children

New therapeutic food boosts key growth-promoting gut microbes in malnourished children

New study to ease plight of patients with advanced cancer

New study to ease plight of patients with advanced cancer

Researchers reveal two metabolic pathways that may play a role in DOHaD hypothesis

Researchers reveal two metabolic pathways that may play a role in DOHaD hypothesis

Community-residing older adults benefit from food and nutrition programs

Community-residing older adults benefit from food and nutrition programs

Researchers describe the early warning signs of eating disorders

Researchers describe the early warning signs of eating disorders

Research project to investigate causes of persistent anemia among Peruvian children

Research project to investigate causes of persistent anemia among Peruvian children

Women's work in agriculture seems to have negative impact on household nutrition

Women's work in agriculture seems to have negative impact on household nutrition