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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.
Research highlights lack of data on European children's nutrient intake levels

Research highlights lack of data on European children's nutrient intake levels

Tooth loss linked to malnutrition risk in older adults

Tooth loss linked to malnutrition risk in older adults

Multi-strain probiotic helps reduce chemotherapy-induced diarrhea in cancer patients

Multi-strain probiotic helps reduce chemotherapy-induced diarrhea in cancer patients

ASPEN, Baxter launch educational video series on appropriate use of parenteral nutrition

ASPEN, Baxter launch educational video series on appropriate use of parenteral nutrition

Unrecognized childhood infections far greater threat than previously realized

Unrecognized childhood infections far greater threat than previously realized

Researchers implement automated program to screen for malnutrition in hospitalized children

Researchers implement automated program to screen for malnutrition in hospitalized children

Experts to present research on prevention, management of dysphagia at international conference

Experts to present research on prevention, management of dysphagia at international conference

Study aims to investigate risk factors for PPCs in surgical patients with gastric cancer

Study aims to investigate risk factors for PPCs in surgical patients with gastric cancer

Chinese and German researchers to cooperate more closely in future for better food

Chinese and German researchers to cooperate more closely in future for better food

Calorie dense, nutrient deficient meals common across the world

Calorie dense, nutrient deficient meals common across the world

Reducing Anemia in Developing Regions with Point of Care Analysis

Reducing Anemia in Developing Regions with Point of Care Analysis

Gut microbial signature may help identify causes of chronic malnutrition in children

Gut microbial signature may help identify causes of chronic malnutrition in children

Kwashiorkor may be local phenomenon underestimated by national statistics, reveals study

Kwashiorkor may be local phenomenon underestimated by national statistics, reveals study

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to increase awareness on malnutrition

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to increase awareness on malnutrition

Children with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis have successful treatment outcomes, study shows

Children with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis have successful treatment outcomes, study shows

Children have better nutrition when they live near forests, global study shows

Children have better nutrition when they live near forests, global study shows

60 percent not breastfed in the first hour of life

60 percent not breastfed in the first hour of life

Study uncovers why elderly people struggle to swallow

Study uncovers why elderly people struggle to swallow

Diet-induced obesity synchronizes opposing liver fat metabolic processes in mice

Diet-induced obesity synchronizes opposing liver fat metabolic processes in mice

Study helps to explain why older adults experience dysphagia

Study helps to explain why older adults experience dysphagia