Malnutrition News and Research

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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 reports reduced intake of fruit and vegetables among children since lockdown

Study reports reduced intake of fruit and vegetables among children since lockdown

Studies call for reforms to improve nutritional programs in HIV care settings

Studies call for reforms to improve nutritional programs in HIV care settings

New project launched to find novel treatments for rare genetic diseases

New project launched to find novel treatments for rare genetic diseases

UK has the largest gender health gap in G20, study reveals

UK has the largest gender health gap in G20, study reveals

Researchers receive $5 million to study two types of parasitic infection

Researchers receive $5 million to study two types of parasitic infection

Low albumin levels could predict poor outcome in COVID-19

Low albumin levels could predict poor outcome in COVID-19

Rotavirus vaccination leads to a decrease in hospitalizations and deaths of children

Rotavirus vaccination leads to a decrease in hospitalizations and deaths of children

Children are immune prepared for SARS-CoV-2

Children are immune prepared for SARS-CoV-2

Some foods common in diets of adults with inflammatory bowel disease

Some foods common in diets of adults with inflammatory bowel disease

Food crisis and socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 in the hungriest countries

Food crisis and socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 in the hungriest countries

Iron-biofortified beans help improve physical performance of anemic women in Rwanda

Iron-biofortified beans help improve physical performance of anemic women in Rwanda

Despite living in biodiverse areas, poor Amazonians are going hungry

Despite living in biodiverse areas, poor Amazonians are going hungry

Study highlights health impacts of pollution on Indigenous communities

Study highlights health impacts of pollution on Indigenous communities

Africa needs inclusive food systems to prevent COVID-19 calamities

Africa needs inclusive food systems to prevent COVID-19 calamities

COVID-19 and immunodeficiency

COVID-19 and immunodeficiency

Vaginal bacteria linked to premature birth

Vaginal bacteria linked to premature birth

Factors causing childhood obesity differ for wealthier and poorer countries

Factors causing childhood obesity differ for wealthier and poorer countries

Vitamin D increases chances of regaining mobility after hip fracture

Vitamin D increases chances of regaining mobility after hip fracture

Demand for coffee has a direct link to malaria risk

Demand for coffee has a direct link to malaria risk

Study identifies geographical clustering of childhood malnutrition in India

Study identifies geographical clustering of childhood malnutrition in India