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.
Researchers analyze the scope of global childhood malnutrition

Researchers analyze the scope of global childhood malnutrition

Optimal preoperative definition of malnutrition varies by cancer type

Optimal preoperative definition of malnutrition varies by cancer type

Changing diet repeatedly or abruptly could be harmful to health

Changing diet repeatedly or abruptly could be harmful to health

Low folate levels associated with malnutrition in hospital patients

Low folate levels associated with malnutrition in hospital patients

Researchers develop high-resolution forecast model for the spread of malaria

Researchers develop high-resolution forecast model for the spread of malaria

Age of puberty in girls the world over becoming lower

Age of puberty in girls the world over becoming lower

Standardized malnutrition screening tool can benefit most adults

Standardized malnutrition screening tool can benefit most adults

EKF’s Hemo Control hemoglobin analyzer used to reduce anemia in South America

EKF’s Hemo Control hemoglobin analyzer used to reduce anemia in South America

Climate change inflicts catastrophic effects on children’s health

Climate change inflicts catastrophic effects on children’s health

Researchers develop new tool to tackle diet epidemic in India

Researchers develop new tool to tackle diet epidemic in India

Johns Hopkins researchers warn of new infectious diseases and death due to global warming

Johns Hopkins researchers warn of new infectious diseases and death due to global warming

Scientists break new ground with animal-free antibodies for diphtheria

Scientists break new ground with animal-free antibodies for diphtheria

Scurvy is still found in Canada

Scurvy is still found in Canada

WHO spells out most urgent health issues for the next 10 years

WHO spells out most urgent health issues for the next 10 years

Poor diet among infants' mothers linked to rise in Congenital Zika Syndrome cases

Poor diet among infants' mothers linked to rise in Congenital Zika Syndrome cases

UMSOM research shows even milder cases of diarrheal diseases can lead to child mortality

UMSOM research shows even milder cases of diarrheal diseases can lead to child mortality

Poor early life environment leaves permanent mark on adult brain

Poor early life environment leaves permanent mark on adult brain

Maternal microbiota is a source of newborn immunity, shows study

Maternal microbiota is a source of newborn immunity, shows study

Loss of stress hormone is a hallmark of pancreatitis, shows study

Loss of stress hormone is a hallmark of pancreatitis, shows study

The WHO calls for more funding to help curb world’s worst measles outbreak

The WHO calls for more funding to help curb world’s worst measles outbreak