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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.
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

Bacterial exposure is a potential environmental risk factor in developing coeliac disease

Bacterial exposure is a potential environmental risk factor in developing coeliac disease

Edematous severe acute malnutrition linked to DNA modification

Edematous severe acute malnutrition linked to DNA modification

Poorest countries have high levels of both obesity and malnutrition

Poorest countries have high levels of both obesity and malnutrition

More than one-third of poorer countries have overlapping forms of malnutrition

More than one-third of poorer countries have overlapping forms of malnutrition

More than a third of low- and middle-income countries face double burden of malnutrition

More than a third of low- and middle-income countries face double burden of malnutrition

New project aims to investigate food availability, security among indigenous populations in Australia

New project aims to investigate food availability, security among indigenous populations in Australia

Study finds African children are growing better because of America’s Feed the Future program

Study finds African children are growing better because of America’s Feed the Future program

Immune cells repair damaged gut in children with IBD

Immune cells repair damaged gut in children with IBD

Typhoid conjugate vaccine proves its worth in the field

Typhoid conjugate vaccine proves its worth in the field

Global calorie requirements likely to increase in future

Global calorie requirements likely to increase in future

Changes in placenta could mean males born to older mothers more prone to heart problems

Changes in placenta could mean males born to older mothers more prone to heart problems

Eating disorder can affect pregnancy outcome and offspring’s health

Eating disorder can affect pregnancy outcome and offspring’s health

UMass Amherst professor wins 2019 Nils Foss Excellence Prize for pioneering work in food design

UMass Amherst professor wins 2019 Nils Foss Excellence Prize for pioneering work in food design

Climate change poses unprecedented threat to children's health

Climate change poses unprecedented threat to children's health

New clinical trial aims to reduce malnutrition among patients with lung cancer

New clinical trial aims to reduce malnutrition among patients with lung cancer

Nutritional supplements decrease child mortality

Nutritional supplements decrease child mortality

1.6 billion people can’t afford suggested healthy ‘green’ diet

1.6 billion people can’t afford suggested healthy ‘green’ diet

Multidisciplinary program in conflict zone improves childhood nutrition

Multidisciplinary program in conflict zone improves childhood nutrition

Researchers develop new test to detect nutrient deficiencies in harsh environments

Researchers develop new test to detect nutrient deficiencies in harsh environments