Malnutrition - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

Dr. Rachita Narsaria
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Jun 09, 2017
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Latest Publications and Research on Malnutrition

Aging Clin Exp Res  2019 Dec 31  

Pneumonia prevention in the elderly patients: the other sides.

Chebib N, Cuvelier C, Malézieux-Picard A, Parent T, Roux X, Fassier T, Müller F, Prendki V

Pneumonia is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality from infection in elderly patients. The increased frequency of pneumonia among elder... Read More

Source: PubMed


Clin Case Rep    

A hidden face of migration: Diabetic ketoacidosis in a severely malnourished refugee.

Sap S, Wandji Nzebia Y, Dohvoma Andin V, Hagbe PY, Mbono R, Fotang Tangmoh I, Koki PO

Besides violence, the risk of under nutrition and infection, migrant children with noncommunicable chronic diseases face serious challenges in the man... Read More

Source: PubMed

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control    

Bacterial pathogens and resistance causing community acquired paediatric bloodstream infections in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Droz N, Hsia Y, Ellis S, Dramowski A, Sharland M, Basmaci R

Despite a high mortality rate in childhood, there is limited evidence on the causes and outcomes of paediatric bloodstream infections from low- and mi... Read More

Source: PubMed

Rev. Panam. Salud Publica    

[The nutrition decade, the public policy for food security, and public purchases from family farming in BrazilEl Decenio de las Naciones Unidas de Acción sobre la Nutrición, la política de seguridad alimentaria y nutricional, y las compras públicas de la agricultura familiar en Brasil].

Bocchi CP, Magalhães ÉS, Rahal L, Gentil P, Gonçalves RS

The proclamation of the Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025) by the United Nations was prompted by the realization that the causes of malnutritio... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Acad Nutr Diet  2019 Dec 28  

Assessing the Concurrent Validity and Interrater Reliability of Patient-Led Screening Using the Malnutrition Screening Tool in the Ambulatory Cancer Care Outpatient Setting.

Di Bella A, Croisier E, Blake C, Pelecanos A, Bauer J, Brown T

The prevalence of malnutrition in cancer patients is reported as high as 65%; however, malnutrition screening is often substandard. The Malnutrition S... Read More

Source: PubMed

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