A condition caused by inadequate intake or inadequate digestion of nutrients. It may result from eating an unbalanced diet, digestive problems or absorption problems
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Demographic and Health Surveys
Information as to who they are, about the survey and research and publications. For informed decisions on population, health and nutrition.
Merck Manual: Protein-Energy Undernutrition
Factsheet on the most severe form of malnutrition. Its causes, signs, symptoms and treatment are discussed.
Merck Manual: Undernutrition
Provides an in depth look at this form of malnutrition. Early detection, all stages of life are looked at, chronic disease, vegetarian and fad diets, alcohol and drug dependency and diagnosis.
Mother, Infant and Young Child Nutrition & Malnutrition
Provides information on the latest worldwide developments in the prevention and management of malnutrition.
An in depth look at this disorder by the Merck Manual including symptoms and signs, laboratory findings, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.
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