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 What are the causes of malnutrition?

Answer Malnutrition occurs when someone does not ingest the right amount of nutrients and vitamins needed for survival. According to the World Health Organization, approximately half of the world's popula... Read More »
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Which malnutrition disease causes wasting of the body in children?

Black stool may be caused by food or a viral infection. However, if the color persists, it could indicate a bleed in the upper GI track and should be checked by a doctor.
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What is iatrogenic malnutrition?

Iatrogenic malnutrition is a protein-calorie malnutrition brought on by treatments, medications and hospitalization. Iatrogenic: induced inadvertently ( accidentally) by a doctor, medical treatmen... Read More »
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What is protein energy malnutrition?

Protein energy malnutrition (PEM) is now known as protein energy undernutrition (PEU). It is defined as a deficiency of all of macronutrients, which include carbohydrates, protein and fat, accordin... Read More »
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What are the symptoms of severe PEM - Protein Energy Malnutrition?

Losing 20% of body weight or more is generally classified as severe PEM. People with this condition can't eat normal-sized meals. They have slow heart rates and low blood pressure and body temperat... Read More »
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