News tagged with undernutrition

Childhood famine increases risk of type 2 diabetes

(HealthDay) -- Even a short period of moderate or severe undernutrition or famine during childhood or adolescence can increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in adulthood, according to research published online May ...

Jun 05, 2012
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Seasonal hunger devastating and under-recognized

Most of the world's acute hunger and undernutrition occurs not in conflicts and natural disasters but in the annual "hunger season," according to an article published this week in open access journal PLoS Medicine. The hunger ...

Jun 30, 2009
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