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4,264 Possible Causes for Malnutrition

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    This report discusses the results of a risk factor analysis for URI including overcrowding, malnutrition, and presence of smokers.[]

  • Dementia

    However, diet modification can affect quality of life and may lead to dehydration and malnutrition.[] “People die of malnutrition – they don’t generally die of dementia.[] Weight loss, malnutrition and dehydration are common problems for people with dementia.[]

  • Pharyngitis

    Frequent episodes can be the sign of underlying disorders or chronic disease such as diabetes, malnutrition, or immune disorders.[]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    ; RL, Ringers Lactate; SAM, severe acute malnutrition; WHO, World Health Organization.[] Early intervention can reduce such complications as dehydration and malnutrition.[] Neonates and young infants are at particular risk for dehydration, malnutrition, and malabsorption syndromes.[]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Following improvements in therapy for childhood malignancies, the striking increase in survival rate over the past 30 years has led to the increase risk of developing second malignant neoplasms (SMNs). We report a case of colorectal carcinoma as a SMN, following treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma. The patient was[…][]

  • Pneumonia

    If your body's defenses are weakened—by illness, old age, malnutrition, or impaired immunity—the pneumonia bacteria, which can live in healthy throats, can multiply and work[] In children, malnutrition, indoor pollution, overcrowded living quarters, and pre-existing illnesses such as measles or HIV infection can increase the risk of developing pneumonia[] Fever is not a specific symptom because it occurs in many other illnesses and may be absent in with more severe conditions or malnutrition.[]

  • Sinusitis

    Immuno-compromised state is a state where the immune response has been diminished by administration of immunosuppressive drugs, or by irradiation, certain types of infection, malnutrition[]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Low birth weight, prematurity, congenital anomalies and malnutrition were found to be highly associated with viral infection.[] Younger age, lower body temperature, higher pulse rate, presence of wheeze and malnutrition were associated with higher clinical severity or LRTIs.[] Infants were excluded if they were admitted on the day of birth; had features of severe malnutrition (i.e., severe wasting, bipedal edema, or mid-upper arm circumference 17[]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    The usual hypothesis proposed to explain the development of these long term alterations relates to the thrifty phenotype as an adaptive response to in utero malnutrition and[] Duggan , S , O'Sullivan , M , Feehan , S et al. ( 2010 ) Nutrition treatment of deficiency and malnutrition in chronic pancreatitis: a review .[] -variants of normal -intrauterine growth retardation (born small) -psychosocial (neglect) -chronic illness & malnutrition -chromosomal disorder -skeletal abnormalities What[]

  • Tuberculosis

    If the body's resistance is low because of aging, malnutrition, infections such as HIV , or other reasons, the bacteria may break out of hiding and cause active tuberculosis[] Also, there are certain factors that can increase your risk of the disease, these include: HIV/AIDS Diabetes Severe kidney disease Malnutrition Very young or advanced age[] […] might not be able to fend off active TB disease: HIV or AIDS Diabetes Severe kidney disease Head and neck cancers Cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy Low body weight and malnutrition[]

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