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Malnutrition is a growing problem

A study has shown that 66% of hospital patients and 50% of care or residential home patients have an inadequate diet and may be suffering from malnutrition. Breathing problems, infections and fatigue may all result from malnutrition.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Evening Times Online

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About: Malnutrition is a growing problem

Date: 15 November 2004

Source: Evening Times Online

URL: http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/hi/news/5032538.html

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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Diet
  • Diet and malnutrition
  • Diet and fatigue
  • Diet and infection
  • Diet and breathing problems

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