Archive: 5/06/2013

Nearly half of all child deaths caused by malnutrition

Malnutrition is responsible for nearly half (45 percent) of all deaths in children under five, according to new research published as part of The Lancet Series on maternal and child nutrition. The results show that malnutrition ...

Gut bacteria play key role in vaccination, study finds

The bacteria that live in the human gut may play an important role in immune response to vaccines and infection by wild-type enteric organisms, according to two recent studies resulting from a collaborative effort between ...

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