Researchers at IIT Bombay discover the role of environmental resources, genes and mating in species in the development of new species in the same area, challenging the traditional view that new species can develop only in distinct geographies.

malnutrition

Mumbai
10 Aug 2021

Palatable supplementary foods designed with variety in mind could be the cure for urban malnutrition

Mumbai
23 Dec 2020

Researchers use a new technique to evaluate under-nutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and obesity in children.

Bengaluru
24 Dec 2020

Researchers investigate how dietary patterns, single nutrients, and food choice may be promoting or protecting against depressive disorders.

Bengaluru
10 Mar 2020

Infants require the highest level of nutrition for healthy growth and development. A four-month-old child, for example, uses 30% of its consumed food for growth. Adequate intake of minerals, like calcium and potassium, are known to be conducive to their wholesome diet. But, data from UNICEF shows that there is a high rate of undernutrition in children around the world.

Bengaluru
3 Jan 2020

In a recent study, Dr Sachdev and an international team of researchers have shown that India’s mortality rate due to severe acute malnutrition is a fraction of the WHO estimates. This study is published in the journal PLOS Medicine.

Chennai
5 Jul 2019

Researchers from the University of East Anglia, UK, and the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Chennai, India, have explored how women’s work in agriculture affects nutritional outcomes for the family. The study found that although agricultural outputs have increased with women working in the farms, it has left them with little time to cater to the nutritional needs of their families and themselves, resulting in malnutrition.