Income inequality associated with overnourishment and undernourishment in India
Boston, MA It has been known that countries with rapidly developing economies may experience a double-disease burden that results from undernutrition and overnutrition. People living in poverty experience diseases that result from a lack of resources, while affluent individuals may suffer from di...
Sheep Offer Model for Undernourishment in Pregnant Teen Girls
Two papers selected for publication in the August 2007 issue of Biology of Reproduction demonstrate that adolescent female sheep that become pregnant before they have achieved their full growth may not be able to supply enough nourishment for their fetuses to develop without physical deficits.
Bt cotton in China fails to reap profit after seven years
.... Babcock Professor of Food, Nutrition and Public Policy at Cornell, and the 2001 Food Prize laureate. Bt cotton, he said, can help reduce poverty and undernourishment
problems in developing countries if properly used.
The study - the first to look at the longer term economic impact of Bt cotton - found that by ye...
Poor prenatal nutrition permanently damages function of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas
...nt was happening in the experiment's low-birth-weight mice.
Did prenatal undernourishment
cause the pancreas to not fully develop? The researchers found no differenc...nt implications. "People and their doctors need to understand that prenatal undernourishment
makes a person permanently at higher risk for developing diabetes, so prena...