The case came to light this week during a council debate on poverty when it was revealed a "severely undernourished
" child keeled over in a Cork city primary school.
About how many people worldwide are undernourished
? (nearly 1 billion)
In 2010, 16 percent of developing countries' populations were undernourished
, down from 18 percent in 2009 but still well above the UN's Millennium Development Goal to halve to 10 percent the share of the hungry between 1990 and 2015, it said.
A vet who examined the two-year-old Rottweiler called Destiny put her condition as Level 1-2 on a scale of 1-9, with Level 1 being extremely undernourished
target to halve the proportion of undernourished
people in developing countries from 20 percent in 1990-92 to 10 percent in 2015.
"FAO estimates that 1.02 billion people are undernourished
worldwide in 2009," it said.
One hundred-sixteen undernourished
patients admitted to a stroke rehabilitation service were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 120 ml of a standard nutritional supplement or an intensive nutritional supplement every 8 hours in addition to the hospital diet.
Patients who are undernourished
after experiencing an acute stroke benefit from intensive protein and energy supplementation during inpatient rehabilitation, according to results of a pilot study conducted at the Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in New York and reported in the December 2 issue of Neurology.
The Rome-based organisation said that a preliminary estimate showed the number of undernourished
people rose this year by 40m to about 963m people, after rising 75m in 2007.
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A 44-YEAR-OLD Warwickshire woman has been found guilty of allowing a puppy to become so undernourished
that its spine and pelvis were sticking out.
Dr Adam Drewnowski, (NOTE--SPELLING IS CORRECT) director of the Center for Public Health Nutrition at University of Washington said: "We are an overfed but undernourished
* In developing countries, 820 million people are undernourished
; in industrialized/developed nations, 9 million people are undernourished
; in transitional nations, 28 million people are undernourished
Many studies indicate that about 40% of hospitalized elderly patients are either protein-calorie undernourished
upon admission or become so before discharge.
Clinical Outcomes in Undernourished
Hospitalized Elderly Low-energy intake All others group (n = 104) (n = 393) Functionally dependent at discharge 28% 16% Death within 90 days after admission 16% 6% In-hospital mortality 12% 2% Note: Based on a study of elderly nonpallative care, medical or surgical patients hospitalized for at least 4 days.