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Protein-Energy Malnutrition

"Protein-Energy Malnutrition" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The lack of sufficient energy or protein to meet the body's metabolic demands, as a result of either an inadequate dietary intake of protein, intake of poor quality dietary protein, increased demands due to disease, or increased nutrient losses.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Protein-Energy Malnutrition" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Protein-Energy Malnutrition" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 98 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 1999
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.