PRB Topic Feed: Nutrition/Topics/Nutrition.aspxTrends in Disability at Older AgesThis e-newsletter highlights National Institute on Aging-funded research and other recent research that explores the impact of conflicting trends (declining old-age disability and increasing obesity) on disability rates and health care costs.09/24/2007/Publications/Reports/2007/TrendsinDisability.aspxce4d83ce-0e1e-4a72-b69e-a59496b30a27Obesity, Economics, and HealthThis e-newsletter reviews research sponsored by the National Institute of Aging, and other research, on the health consequences of obesity and the factors associated with becoming obese. 09/30/2008/Publications/Reports/2008/obesityandhealth.aspxc44f4ff7-5951-4bbe-abe1-932deaacf731Underweight, Undernutrition, and the AgingThis e-newsletter highlights National Institute on Aging-funded research that&nbsp;examines the importance of nutrition to the elderly and the prevalence of underweight and undernutrition among this group; and it suggests measures to address this issue at the individual and population levels. 10/29/2007/Publications/Reports/2007/UnderweightandAging.aspxb307c0ef-a685-4e54-8c56-a3e8966dbda9New & Noteworthy in NutritionThis issue focuses on the release of the <i>Lancet</i> series on maternal and child nutrition and the food crisis that has enveloped much of the world. 06/27/2008/Publications/Reports/2008/newandnoteworthy2.aspxa295803b-ebcf-486f-97ba-5144e297da3fPopulation and Food Security: Africa's Challenge (Part 2)This PRB policy brief examines trends in population growth, fertility, and family planning in sub-Saharan Africa and makes the case that investments in women and family planning are necessary to fulfill future food needs. 03/08/2012/Publications/Reports/2012/population-food-security-africa-part2.aspx83cf44f7-4134-4e55-a2c3-d708ef4179ffPopulation and Food Security: Africa's Challenge (Part 1)This PRB policy brief examines trends in population growth, fertility, and family planning in sub-Saharan Africa and makes the case that investments in women and family planning are necessary to fulfill future food needs.03/08/2012/Publications/Reports/2012/population-food-security-africa-part1.aspx81587934-5e50-48da-91b9-891a514a3fcdMalnutrition Is Still a Major Contributor to Child DeathsMalnutrition continues to be one of the world's most serious development problems. Exacerbating the consequences of infectious disease, malnutrition contributes to about 6 million deaths annually of children under 5. But cost-effective interventions can reduce the global impacts of malnutrition.08/16/2007/Publications/Reports/2007/Malnutrition.aspx654de361-84e0-46c6-9b4d-2c8975920543Healthy AgingThis e-newsletter is the first in a series funded by the University of Michigan Demography Center. This issue, "Healthy Aging," reviews research from scientists funded by the National Institute on Aging that identify several factors that can improve the chances of staying healthy longer. 03/06/2007/Publications/Reports/2007/HealthyAging.aspx475a1600-471e-4d52-bc5c-12d2fa414e1fFamily Planning Helps Achieve Nutrition GoalsThis PRB ENGAGE Snapshot demonstrates how family planning can help ensure maximization of the "1,000 day window of opportunity," laying the groundwork for healthy children who can achieve higher both academically and professionally.05/29/2014/Multimedia/Video/2014/engage-fp-nutrition-snapshot.aspx3e735eac-fe8f-4ea6-9c4e-a18095600169Designing Health and Population Programs to Reach the PoorThis PRB report draws from literature on promoting greater equity in the health sector, including the findings and lessons from the World Bank's Reaching the Poor Programs. 09/01/2006/Publications/Reports/2006/DesigningHealthandPopulationProgramstoReachthePoor.aspx2814a317-1202-47a1-986b-53d78b07bc39