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Dysphagia is the medical term for the symptom of difficulty in swallowing. Although classified under "symptoms and signs" in ICD-10, the term is sometimes used as a condition in its own right. Sufferers are sometimes unaware of their dysphagia.
The prevalence of long-COVID in children and adolescents

The prevalence of long-COVID in children and adolescents

Five medical organizations release new guidance for preventing hospital-acquired pneumonia

Five medical organizations release new guidance for preventing hospital-acquired pneumonia

Exploring vitamin D and acute COVID-19 infection

Exploring vitamin D and acute COVID-19 infection

Understanding dysphagia symptoms after spine surgery can help improve patients' quality of life

Understanding dysphagia symptoms after spine surgery can help improve patients' quality of life

Scientists discover how a rare genetic disorder disrupts key neural interactions in the developing brain

Scientists discover how a rare genetic disorder disrupts key neural interactions in the developing brain

New research aims to reduce dysphagia after stroke

New research aims to reduce dysphagia after stroke

Study points to vagus nerve dysfunction as a central pathophysiological feature of long COVID

Study points to vagus nerve dysfunction as a central pathophysiological feature of long COVID

Black patients with systemic sclerosis may experience poorer outcomes more often than others

Black patients with systemic sclerosis may experience poorer outcomes more often than others

Post COVID-19 affects children as well as adults

Post COVID-19 affects children as well as adults

New study attempts to characterize long-COVID in all its complexity

New study attempts to characterize long-COVID in all its complexity

Study investigates difficulty swallowing in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Study investigates difficulty swallowing in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Stroke-related deaths increased during the first lockdown

Stroke-related deaths increased during the first lockdown

Novel 3D-printed esophageal stents could revolutionize the delivery of cancer treatment

Novel 3D-printed esophageal stents could revolutionize the delivery of cancer treatment

Reduced-dose radiotherapy with cisplatin produces good outcomes for HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer

Reduced-dose radiotherapy with cisplatin produces good outcomes for HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer

Study shows rising incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in younger adults

Study shows rising incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in younger adults

Telemedicine needed to diagnose and treat swallowing difficulties in COVID-19 patients, say physicians

Telemedicine needed to diagnose and treat swallowing difficulties in COVID-19 patients, say physicians

Misfiring brain cells may create swallowing difficulties in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Misfiring brain cells may create swallowing difficulties in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

New project improves timely administration of drugs to hospitalized Parkinson's patients

New project improves timely administration of drugs to hospitalized Parkinson's patients

Study links unexpected hospital stays to negative outcomes in head and neck cancer patients

Study links unexpected hospital stays to negative outcomes in head and neck cancer patients

Multidisciplinary pediatric aerodigestive centers provide better outcomes with reduced costs

Multidisciplinary pediatric aerodigestive centers provide better outcomes with reduced costs