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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.
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

New guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for clinical management of EoE

New guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for clinical management of EoE

Exploring how to maximize diagnostic accuracy of swallow study while minimizing risk

Exploring how to maximize diagnostic accuracy of swallow study while minimizing risk

Researchers highlight when antireflux surgery is needed to treat GERD after endoscopy

Researchers highlight when antireflux surgery is needed to treat GERD after endoscopy

Study shows the importance of normal feeding for maintaining oral and gut microbiota

Study shows the importance of normal feeding for maintaining oral and gut microbiota

IMRT and cisplatin treatment meets acceptability criteria for PFS and swallowing-related QOL

IMRT and cisplatin treatment meets acceptability criteria for PFS and swallowing-related QOL

MiRus announces FDA clearance of CYGNUS Anterior Cervical Plate System

MiRus announces FDA clearance of CYGNUS Anterior Cervical Plate System

Analyzing properties of texture-modified foods for people with dysphagia

Analyzing properties of texture-modified foods for people with dysphagia

Appendix removal linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Appendix removal linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

New guidelines to make swallowing safer for people in Australian nursing homes

New guidelines to make swallowing safer for people in Australian nursing homes