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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.
What are the existing support models for caregivers and patients with long COVID?

What are the existing support models for caregivers and patients with long COVID?

Decision guide provides specific guidelines for swallowing care after extubation

Decision guide provides specific guidelines for swallowing care after extubation

A slight increase in Mpox cases across the globe, along with an increase in deaths

A slight increase in Mpox cases across the globe, along with an increase in deaths

Xanthan gum-based fluid thickener can lower blood glucose levels after eating, study shows

Xanthan gum-based fluid thickener can lower blood glucose levels after eating, study shows

HU begins human trial for promising treatment to reverse paralysis and language disorder after stroke

HU begins human trial for promising treatment to reverse paralysis and language disorder after stroke

Treatment for neurological diseases often no longer effective enough in the later stages

Treatment for neurological diseases often no longer effective enough in the later stages

Does leptin play a role in Parkinson’s disease?

Does leptin play a role in Parkinson’s disease?

How smallpox and monkeypox viruses affect the nervous system

How smallpox and monkeypox viruses affect the nervous system

Researchers review the epidemiology, clinical character, treatment, and prevention of human monkeypox

Researchers review the epidemiology, clinical character, treatment, and prevention of human monkeypox

What are the clinical characteristics and complications of patients with a monkeypox infection?

What are the clinical characteristics and complications of patients with a monkeypox infection?

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