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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.
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

MUSC researchers uncover a new cause for laryngeal symptoms

MUSC researchers uncover a new cause for laryngeal symptoms

Study reveals safety, efficacy of brexpiprazole for schizophrenia patients with severe psychotic symptoms

Study reveals safety, efficacy of brexpiprazole for schizophrenia patients with severe psychotic symptoms

New pragmatic study launched to understand the effectiveness of new type 2 diabetes drug

New pragmatic study launched to understand the effectiveness of new type 2 diabetes drug

Experts to present research on prevention, management of dysphagia at international conference

Experts to present research on prevention, management of dysphagia at international conference

Eagle Pharmaceuticals completes enrollment of second clinical study to evaluate safety, efficacy of RYANODEX

Eagle Pharmaceuticals completes enrollment of second clinical study to evaluate safety, efficacy of RYANODEX

Study uncovers why elderly people struggle to swallow

Study uncovers why elderly people struggle to swallow

Study helps to explain why older adults experience dysphagia

Study helps to explain why older adults experience dysphagia

Mount Sinai study could help doctors to better understand and manage diseases affecting the larynx

Mount Sinai study could help doctors to better understand and manage diseases affecting the larynx

Duke researchers discover potential cause for ALS syndromes using mouse models

Duke researchers discover potential cause for ALS syndromes using mouse models

Pitt researcher receives NSF CAREER Award to develop improved screening method for dysphagia

Pitt researcher receives NSF CAREER Award to develop improved screening method for dysphagia

IMRT linked to reduced xerostomia and feeding tube dependency in oropharyngeal cancer patients

IMRT linked to reduced xerostomia and feeding tube dependency in oropharyngeal cancer patients

Cerebellar not cerebral atrophy predicts poor anti-NMDAR encephalitis outcome

Cerebellar not cerebral atrophy predicts poor anti-NMDAR encephalitis outcome

Hereditary spastic paraplegia characteristics unveiled

Hereditary spastic paraplegia characteristics unveiled

Researchers discover unique muscle fibers of upper airways often present in sleep apnea patients

Researchers discover unique muscle fibers of upper airways often present in sleep apnea patients

Idera begins enrollment in IMO-8400 Phase 2 clinical trial for treatment of dermatomyositis

Idera begins enrollment in IMO-8400 Phase 2 clinical trial for treatment of dermatomyositis