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2008-09-25 00:00:30

The breathy, hoarse voice of seniors is often considered a normal sign of aging, but U.S. doctors say it's a false perception, U.S. researchers say. Lead author Dr.

2008-09-15 09:00:00

Within the coming weeks, the U.S. Senate is expected to accept a resolution for the establishment of a National Dysphagia Awareness Month. The measure, introduced by Tennessee Congressman Zach Wamp in July 2007, passed through the U.S.

2008-07-16 21:00:28

By Jamie Durant, Florence Morning News, S.C. Jul. 16--Marion Regional Healthcare System now has equipment that enables staff members to treat swallowing disorders that normally would require patients to travel to Charleston or Greenville.

2008-06-30 12:03:14

A recent study published in the April 2008 issue of the Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology has revealed the positive clinical effect of the adjunctive use of VitalStim(R) Therapy.

2007-10-31 06:00:10

By Roa, Paul E Sesto, Mark E Recurrent obstructive symptoms after cardiomyotomy for achalasia occur in approximately 10 per cent to 15 per cent of patients, but only some require reoperation.

2005-12-23 12:16:31

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Orally disintegrating tablets, which dissolve on contact with saliva without the need for water, may help people with swallowing difficulties take their pills, researchers report.

2004-11-29 09:00:18

CINCINNATI, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.


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Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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