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Radiology & Imaging

New guidelines laid out to standardize swallowing fluoroscopy

Swallowing fluoroscopy is the most common diagnostic test for patients with swallowing problems caused by conditions such as stroke, head and neck cancer, neurodegenerative disease, or prolonged intubation. Despite widespread ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New vocal injury study profiles hundreds of injured singers

An analysis of more than 400 singers who sought treatment at UT Southwestern Medical Center for vocal injuries provides a wealth of data on a topic that's often considered taboo to discuss in the singing community.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How does COVID-19 affect people's ability to smell

A decreased or altered sense of smell—called olfactory dysfunction—is a common symptom experienced by individuals with COVID-19. As described in an article published in The Laryngoscope, researchers recently searched ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Hearing loss and the link to dementia

Hearing loss is a natural part of aging nobody likes to admit is happening. But happen it does – and ignoring it comes with a cost. It could put you at risk for another feared consequence of aging: dementia.


New surgical procedure developed to cure watery eyes

Under normal conditions, tears in the eyes are drained into the lacrimal sac through small openings called the upper and lower puncta located at the inner corner of the eye (called medial canthus). The tears go through small ...


If you ride an e-scooter, take safety precautions

As pandemic restrictions begin to loosen around the country and summer temperatures rise, more people will be moving about on public rideshare electric scooters. With that comes this warning: Ride with safety.

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