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 ...

Medications

Childhood pneumonia antibiotics can be given for just three days

There is no internationally agreed standard treatment for children discharged from hospital with pneumonia. St George's researchers recently found that shorter courses of lower-dose antibiotics are just as effective as higher ...

Cardiology

Exoskeleton device helps stroke victims regain hand function

Working closely with users and therapists, EPFL spin-off Emovo Care has developed a light and easy-to-attach hand exoskeleton for people unable to grasp objects following a stroke or accident. The device has been successfully ...

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