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Scientists design the first test to detect dysphagia, a disorder that prevents sufferers from swallowing while eating, among patients with cognitive problems

Dysphagia particularly affects the elderly population (30%–40% of elderly people admitted to hospitals or care homes) and patients with neurological or neurodegenerative disorders and diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or multiple sclerosis Researchers from the Mind, Brain and Behaviour Research Centre (CIMCYC) of the University of Granada (UGR) have designed a test to detect dysphagia,… Seguir Leyendo Scientists design the first test to detect dysphagia, a disorder that prevents sufferers from swallowing while eating, among patients with cognitive problems