dysphagia

Treating dysphasia

Patients diagnosed with dysphasia are often suffer from extreme nerve or muscle damage, and often need to learn how to swallow again. Biofeedback technology is helping scientists realize what is going on in a patient’s body, and offering a roadmap to rehab.

SciTech Now Episode 308

In this episode of SciTech Now, developing methods to improve cochlear implants; invisibility cloaks may be more than science fiction; how dysphagia patients are recovering quicker, thanks to a new biofeedback machine; how dopamine works in our brains; and an underwater virtual reality game that’s helping patients with multiple sclerosis gain mobility.