Gastrostomy Feeding Tube Care

A gastrostomy better known as a feeding tube is called for when a person is unable to eat normally through their mouth. A minor surgical procedure inserts the feeding tube into the stomach. Liquid food is then poured straight into the stomach rather than by the mouth. Reasons for Needing a Gastrostomy There are several…

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New Technology Suitable for Mass Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

An international study led by researchers in Israel at the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology has developed a technique that is suitable for mass screening to detect obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Dr. Joachim Behar, who heads the Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Laboratory (AIMLab) in the Technion led the study. According to Dr. Behar, this new technology…

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