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Join myLiquitab at the #BeTheChange2017

Join myLiquitab at the 17th Alzheimer’s Australia Biennial National Dementia Conference #BeTheChage2017 17 to 20 October 2017 at The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The conference entitled  BE THE CHANGE focuses on innovative and creative ways of enhancing the quality of life of dementia patients and their families and carers. Visit myLiquitab at BOOTH 28 [...]

By | 2017-12-08T13:25:50+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Latest News, News|Comments Off on Join myLiquitab at the #BeTheChange2017

myLiquitab at the #LASANational

The Leading Aged Services Australia (LASA) National Conference last 15 to 18 October at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre was a huge success. We appreciate everyone who visited our booth and experienced our demonstration of the myLiquitab technology.

By | 2017-12-08T13:25:50+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Latest News, News|Comments Off on myLiquitab at the #LASANational

Development of child-friendly medications

The World Health Organization (WHO) launched the Better Medicines for Children (BMC) initiative which promotes the development of child-friendly medications in 2007. The BMC addresses the need to improve medication formulations and focus on making medicines that are suitable for children. In a 2015 report by the Pan American Health Organization, approximately 1000 children die [...]

By | 2017-12-08T13:25:51+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Drugs and Medications, Health and Lifestyle, Latest News, News|Comments Off on Development of child-friendly medications

myLiquitab: a valuable medication tool for the elderly

As people get older, they often face health conditions that require treatment on a regular basis. Older people with one or more chronic medical disorder, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis take drugs for years. According to MD Mag, elderly patients account for around 33 percent of prescription medication usage in the United [...]

By | 2017-12-08T13:25:51+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Drugs and Medications, Elderly Care, Latest News|Comments Off on myLiquitab: a valuable medication tool for the elderly

Join myLiquitab at the PSA17 in Sydney

Join myLiquitab at the PSA17 in Sydney, on July 28 to 30, 2017. The event will be held at The Hyatt Regency Sydney, in Darling Harbour (formerly Four Points by Sheraton). PSA17 is the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s flagship annual conference attended by pharmacists, industry leaders and health professionals who want to help shape the [...]

By | 2017-12-08T13:25:51+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Latest News, News|Comments Off on Join myLiquitab at the PSA17 in Sydney

Paediatric Dysphagia: Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis

While dysphagia is more common among adults, it can occur at any age. Paediatric Dysphagia is a serious issue that could result in malnutrition, dehydration, aspiration pneumonia, food aversion and on-going need for enteral or parenteral nutrition. Causes of Paediatric Dysphagia Some of the possible causes of dysphagia among children are: developmental disability attributed to [...]

By | 2017-12-08T13:25:51+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Drugs and Medications, Family and Pregnancy, Latest News|Comments Off on Paediatric Dysphagia: Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis

Complications of adult dysphagia

According to Chandra M. Ivey, MD, director of laryngology, voice, and swallowing disorders at Columbia Doctors Eastside in New York City, “dysphagia affects between 7% and 35% of the population.” This statistics is higher among adults. Adult dysphagia can be mild and easily overlooked. Ivey noted that half of dysphagia patients do not discuss their [...]

By | 2017-12-08T13:25:51+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Drugs and Medications, Latest News, News|Comments Off on Complications of adult dysphagia

MMIC gave myliquitab a clean bill of health

The Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (MMIC), Monash University commenced a far reaching investigation into the myliquitab technology in March 2017. MMIC has completed the first phase of their independent evaluation and characterization of the myLiquitab Homecare dispersion unit. The interim report provides evaluation of the myLiquitab system covering a range of representative tablets from granulated [...]

By | 2017-12-08T13:25:51+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Health and Lifestyle, Latest News, News|Comments Off on MMIC gave myliquitab a clean bill of health

Chest pain, inflammation and infection resulting from pill stuck in throat

“I can’t come to work today because I have to go to the hospital to get my chest pain checked,” texted Jason. Jason is a healthy 21-year old male, what could possibly cause his chest pain? Here’s Jason’s story: Jason took a pill for his migraine the night before. Unfortunately, the pill got stuck in [...]

By | 2017-12-08T13:25:51+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Drugs and Medications, Latest News, Stories|Comments Off on Chest pain, inflammation and infection resulting from pill stuck in throat

What causes swallowing problems in the elderly?

Dr Rebecca Leonard, a professor at the Department of Otolaryngology at UC Davis found that “as many as 20% of individuals over the age of 50 years, and most individuals by the age of 80 years, experience some degree of swallowing difficulty." According to Dr Leonard’s study, stroke, dementia and other age-related diseases are the [...]

By | 2017-12-08T13:25:52+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Elderly Care, Health and Lifestyle, Latest News|Comments Off on What causes swallowing problems in the elderly?