International Reflux Day highlights a serious health problem

More than 20% of the world’s population suffer from reflux and endure symptoms like heartburn, acid reflux and thick phlegm. In many cases, so severely that it is difficult to eat normally – or even to lie down and sleep. To draw attention to this growing, global problem, International Reflux Day has been instituted on […]

Swedish MedTech company MYoroface expands – innovative medical treatment for reflux now launched across the entire Nordic region

MYoroface is the Swedish MedTech company behind the unique innovation IQoro which treats the underlying cause of acid reflux, heartburn and more. IQoro has now been launched across all Nordic markets. Through a farsighted long-term global expansion strategy, the company wants to eventually address the fifth of the world’s population that suffer from acid reflux. […]

IQoro meets the new, more rigorous demands for the CE mark

A CE Mark is needed in order to introduce a MedTech product into the EU and currently the UK markets. Starting from 26th May 2021 the new MDR regulations 2017/745 will apply. These set higher demands on suppliers, but what will they mean for consumers? A summary of the new MDR regulations Increased demand for […]

New neuromuscular treatment for Hiatus hernia shortens intervention times for Healthcare Professionals and patients

Swedish Associate Professors Thomas Franzén and Mary Hägg have written a book chapter for IntechOpen, the world’s leading publisher of Open Access books. The conclusions are that reflux is most commonly caused by Hiatus hernia and that this can be treated successfully with neuromuscular training. The treatment also shortens intervention times for Healthcare Professionals as […]

Swedish neuromuscular training device referenced in NICE pathway for treatment of reflux diseases in the NHS

In the UK, the National Health Service (NHS) is advised by, amongst others, The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), who provide national guidance and advice to improve health and social care, have updated guidelines on two pathways that recommend treatments for reflux diseases. Both highlight IQoro as a treatment: – Managing gastro-oesophageal reflux […]

Mary Hägg awarded Associate Professor status at Uppsala University

Scientist, innovator and registered dentist Mary Hägg has recently been awarded the title of Docent/Associate Professor in experimental ear, nose and throat diseases at Uppsala University. Her wide-ranging research centres on neuromuscular training and how it can be used to treat a range of conditions from Hiatus hernia, reflux and sleep apnoea to speech and […]

International Reflux Day inaugurated on 9th November

More than 20% of the world’s population suffer from reflux and endure symptoms like heartburn, acid reflux and thick phlegm. In many cases so severely that it is difficult to eat normally – or even to lie down and sleep. To draw attention to this global problem MYoroface AB, manufacturer of IQoro, has instituted International […]

Swallowing difficulties hit elderly especially hard – but are treatable

Swallowing difficulties hit the elderly especially hard. Ageing, stroke, dementia, degenerative diseases, etc. often affect quality of life by reducing the ability to eat and drink normally in a social situation. There is concern in Sweden UK and across the world that our elderly are at risk of dehydration and malnutrition if they cannot swallow […]

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ACNR post: IQoro for stroke-related dysphagia

The UK based, international, peer reviewed journal, Advances in Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation (ACNR), posted in the section of Industry News on 1st of August.

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Ground-breaking results presented by a UK-based Speech and Language Therapist

Natalie Morris is the clinical lead and director of Integrated Therapy Solutions, an independent practice in England. Her main patient group is children and young persons with Cerebral Palsy. Natalie has long been dissatisfied with the range of treatments available – and their effectiveness – for saliva control in her cohort. Today she presented on […]

Swedish National Radio: Many elderly people have difficulty swallowing

Many elderly people have difficulty swallowing. An independent study shows that swallowing ability can easily be improved. People with swallowing difficulties – dysphagia – are not only at risk of pneumonia and under-nourishment, but also endure a social handicap. Having food stick in the throat, coughing and choking is seen by most as embarrassing in a […]

NICE Recognise IQoro for Treatment of Hiatus Hernia

NICE Recognise IQoro® for Treatment of Hiatus Hernia – at least 13 million people in the UK are affected. Hiatus Hernia is a condition that can affect up to at least 13 million people in the UK but could be many more. It causes for example the symptoms of reflux, heartburn, the feeling of food being […]

Increased demand for solution to common public diseases

More and more people discover IQoro. Not only patients but also doctors, nurses, and specialists. “Curiosity is great, last autumn we held a training session for logopedics and dieticians in Norway. Something we continue to the effects off,” says Ylvali Gerling, CEO at MYoroface. Training with IQoro treats the root cause of problems such as difficulty […]

New, innovative neuromuscular training method for swallowing difficulties gains public recognition twice in one week!

A powerful article in the Finance and industry section of the renowned Gothenburg Post describes the IQoro neuromuscular training device as ‘a small gadget that revolutionises swallowing difficulties treatment’; in the same week the device won first prize in the Fiber Optic Valley competition for innovation. Articles below are unfortunately in Swedish only: Artikel i […]

IQoro used in successful joint initiative in care of the elderly

Swallowing training and improved mealtime concept overcomes undernourishment problems In the autumn of 2016, the health authority in the Swedish region of Hudiksvall launched a new project together with MYoroface AB, the company behind IQoro. The goal was to create an effective model to counter undernourishment and improve quality of life for the elderly. The […]

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IQoro in the UK healthcare system

In its homeland, Sweden, IQoro® is purchased by more than half of the regional health authorities to be issued to patients with difficulties with swallowing or speech, facial paralysis, LPR, hiatal hernia, snoring, sleep apnoea and the other conditions that it treats. It is not available in the same way in the UK, only by […]

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IQoro and Stroke in the UK

IQoro is a Swedish invention and product that is now being launched with real impact in the UK. IQoro has agreed to be a sponsor at three important UK and Northern Ireland stroke events.  IQoro will be represented and will exhibit at the forums for stroke care professionals in Northern Ireland, Wales, and England and […]

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MYoroface – one of Sweden’s ten most innovative entrepreneurs

On April 5th, Sweden’s ten most innovative entrepreneurs were bestowed with awards. MYoroface, a company connected to Uminova Innovation and Biotech Umeå, were one of the companies to receive a 200 000 SEK stipend. Read the article in Nordic Life Science – click here