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Scabies and rheumatic fever strongly linked, Kiwi researchers find - New Zealand Herald



Scabies and rheumatic fever strongly linked, Kiwi researchers find 
New Zealand Herald
Streptococcal throat infections are believed to be the key cause of rheumatic fever, with New Zealand efforts focusing on finding and treating strep throat cases quickly. But there has been speculation scabies could also be behind some rheumatic fever ...

 


Scabies may play role in later developing rheumatic fever, new research shows - Stuff.co.nz



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Scabies may play role in later developing rheumatic fever, new research shows 
Stuff.co.nz
While the symptoms of rheumatic fever may disappear on their own, the inflammation from even one rheumatic fever attack could develop into rheumatic heart disease, where there is scarring of the heart valves. Children in south Auckland were ...

 


Rheumatic heart disease: overview - News-Medical.net



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Rheumatic heart disease: overview 
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Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a major cause of chronic and serious ill-health in developing countries. It is responsible for a leading share of heart disease in children and young adults, accounting for a quarter of a million deaths a year. It is ...

 


Rheumatic Heart Disease: Symptoms - News-Medical.net



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Rheumatic Heart Disease: Symptoms 
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All these symptoms occur because the heart must work too hard to keep adequate blood flowing to the different parts of the body, like a mechanical pump with one or more valves leaking or too tight. Sooner or later a breakdown may occur, and the patient ...

 


Rheumatic heart disease: pathophysiology - News-Medical.net



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Rheumatic heart disease: pathophysiology 
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Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a chronic and progressive form of damage to the heart valves resulting in dysfunction of the heart. It is a complication of an autoimmune disorder called acute rheumatic fever (ARF), which is in turn precipitated by ...

 


What is strep throat, what are the symptoms, can it be treated with antibiotics and is it contagious? - The Sun



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What is strep throat, what are the symptoms, can it be treated with antibiotics and is it contagious? 
The Sun
Can it be treated with antibiotics? It can be cleared up faster with antibiotics, and are normally prescribed if your doctor is concerned that it may turn into something more dangerous, such as rheumatic fever. Antibiotics decrease the duration of ...

 


The night Carson McCullers came back to life - Houston Chronicle



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The night Carson McCullers came back to life 
Houston Chronicle
But there was also joy. That is McCullers' triumph. When faced with painful love triangles, she turned the pain into art, even if it was sad art, as in "The Ballad of the Sad Café." That night, Valentine's night, I was feeling under the weather. I've ...

 


What You Should Know About Heart Valve Disease - Mountain Grove News Journal



What You Should Know About Heart Valve Disease 
Mountain Grove News Journal
In addition to age, risk factors for HVD include a history of rheumatic fever or infective endocarditis, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, or previous heart valve conditions from birth, called congenital heart defects. Those previously diagnosed ...

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Local doctors seeing uptick in strep throat cases - WEAR



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Local doctors seeing uptick in strep throat cases 
WEAR
... not sharing cups or utensils and tossing old toothbrushes, which she said should happen, "Any time the child has any infection whether it's Streptococcal, the flu or even just a simple rhinovirus." The news is good, Grier-Hall's patient is finally ...

 


Remembering VP Sathyan, India's forgotten 'Captain' - ESPN



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Remembering VP Sathyan, India's forgotten 'Captain' 
ESPN
As a child I never played much sport because I suffered from episodes of rheumatic fever. For this movie I took up football training for over three months with Sathyan's coaches TV Joy and CC Jacob. But to do justice to the character, it wasn't enough ...