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AA amyloidosis affects approximately 35,000 - 50,000 individuals in the United States, Europe (Top 5 countries) and Japan. The disease occurs in a subset of patients with long-lasting inflammatory c...
The American Heart Association awarded the Children’s National Health System a grant to launch a rheumatic heart disease center, according to a press release. The program will aim to develop strateg...
Body: A new study led by scientists at Oxford University have found the link between strep throat and rheumatic heart disease could be dependent on a patient’s genetic makeup, not just how quic...
In an effort to treat and prevent rheumatic
Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 22, 2017 Childrenâs National Health System has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the America...
Rheumatic diseases can affect sexual health, which can sometimes be overlooked by health professionals. In this Review, the author discusses the effect of rheumatic diseases and anti-rheumatic drugs o...
New research has found that genetic differences in antibody genes alter individuals' susceptibility to rheumatic heart disease, a forgotten inflammatory heart condition – known as 'RHD' – that is ...
Patients with strep infections were far more likely to suffer damaged heart valves if they had a certain mutation, researchers reported.
Specific patterns of joint and organ involvement exist in different rheumatic diseases. Ospelt and Frank-Bertoncelj delve into the reasons behind these patterns, and what they mean for future research...
Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are important health problems in developing countries. The study aim was to provide a review and content analysis of the scientific literature on rheu...
In high-burden Australian states and territories, registers of patients with acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease are maintained for patient management, monitoring of system performance a...
Rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic valvular heart disease (RHD) remain important medical, surgical and public health concerns in many parts of the world, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. However, the...
The primary aim of this study was to determine adherence to benzathine penicillin (BPG) for individuals diagnosed with rheumatic heart disease (RHD) by echocardiographic screening between 2007-2012.
We evaluated the relationship between admission serum uric acid (SUA) and in-hospital and one-year mortality after valve replacement surgery (VRS) for patients with rheumatic heart disease (RHD).