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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...
Thomas Pilgrim, M.D., of Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland, and colleagues conducted a study to determine the prevalence and incidence of clinically silent and manifest rheumatic heart disea...
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) key opinion leaders, health ministers, clinicians, and industry representatives gathered in Ethiopia in February 2015. The question: how to eradicate RHD in Africa. The r...
Indigenous women journeying though pregnancy with the added complication of rheumatic heart disease have the best outcomes with collaborative and culturally appropriate care according to the lead rese...
Serological and proteomic biomarkers can help clinicians diagnose rheumatic diseases earlier and assess disease activity more accurately. These markers have been incorporated into the recently...
In the setting of inflammatory diseases, metabolic profiling has potential applications in diagnosis, monitoring and defining disease pathogenesis. This Review focuses on metabolomic studies in rheuma...
Colin Jeffrey March 16, 2016 2 pictures The Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Lab of the University of Tel Aviv has used advanced nanotechnology tools to create fully-functional surrogate t...
(PRWEB) February 02, 2016 The heart is an important part of your everyone's health and well-being. Heart disease refers to the ...
Doctor Elliott Miller and his team at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, USA, have found that drinking tea could protect the heart. Just one cup of tea a day -- whether green or black -- could be en...
Rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are the most-common cardiovascular disease in young people aged
The purpose is to provide a broad overview of the current state of knowledge of pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of rheumatic heart disease (RHD).
The objective of the study was to evaluate the implications of different classifications of rheumatic heart disease on estimated prevalence, and to systematically assess the importance of incidental f...
The epidemiology of heart disease is changing, with rheumatic heart disease becoming less common but degenerative valve disorders, heart failure and atrial fibrillation (AF) increasing.