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Acute rheumatic fever

The bottom lineAcute rheumatic fever and its sequel, chronic rheumatic heart disease, are important global health problems: about 500 000 new cases occur annually and 34 million people worldwide hav...

Rheumatic fever - diagnosis and treatment

Many doctors may believe that acute rheumatic fever is a disease of the past, but it's estimated that, worldwide, there are 500,000 new annual cases, and that 15 million have chronic rheumatic heart d...

Psychological impact of rheumatic disease on teenagers

A research group looking at the impact that rheumatic diseases have on adolescents found that many test positive for anxiety, they highlight at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual European C...

Inflammatory link discovered between arthritis, heart valve disease

Researchers have used models to identify a potential link between excess production of inflammatory proteins that cause rheumatoid arthritis and the development of heart valve disease. The research te...

Chickenpox vaccine can be effective and safe even in children with paediatric rheumatic disease

Results from a new study show that the chickenpox vaccine can be safe even in children with rheumatic disease receiving immunosuppression treatment... The post Chickenpox vaccine can be effective and ...

Newer biological therapies can reduce heart disease risk in rheumatoid arthritis – findings from a new small study

The use of newer biological disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) can help lower heart disease risk factors in people with rheumatoid arthritis, a team reports in PLOS ONE. A total of 24 peo...

Biological agents can reduce work absenteeism in patients with rheumatic disease

Patients with rheumatic disease who are treated with biological drugs miss fewer days of work and are more productive than patients treated with non-biological agents, reveals a meta-analysis. 

A man with rust coloured urine and normocytic anaemia

A 65 year old man presented to the emergency department with a 10 day history of dark urine, general malaise, and progressive shortness of breath. He had a history of rheumatic heart disease and had.....

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Rheumatic Heart Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments.

Rheumatic heart disease is a major problem in developing countries and is the cause of most of the cardiovascular mortality in young people, leading to about 250,000 deaths per year worldwide. This di...

Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease Among Children - American Samoa, 2011-2012.

Acute rheumatic fever is a nonsuppurative, immune-mediated consequence of group A streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat). Recurrent or severe acute rheumatic fever can cause permanent cardiac valve ...

EuroSCORE Models in a Cohort of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease and a High Prevalence of Rheumatic Fever Submitted to Surgical Procedures.

Epidemiological differences can be found between Brazilian and European valvular heart disease patients. The prevalence of heart valve diseases due to rheumatic disease is significantly higher in the ...

Screening for Rheumatic Heart Disease among Peruvian Children: A Two-Stage Sampling Observational Study.

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...

Contemporary Issues in Rheumatic Fever and Chronic Rheumatic Heart Disease.

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