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Study finds link between genetic makeup, rheumatic heart disease

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...

Children’s National Health System to Launch Rheumatic Heart Disease Eradication Effort with $3.7 Million Grant from American Heart Association

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 22, 2017 Children’s National Health System has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the America...

Antibody genes influence forgotten heart disease

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 ...

Global Health: Scientists Link a Gene Mutation to Rheumatic Heart Disease

Patients with strep infections were far more likely to suffer damaged heart valves if they had a certain mutation, researchers reported.

Why location matters — site-specific factors in rheumatic diseases

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...

A New Lipid to Assess Heart Disease Risk

Predicting cardiac events in progressing coronary artery disease with plasma ceramides Heart disease is the most common cause of death in the United States and has been for more than 50 years.1 Ironic...

Speaker: Checkpoint inhibitors may produce rheumatic side effects

NEW YORK — Checkpoint inhibitors — which are effective as cancer therapy — may yield side effects that are rheumatic, according to Leonard H. Calabrese, DO, at the Interdisciplinary Autoimmune S...

A Moving Target: Cardiovascular Risk & Rheumatic Disease

 SOURCE With little research and no clear guidelines, physicians have to rely on expert opinions and their own experience when treating patients with both rheumatic... Read More →

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Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease: Collaboration Patterns and Research Core Topics.

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...


Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD), a chronic acquired heart disorder results from Acute Rheumatic Fever. RHD is mostly prevalent in developing nations which is mainly diagnosed by transthoracic echocardio...

Adherence to secondary prophylaxis for rheumatic heart disease is underestimated by register data.

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...

Interleukin-10: Role in increasing susceptibility and pathogenesis of rheumatic fever/rheumatic heart disease.

Streptococcus pyogenes (group A streptococcus) causes rheumatic fever (RF) which later progresses towards rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in the susceptible individuals. RF and RHD both contribute towar...

Prevalence of rheumatic valvular heart disease in Rwandan school children: echocardiographic evaluation using the World Heart Federation criteria.

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...

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