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Northland M?ori need effective strategies to treat acute rheumatic fever - New Zealand Doctor Online



Northland M?ori need effective strategies to treat acute rheumatic fever 
New Zealand Doctor Online
Research by the University of Auckland has found a lack of throat swabbing and inappropriate prescription of antibiotics in primary care is preventing the diagnoses and treatment of acute rheumatic fever and group A streptococcus bacteria in Northland ...

 


Two cases of rheumatic fever hit Gisborne - Gisborne Herald



Two cases of rheumatic fever hit Gisborne 
Gisborne Herald
TWO young Gisborne people have been diagnosed with rheumatic fever and hospitalised in the past month. Hauora Tairawhiti Medical Officer of Health Dr Anura Jayasinghe said health organisations had been focusing on eradicating rheumatic fever from ...

 


Rheumatic heart disease chocking productive population - experts - New Vision



New Vision
 
Rheumatic heart disease chocking productive population - experts 
New Vision
Rheumatic heart disease is the inflammation of the heart that occurs with acute rheumatic fever and soar throat; that can result in permanent damage to the heart, particularly the heart valves. Kaducu was speaking at the opening of a two day rheumatic ...

 


Research in Horses Could Prevent Hoarseness in People - Infectious Disease Special Edition



Research in Horses Could Prevent Hoarseness in People 
Infectious Disease Special Edition
Researchers working with veterinarians have discovered new genes linked to the survival of Streptococcus pyogenes in people. The number of cases of infections caused by S. pyogenes around the world has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, ...

 


Christine Rosalind Nisselius - Gillette News Record



Gillette News Record
 
Christine Rosalind Nisselius 
Gillette News Record
Her community mindedness also included being involved with other mothers in the Throat Swabbing School Program instituted by Dr. Brandon Phibbs and Wyoming Public Health for the prevention of rheumatic fever. One favorite memory was her ...

 


CACHE: You've gotta have art after retirement - Wicked Local Medford



Wicked Local Medford
 
CACHE: You've gotta have art after retirement 
Wicked Local Medford
At 6 years old, I started taking dance lessons, but had to quit when I was 12 because of rheumatic fever and had to stay confined to bed. This caused me to miss the entire seventh grade, but the limitation spurred my creative endeavors even more.

 


DARE TO BE 100. VIET NAM AGAIN - HuffPost



DARE TO BE 100. VIET NAM AGAIN 
HuffPost
I learned that earlier Chuck had supported a French heart surgeon, Carpentier, who once a year had flown in to town with his retinue to fix the scarred heart valves of the kids who were suffering from rheumatic heart disease. High theater, but what ...

 


Rere?tea - Midday News 17 November - M?ori Television



M?ori Television
 
Rere?tea - Midday News 17 November 
M?ori Television
Research by the University of Auckland has found the inappropriate prescription of antibiotics is preventing the diagnoses of rheumatic fever in Northland M?ori. And Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little is meeting with Ng?puhi iwi in Waitangi ...

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How to handle heart problems in children - The New Times



The New Times
 
How to handle heart problems in children 
The New Times
?Suppose the child has got rheumatic fever, initially, there will be no valve damage but with time, the valve will be temporarily affected. Even if the valve is temporarily affected, if the doctor is able to identify the problem and treat it in time ...

 


On the Bright Side: Concert band treats veterans to medley of patriotic music - Oneonta Daily Star



Oneonta Daily Star
 
On the Bright Side: Concert band treats veterans to medley of patriotic music 
Oneonta Daily Star
A bout of rheumatic fever as a child had held him back in school, and he was drafted into the Navy as an 18-year-old before his senior year to serve in the Philippines during World War II. It was a simple but surprising reminder of the sacrifices ...