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An Alternate Explanation For Strep Throat & Rheumatic Fever by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 03 Jun 2011 4:46am KevinMD had a guest blogger who questioned the value of needing to treat one million strep throat infections with antibiotics to save one patient from rheumatic fever and heart disease. Typically, we only need to treat a particular strain of strep called Group A beta-hemolytic Strep (GABHS), which produces a particular type of toxin and antige ... Read on »
Recurrent sore throats by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 2 Comments If you have recurrent throat infections with staph or strep bacteria, check your toothbrush, your nose and your mate. One study showed that beta strep, which causes rheumatic fever, was grown from toothbrushes of 30 percent of children who were infected with that germ. Beta strep can persist in unwashed toothbrushes for 15 days and in washed to ... Read on »
New Strep Throat Guidelines Tackle Antibiotic Resistance by HealthFinder Posted Mon 10 Sep 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Most sore throats are actually caused by viruses. MONDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Doct ... Read on »
Strep Throat (Group A Streptococci Infections) by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm 3 Comments Signs and Symptoms Approximately 15% of children who have a sore throat and fever are infected by Group A streptococci. When Group A streptococci infect the throat, they cause pharyngitis, which is a painful inflammation of the throat (pharynx). Swallowing may become so painful that the child has difficulty eating. A child with strep phary ... Read on »
More Than a Third of Kids With Sore Throat Likely Have Strep A by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 8:57pm From Reuters Health Information By Robert Saunders NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 09 - A substantial proportion of children with pharyngitis probably have group A streptococcal infection, a new meta-analysis shows. Furthermore, about one in every eight healthy kids is a carrier. Those numbers are drawn from 29 studies with data on the pre ... Read on »
Symptoms of Strep Throat by rajesh moganti Posted Thu 09 Dec 2010 6:37am Strep throat is a bacterial infection wherein irritation and inflammation develops in the throat leading to abrupt, intense soreness in the tonsil & throat areas. Though definition-wise step throat arises due to the offender Streptococcus pyogenes bacterial form, there are other intruders like Haemophilus influenzae, stap neisseria which co ... Read on »
The New Brave New World: Natural Alternatives for the Treatment of Stress by Dr. Bruce F. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:14pm 1 Comment I am excited to present this guest post from Danielle Grilli from rvita.com . Americans are stressed out! In fact, according to statistics released by the American Psychological Association (APA) in 2007, more than fifty percent of Americans claim that stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional lives. As explained b ... Read on »
New FDA-approved alternative treatment for treatment-resistant depression by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 1:03pm MUSC.edu - Millions of patients with treatment-resistant clinical depression, who have struggled for years with disability and how to cope with their condition, now have an alternative treatment option that could help them lead more productive and successful lives. The NeuroStar TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) Therapy system, developed by N ... Read on »
ADHD Alternative Treatment: Finding Out What Really Works by Dr. Rory S. Doctor of PsychologyHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:15am 1 Comment Last night we kicked off the inaugural ADHD Family Teleseminars by talking about ADHD Alternative Treatments. If not the most frequently requested topic, it is definitely amongst the top 2 or 3, especially by parents of children with ADHD. No matter where you stand on the medication debate, considering alternative treatments is critical to su ... Read on »
Health Tip: Is That Sore Throat Strep? by Medline Plus Posted Tue 30 Oct 2012 7:00am Warning signs include severe pain when swallowing Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Streptococcal Infections Read on »