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Household overcrowding found to be a major risk factor for acute rheumatic fever and strep skin

Household overcrowding found to be a major risk factor for acute rheumatic fever and strep skin

Brigham receives $16 million Helmsley Charitable Trust grant to improve healthcare delivery for NCDs

Brigham receives $16 million Helmsley Charitable Trust grant to improve healthcare delivery for NCDs

Study paves the way for efficient one-dose strategy to reduce scabies prevalence

Study paves the way for efficient one-dose strategy to reduce scabies prevalence

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Penicillin can prevent progression of latent rheumatic heart disease in children

Penicillin can prevent progression of latent rheumatic heart disease in children

Investment in primary prevention can reduce rheumatic heart disease in the African Union

Investment in primary prevention can reduce rheumatic heart disease in the African Union

New model could help test vaccines against the deadly Strep A bacteria

New model could help test vaccines against the deadly Strep A bacteria

Echocardiographic screening for early detection of rheumatic heart disease in schools

Echocardiographic screening for early detection of rheumatic heart disease in schools

Study finds increasing risk of heart valve infections in hospitals

Study finds increasing risk of heart valve infections in hospitals

Tackling the growing problem of heart disease in children with common sense interventions

Tackling the growing problem of heart disease in children with common sense interventions

$15 million grant funds new effort to develop universal vaccine for strep throat infections

$15 million grant funds new effort to develop universal vaccine for strep throat infections

ACC to join fellow experts at NCD Café to kick off Global Week for Actions on NCDs

ACC to join fellow experts at NCD Café to kick off Global Week for Actions on NCDs

IVI and MCRI to coordinate global push for developing vaccine against Strep A bacteria

IVI and MCRI to coordinate global push for developing vaccine against Strep A bacteria

Large-scale genomic sequencing narrows search for Strep A vaccine

Large-scale genomic sequencing narrows search for Strep A vaccine

Researchers get one step closer to global Strep A vaccine

Researchers get one step closer to global Strep A vaccine

Potential target for Group A Streptococcus vaccine identified

Potential target for Group A Streptococcus vaccine identified

World's major heart surgery organizations call for effective strategies to treat rheumatic heart disease

World's major heart surgery organizations call for effective strategies to treat rheumatic heart disease

Women of childbearing age with rheumatic heart disease face double danger

Women of childbearing age with rheumatic heart disease face double danger

Researchers propose different approach to beat antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Researchers propose different approach to beat antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Study identifies two genes involved in invasive group A Streptococcus infections

Study identifies two genes involved in invasive group A Streptococcus infections