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Acute inflammation of the structures of the pharynx and tonsils, also known as tonsillopharyngitis, represents a common condition that is usually encountered in outpatients seeking healthcare interventions. Sore throat and fever are the dominant symptoms of this condition which usually follows a benign course that resolves without any antimicrobial treatment.
On the border, volunteer doctors struggle to provide stopgap care to immigrants

On the border, volunteer doctors struggle to provide stopgap care to immigrants

Potential target for Group A Streptococcus vaccine identified

Potential target for Group A Streptococcus vaccine identified

Scientists discover trigger that turns strep infections into devastating disease

Scientists discover trigger that turns strep infections into devastating disease

Understanding of metal-free enzymes used by bacteria could lead to new effective antibiotics

Understanding of metal-free enzymes used by bacteria could lead to new effective antibiotics

Mice study shows antibiotics are not always necessary to cure sepsis

Mice study shows antibiotics are not always necessary to cure sepsis

Spurred by convenience, millennials often spurn the ‘family doctor’ model

Spurred by convenience, millennials often spurn the ‘family doctor’ model

UH researchers win $3.5 million grant to develop technology that combats multi-drug resistant bacteria

UH researchers win $3.5 million grant to develop technology that combats multi-drug resistant bacteria

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

Reducing length of antibiotic course decreases risk of drug resistance

Reducing length of antibiotic course decreases risk of drug resistance

Hoping to see your doctor via telemedicine? Here’s a quick guide.

Hoping to see your doctor via telemedicine? Here’s a quick guide.

Women of childbearing age with rheumatic heart disease face double danger

Women of childbearing age with rheumatic heart disease face double danger

UIC scientists identify new chemical compound to stop bacteria from causing sickness

UIC scientists identify new chemical compound to stop bacteria from causing sickness

Researchers propose different approach to beat antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Researchers propose different approach to beat antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Researchers identify challenges to understanding and classifying mental disorders

Researchers identify challenges to understanding and classifying mental disorders

Overabundance of gut bacteria may exacerbate pain in patients with sickle cell disease

Overabundance of gut bacteria may exacerbate pain in patients with sickle cell disease

Flat-fee primary care helps fill niche for Texas’ uninsured

Flat-fee primary care helps fill niche for Texas’ uninsured

Study identifies two genes involved in invasive group A Streptococcus infections

Study identifies two genes involved in invasive group A Streptococcus infections

Houston Methodist researchers find pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria

Houston Methodist researchers find pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria

New report says completing a course of antibiotics even after symptoms abate is overrated

New report says completing a course of antibiotics even after symptoms abate is overrated

Harris Health System expert offers guidance to prevent drug-induced photosensitivity

Harris Health System expert offers guidance to prevent drug-induced photosensitivity