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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.
Pediatric practices struggle to adapt and survive amid COVID-19

Pediatric practices struggle to adapt and survive amid COVID-19

What takes so long? A behind-the-scenes look at the steps involved in COVID-19 testing

What takes so long? A behind-the-scenes look at the steps involved in COVID-19 testing

Pence leaves out key details about health coverage of coronavirus testing

Pence leaves out key details about health coverage of coronavirus testing

Group A streptococcus strains that are less susceptible to commonly used antibiotics identified

Group A streptococcus strains that are less susceptible to commonly used antibiotics identified

Antibiotics face an existential crisis

Antibiotics face an existential crisis

Dental health, diet may have an impact on psoriasis development and severity

Dental health, diet may have an impact on psoriasis development and severity

What you eat may change the way that antibiotics affect your gut

What you eat may change the way that antibiotics affect your gut

$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

Scientists discover new way to direct stem cells to heart tissue

Scientists discover new way to direct stem cells to heart tissue

Researchers get one step closer to global Strep A vaccine

Researchers get one step closer to global Strep A vaccine

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.