Strep Throat (GAS) Strep Throat (GAS)Related Health News « Back to Strep Throat (GAS) Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Common Strep Bacteria May Be Morphing Into 'Superbug' Does Tamiflu Work? Questions Continue Eyes May Possess Infection-Killing Power: Study Flesh-Eating Bacteria No Cause for Panic, Experts Say Health Tip: Is That Sore Throat Strep? Health Tip: What's Behind a Sore Throat? Kids' Strep Throat: Likely No Need to Lose Tonsils Many Docs Wrongly Prescribe Powerful Antibiotics: Study New Guidelines on When Kids Need Tonsillectomies New Strep Throat Guidelines Tackle Antibiotic Resistance No Need to Toss Your Child's Toothbrush After Strep Throat, Study Suggests Social Media Helps Pin Down Source of Foodborne Strep Throat Outbreak U.S. Antibiotic Prescribing Rates Highest in South: Study Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Common Strep Bacteria May Be Morphing Into 'Superbug' Many Docs Wrongly Prescribe Powerful Antibiotics: Study Social Media Helps Pin Down Source of Foodborne Strep Throat Outbreak No Need to Toss Your Child's Toothbrush After Strep Throat, Study Suggests Does Tamiflu Work? Questions Continue Health Tip: Is That Sore Throat Strep? Health Tip: What's Behind a Sore Throat? Eyes May Possess Infection-Killing Power: Study U.S. Antibiotic Prescribing Rates Highest in South: Study Kids' Strep Throat: Likely No Need to Lose Tonsils New Strep Throat Guidelines Tackle Antibiotic Resistance Flesh-Eating Bacteria No Cause for Panic, Experts Say New Guidelines on When Kids Need Tonsillectomies Suggested Reading on Strep Throat by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 15 articles Upper Respiratory Tract Infection An upper respiratory infection is a contagious infection of the structures of the upper respiratory tract, which includes the sinuses, nasal passages, Infectious Mononucleosis Infectious mononucleosis is a virus infection in which there is an increase of white blood cells that are mononuclear (with a single nucleus) "Mono" Group B Strep Group B strep are bacteria called Streptococcus agalactiae that may sometimes cause infections both in a pregnant woman and her newborn. Symptoms include Tonsillitis It is thought that the tonsils and adenoids assist the body in fighting incoming bacteria and viruses by helping the body form antibodies. This is thought Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is defined as a reduction or cessation of breathing during sleep. The three types of sleep apnea are central apnea, obstructive apnea (OSA), Heart Murmur A heart murmur is the sound generated when blood flow within the heart is not smooth. Causes of heart murmurs can be functional, congenital, or caused Sore Throat Sore throats are generally described as pain or discomfort in the throat area. A sore throat may be caused by bacterial or viral infections; toxins, irritants, Adenovirus 14 Adenovirus infection, particularly Ad14, or the "killer cold virus" has been on the increase in the past two years. Symptoms range from those experienced Snoring Snoring, like all other sounds, is caused by vibrations that cause particles in the air to form sound waves. While we are asleep, turbulent air flow can Streptococcal Infections Group A streptococcal infections are caused by group A streptococcus, a bacteria that causes a variety of health problems, including strep throat, impetigo, Children's Cough Causes and Treatments Children's cough causes include infection, acid reflux, asthma, allergies or sinus infection, whooping cough, and exposure to irritants. Treatment for Erythema Nodosum Erythema nodosum is a skin inflammation that results in reddish, painful, tender lumps most commonly located in the front of the legs below the knees. Children's Health Children's health is focused on the well-being of children from conception through adolescence. There are many aspects of children's health, including Rheumatic Fever Rheumatic fever is a disease that sometimes occurs after a group A streptococcal infection of the throat. Symptoms and signs include carditis, polyarthritis, Teens Teenagers recognize that they are developmentally between child and adult. Teen health prevention includes maintaining a healthy diet, exercising regularly, Medications 26 articles Procedures & Tests 2 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 6 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 10 articles Health News 13 articles Health Features 6 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!