Recurrent streptococcal infection, the cause of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) and kidney disease, represents another major infectious risk factor for NCD in Africa.
What does RHD stand for?
RHD stands for Rheumatic Heart Disease
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We have 80 other meanings of RHD in our Acronym Attic
- Rel Homology Domain
- Relative Hepatic Dullness
- Remedy Help Desk
- Removable Hard Disk
- Research Higher Degree
- Réseau Haut Débit (French: Broadband Network)
- Resources for Human Development (various locations)
- Response Hold Delay
- Restauration Hors-Domicile
- Revue Historique de Droit Français et Étranger (French: Historical Review of French and Foreign Law)
- Right Hand Dominant
- Right Hand Drive
- Right Hemisphere Damage (brain injury)
- Right Hip Disarticulation
- Roads and Highways Department (Bangladesh)
- Robbery Homicide Division
- Robust High Density
- Roller Hockey Dijon (French roller hockey club)
- Rural Health Development (various locations)
- Recombinant Human Intestinal Defensin 5
Samples in periodicals archive:
He said cardiovascular disease is caused by disorders of the heart and blood vessels, and includes coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, raised blood pressure, peripheral artery disease, rheumatic heart disease, congenital heart disease and heart failure.
Rheumatic Heart Disease The most common and severe long-term consequence of ARF is rheumatic heart disease (RHD).
Washington, Apr 23 ( ANI ): Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) is considerably under-treated in Africa and India, according to the preliminary findings of a new global study.
00 Paperback RC927 Vijayalakshmi, a cardiologist at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research in India, brings together cardiologists from India, New Zealand, and the US for 22 chapters on acute rheumatic fever and chronic rheumatic heart disease (RHD) for pediatricians, physicians, and medical students, especially those who treat patients in poor communities.
While Oman has come a long way to curb rheumatic heart diseases, the recent trend shows that the youth in Oman are getting more prone to cardiovascular diseases owing to their unhealthy lifestyle.