Close Disease triggered by strep attacks brain A disease triggered by strep throat can attack the brain and cause psychiatric problems in children. The disease is called PANDAS...but many doctors are not aware of it. WUSA 3:55 PM. CDT October 19, 2016 TRENDING VIDEOS Plane from Houston makes emergency landing Crash sets off chain reaction, 2 killed Houston Forecast for Monday morning Police: Man shoots mother in NW Houston Houston region braces for heavy rain Two Cypress Lake High School students killed Selena's family steps in to stop show Three suspects charged in death of 4 year old Ava Castillo 3 teens charged in shooting death of 4-year-old Houston forecast for Sunday night More Stories Police investigating fatal accident on Gulf Freeway Dec. 5, 2016, 7:28 a.m. 1 reportedly injured in 2-alarm west Houston apartment fire Dec. 5, 2016, 6:57 a.m. Houston Forecast: Wet morning commute Mar. 1, 2016, 8:29 a.m.