Inflammation bad for hearts

BOSTON - Inflammation that smolders for years inside the...several years of this low-level inflammation, men are three times as likely to...twice as likely to have strokes. The inflammation is so subtle that it shows up only...

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Study: inflammation is only a moderate predictor of heart disease

...in the field of heart disease - that inflammation levels in the bloodstream are a powerful...routinely used by some doctors to measure inflammation. And it challenges year-old recommendations...researchers said their findings suggest that inflammation is only a moderate predictor of heart...

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Inflammation still bothers Smoltz

ATLANTA --- Braves ace John Smoltz still has inflammation and discomfort in his right shoulder, leaving him unsure...the trouble worse. "See, if I keep creating more (inflammation), there's my answer," he said Sunday. "That's...

Braves' Melvin Upton Jr. out for rest of spring with foot injury

...is expected to miss the rest of spring training because of inflammation in his left foot.The team announced Upton's condition...season.Upton was diagnosed with sesamoiditis, which is inflammation in the bone behind the ball of the foot.The condition is...

Rangers' Darvish throws without pain

...Darvish threw 14 pitches without any discomfort Sunday, his most extensive work since being shut down last August with elbow inflammation.Darvish struck out two of the three batters he faced Sunday as curious Rangers fans, a large Japanese media contingent...

Braves: Upton's injury a negative for center field

...the door to center field shouldn't be welcomed with gladness. Upton has been sidelined for all of Spring Training with inflammation in a bone behind the ball of his left foot. He will miss all of April and could miss most of May, or he may not even return...

Gosselin's hit lifts unbeaten Braves over Mets

...innings.TRAINER'S ROOMMets: With Jenrry Mejia nursing inflammation in the back of his shoulder and Bobby Parnell not expected...mound. Minor is on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder inflammation.UP NEXTMets: RHP Dillon Gee, making his first start of...

Parkinson's disease increasing, but so are better treatments

...develop Parkinson's, "I think once you trigger that, then that's where inflammation becomes important," Standaert said. "The cause is upstream but inflammation is what makes it worse from year to year."There are other diseases where...

Major League Baseball notes

...help and support he needs. MARLINS: Opening Day starter Henderson Alvarez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder and elbow. HALL OF FAME: Nolan Ryan's Hall of Fame plaque is taking a road trip.The bronze plaque...

Rays snap Braves' winning streak

...threw 31 pitches in a simulated game Monday at extended spring training. Riefenhauser has missed 28 games with shoulder inflammation. ... Cash intimated that LHP Drew Smyly (torn labrum) might possibly return this year. "We're optimistic," Cash...