GRU tackles Ebola issues

...more infectious the person is, the sicker he is and vice versa," Vazquez said.The Ebola virus causes both a massive inflammation response that can cause blood vessels to become leaky, while at the same time dampening the immune response that would defend...

Pirates rally past Braves, clinch playoff spot

...midsection late in his five innings of work in a victory over Boston on Sept. 16.Braves: LHP Mike Minor has left shoulder inflammation and has been shut down for the remainder of the season. RHP David Hale will take Minor's spot in the rotation on Thursday...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Children consume too much salt, raising risk of heart disease

...contributing to obesity and chronic inflammation that could lead to other diseases...increased fat measures, obesity and inflammation among a group of 766 healthy adolescents...the journal Pediatrics.That chronic inflammation puts the teens at risk for metabolic...

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...

Augusta VA silent on patient's treatment

...2013, the former sergeant has worn a brace, and tried elliptical, bike riding and swimming to speed healing and reduce inflammation in his injured left knee, which he ruptured, displaced and tore while playing basketball during training at Camp Dodge...

Maria Sharapova digs deep to win in the U.S. Open second round

...said. "Mentally that helped me a lot."It helped that Dulgheru had played one set over the past five weeks because of inflammation in her right wrist, which was operated on in May 2013 and flared up recently.Dulgheru, though, pointed to Sharapova's...

Drug could be pneumonia therapy

A normally bad agent that causes inflammation contains what might be a potential therapy that could help treat severe lung disease like pneumonia, a Georgia Regents University...

Secondhand smoke harmful for dogs, cats

...exposure isn't available, but vets know from lab tests and office visits that inhaling smoke causes allergic reactions, inflammation and nasal and pulmonary cancers in pets, said Dr. Kerri Marshall, a veterinary officer for Trupanion pet insurance.Despite...