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...

Halloween contact lenses pose danger, feds warn

...Association, told GHN that potential users "don't know about the risks'' of such counterfeit lenses. They can produce inflammation, blurred vision and infections. "We have seen cases of serious scar tissue,'' says Briggs, an optometrist who practices...

Football hits could lead to hypertension, worsening concussions, GRU researchers say

...other factors and receptors well known for being involved in inflammation.Those receptors are on blood vessel cells and immune cells...to the GRU study. They have been shown to be involved in inflammation in the brain, where concussions and their long-term consequences...

3 infected with West Nile in Augusta

...neuroinvasive" West Nile virus case, where the infection attacks the central nervous system and typically causes encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain. That man was hospitalized but recovered, public health officials said last year.Two of the current Rich...

GRU researching liver cancer target

...centuries-old debate about the role of inflammation in cancer could provide a unique target...said.A potential connection between inflammation and cancer was first noted in the 1860s...of the protein, leading to chronic inflammation."This is a cycle that creates chronic...

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...

Inflammation worse for the heart than cholesterol

...attacks. The condition is low-grade inflammation, which may originate in a variety...evidence has become overwhelming that inflammation hidden deep in the body is a common...certainly recommend broad testing. Inflammation can be measured with a generic $10...

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