Mike Minor: Braves bounceback candidate

...with a flat four-seamer with little command, combined with the usual slider away/changeup down mentality. Shoulder inflammation that pushed his season debut to May didn't help his feel for pitching early in the season. On that Aug. 1 start against...


...intensive care unit because of signs of a generalized infection. They said the extra care was needed because there was excessive inflammation in his body caused by the infection, which is not uncommon, but he always responded well to the antibiotic treatment...

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...

Miami's McGehee, Seattle's Young are baseball's comeback players of the year

...progressing toward resuming baseball activities in early December.Wright didn't play after Sept. 8 because of persistent inflammation in his left rotator cuff. He was told to rest, then to undertake a six-week rehabilitation program to strengthen his...

Researchers say niacin could prevent colon cancer

...might also be protecting him from colon inflammation and colon cancer."That's great...fiber helps to protect against colon inflammation and cancer but exactly how that happens...react to the butyrate and lead to less inflammation. Also, mice bred to lack this receptor...

GRU tackles Ebola issues

...said."The more infectious the person is, the sicker he is, and vice versa," Vazquez said.The virus causes 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...

A number of stinging caterpillars can be found in our area

...to intense irritation, stinging, itching or burning sensations; development of dermatitis, rash lesions or pustules; inflammation, swelling and numbness at or around the area of contact; fever and nausea; and in some cases, intense pain. The type...