WHO: Viral testing 'advisable' in Rio's Olympic waters

...knock an athlete out of competition. The viruses can cause more serious, though rarer, ailments including heart and brain inflammation. JAPAN'S NEW PLAN: Japan has adopted a new basic plan for its main stadium for the 2020 Olympics that would replace the...

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...

Jace Peterson, Julio Teheran lead Braves past Phillies

...with a walk at Triple-A Lehigh Valley in his first rehab game since being placed on the DL on June 23 with right ankle inflammation. Utley will continue his rehab on Tuesday and Wednesday for Double-A Reading in Trenton, N.J. Mackanin didn't indicate...

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...

Not all appendicitis cases need surgery

Appendicitis, or inflammation of the appendix, occurs in 250,000 people each year in the...abdomen. The diagnosis is often confirmed by a CT scan showing inflammation around the appendix. For decades, the standard treatment for...

German star Bastian Schweinsteiger to join Manchester United

...Thursday and Bayern's Rummenigge says "there is light at the end of the tunnel again. An examination has confirmed the inflammation has gone down." PORTO: Goalkeeper Iker Casillas is leaving Real Madrid to join Portuguese club FC Porto after 16 seasons...

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...