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...

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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MCG studies protein-blocker with potential to control damaging inflammation

...infections to blocking the chronic inflammation that can lead to heart disease, researchers...cardiovascular disease.The concept of inflammation in heart disease is hardly new, he...pro-inflammatory, that helps to create inflammation.Working in mice, they found that...

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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...

Inflammation won't sideline Gonzalez

...Braves' Mike Gonzalez found "peace of mind" Thursday in magnetic resonance imaging. The MRI revealed nothing more than inflammation in the left-hander's pitching elbow, and he should be able to pitch by the weekend. Gonzalez insisted on the exam after...

Severe heart inflammation readily curable, but under-diagnosed

...doctors figure out what it is in time and give the heart some help, researchers say. Fulminant myocarditis is a severe inflammation that weakens the heart. It affects fewer than one in a million patients, but often kills those people. Doctors sometimes...

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